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Vindicating the Rights of Guantánamo Bay Defense Lawyers

When two civilian lawyers attempted to resign as counsel to a Guantánamo Bay detainee on ethical grounds, they were threatened with arrest to force them to defend their client.

In this video, hear from members of the cross-office Jenner & Block team about their work ensuring the defense lawyers’ right to resign from the case without arrest..

Read more about the case in The Heart of the Matter.

TAGS: Appellate, Litigation, Pro Bono

PEOPLE: Matthew S. Hellman, Luke C. Platzer, Adam G. Unikowsky, Ishan K. Bhabha, Keisha N. Stanford, Tassity Johnson, Todd C. Toral, Lauren J. Hartz

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