The Last Front in the War in Court: Torture and Law at Guantánamo

Lisa Hajjar and David Nevin

February 24, 2023
2:00 – 4:00
McCune Conference Room
6020 HSSB

Lisa Hajjar will discuss her new book, and David Nevin will discuss his role as a lead defense counsel in the 9/11 case in the Guantánamo military commissions. Then they will have a conversation about the significance of this case and its implications for the US legal system. A reception will follow the event.
Sponsored by the UCSB Orfalea Center and the Sociology Department

Lisa Hajjar is professor and chair of the Sociology Department at UC Santa Barbara.

David Nevin has defended criminal cases throughout the United States for more than 40 years, with particular emphasis on cases implicating issues of civil rights and government overreaching, including the 1993 Ruby Ridge case, and the 2004 terrorism prosecution of a Saudi Arabian graduate student, Sami Omar Al-Hussayen. Between 2008 and 2019, Mr. Nevin served as government-appointed lead defense counsel for Mr. Khalid Shaikh Mohammad in his capital prosecution at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba arising from the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington, D.C.

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Graduate Student Researcher at the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies
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