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Marjorie Cohn

Marjorie Cohn

Marjorie Cohn is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, former president of the National Lawyers Guild, and deputy secretary-general of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. Her latest book is, "Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues" (2017). Previous books include: "Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law" (2007) and co-author of "Rules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent" (2009 with Kathleen Gilberd); and an anthology, "The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse" (2012).

Articles by this author

 

George Floyd "Narrated His Death," Says Attorney at International Inquiry

Testimony elicited at the hearings exposes two systems of justice—one for whites and one for Blacks.

Marjorie Cohn ·


On the Current Status of Trump's Coup Attempt—and Its Future

It may look like this is one frivolity and absurdity after another—and it is. But if this electoral clash reaches the Supreme Court, all bets are off.

Marjorie Cohn ·


The Foreign Policy Litmus Test for Democrats in 2020

As the carnage continues with no end in sight, all of the Democratic candidates should be making immediate and complete U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and indeed, all countries in which the United States is fighting, a central pillar of their platforms.

Marjorie Cohn ·


Protests Force Starbucks to Ditch ADL From Leading Anti-Racism Training

"You can't be a piece of an anti-bias training when you openly support a racist, oppressive, and brutal colonization of Palestine," says Cat Brooks

Marjorie Cohn ·


Trump Finds Fellow Bully in Bolton

The dangers inherent in following Bolton’s favored policies in Iran and North Korea cannot be overestimated.

Marjorie Cohn ·


Trump Makes the Crisis Worse for Palestinian Refugees

“Any reduction of aid would be a death sentence for refugees in Gaza.”

Marjorie Cohn ·


The Vietnam War is Not History for Victims of Agent Orange

The actions of the US government and the US manufacturers of Agent Orange and other deadly herbicides is a moral outrage.

Marjorie Cohn ·


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