Laurel E. Fletcher

Laurel E. Fletcher is Clinical Professor of Law at UC Berkeley, School of Law where she directs the International Human Rights Law Clinic. She co-authored “The Guantanamo Effect: Exposing the Consequences of U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices” (UC Press, 2009) which details the impact of detention on former detainees who were held in U.S. custody in Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

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Art as Justice: Public Memory and Torture

Art as Justice: Public Memory and Torture

I teach human rights at a law school that will forever be associated with the Bush Administration's torture policy. John Yoo, one of the principal authors of the Torture Memo authorizing “enhanced interrogation techniques,” sits on ...