Scott Roehm is the Washington Director of the Center for Victims of Torture and chair of the Board of Directors for Refugee Council USA. Prior to this, he was Vice President of Programs and Policy at The Constitution Project, where he oversees the organization’s national security and criminal justice portfolios. Before joining The Constitution Project, Scott served as the special counsel for pro bono at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. In that capacity he litigated federal civil rights and immigration cases and led Orrick’s participation in projects to address abuses arising out of U.S. counterterrorism practices, deficiencies in the immigration system, and a variety of international human rights matters. Scott has also worked with Truth and Reconciliation Commissions in Monrovia, Liberia and Greensboro, North Carolina.
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Monday, November 23, 2020
Message to Joe Biden: No Torturers in the Next Cabinet
President-elect Joe Biden will soon take office having pledged to “heal” and “unify” the country, possibly signaling a more centrist approach to governing. He also campaigned on a policy platform that former President Barack Obama dubbed the “most progressive … of any major party nominee in history...