CERL Affiliated Faculty Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet interviewed in, “Iran protests, explained,” by Kristen de Groot, Penn Today
CERL Advisory Council member Richard Painter quoted in, “Two key questions as Congress scrutinizes records from Trump’s accountant,” by Ben Werschkul, Yahoo Finance
CERL Advisory Council member David Jonas quoted in, “What Does Russia’s Partial Military Mobilization Mean?” by Sarah Gleim, HowStuffWorks
CERL Faculty Director Claire Finkelstein quoted in, “Fact Check: U.S. Presidents Can NOT Declassify Documents Simply By Saying ‘It’s Declassified’ Or By Merely ‘Thinking About It’ – There Is A Procedure For Doing It,” Ed Payne, Lead Stories
Advisory Council member Richard Painter, “Geoffrey Berman reveals how Donald Trump abused his firing power,” MSNBC The views expressed in this opinion do not necessarily represent those of any organization or university.
Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Stephen Xenakis, M.D., quoted in, “Biden Administration Considers Psychedelic Therapies Task Force,” by Ken Jordan, LUCID News For more from Brig. Gen. Xenakis on this topic, see “A Balm for Psyches Scarred by War,” by Rachel Nuwer, The New York Times
Former CERL Fellow Nicholas Seidel, “Natural Gas May Soon Spark War Between Israel and Hezbollah,” Newsweek
News Exclusive, “Biden Administration Quietly Steps Up Effort to Close Guantanamo,” by Jess Bravin, The Wall Street Journal
CERL Affiliated Faculty Lynn Meskell interviewed on, “World Heritage—too much of a good thing?” Australia’s ABC
CERL Executive Board member Brig. Gen. John Baker quoted in, “At Millions Per Detainee, Guantánamo Prison Stuck in a Cycle of Costly Delays,” by Carol Rosenberg, The New York Times
Twenty-one years after the 9/11 attacks, the Guantánamo Bay (GTMO) detention facility at the U.S. naval base in Cuba remains in operation at an annual cost of $540 million. The delay in shuttering the prison has deferred justice for the families of the 9/11 victims and the detainees alike. A site of torture and degrading […]
Article: The manipulation of minds: reckoning with the legacy of the American post 9/11 torture program
Maria Hartwig and CERL Advisory Council member Mark Fallon, “The manipulation of minds: reckoning with the legacy of the American post 9/11 torture program,” Vol. 32 No. 3 (2022): Torture Journal: Journal on Rehabilitation of Torture Victims and Prevention of Torture
CERL Executive Board member James Clapper quoted in, “North Korea rules out denuclearization. The West should prioritize human rights,” The Hill Original commentary from an address at the Institute for Corean-American Studies (ICAS)
“Legal experts propose plan to close Guantánamo Bay prison,” Patrick Slater, Vermont Law School, US, JURIST
CERL Advisory Council member Mark Fallon quoted in, “21 Years After September 12th: Training to Detect, Deter, and Defeat Terror,” POLICE Magazine
“No permissible reason” for Trump to have foreign country’s nuclear program as keepsake, Claire Finkelstein explains
CERL Faculty Director Claire Finkelstein interviewed on Newsy Tonight With Chance Seales
Co-authored opinion by CERL Advisory Council member Geoffrey S. Corn and Peter Margulies, “The New Defense Department Plan to Curb Civilian Harm: A Bold Blueprint for Change,” Lawfare
“It identifies or exposes our gaps with regard to intelligence collection,” said Shawn Turner of nuclear secrets at Mar-a-Lago
Executive Board member Shawn Turner interviewed by CNN and quoted in, “Nuclear secrets reportedly found at Mar-a-Lago are ‘gamechanger’, experts say – live,” The Guardian
CERL Advisory Council member Richard Painter quoted in, “Trust the system in judge’s naming Trump case referee,” The Daily Progress
CERL Executive Board member James Clapper interviewed on, “Clapper shares ‘profound concerns’ over seized documents,” CNN
CERL Advisory Council member David Jonas interviewed on, “Are rich nations responsible for Pakistan’s Floods?” TRT’s The Newsmakers
CERL Advisory Council member George Croner quoted in, “Donald Trump Aims to End ‘Confusion’ Over FBI Photo of Top Secret Documents,” by Aila Slisco, Newsweek
CERL Executive Board member James Clapper spoke of “chain of custody” issues relating to the documents at Mar-a-Lago.
“He’s inciting January 6 all over again,” Richard Painter told the Guardian of Sen. Graham’s remarks
CERL Advisory Council member Richard Painter was quoted by the Guardian in, “Graham predicts ‘riots in streets’ if Trump is prosecuted over classified records.”
Director Clapper speaks with Anderson Cooper about dangers of Trump storing classified documents in unsecure location
CERL Executive Board member James Clapper joined Anderson Cooper on an episode of Anderson Cooper 360, “Justice Department releases redacted Mar-a-Lago search warrant.”
CERL board member among signatories of a letter urging Biden to grant Yev Vindman honor of retiring as colonel
CERL Executive Board member Stuart Gerson is a signatory of a national lawyers’ group letter calling on President Biden to allow Yev Vindman the military honor of retiring as a colonel.
CERL Advisory Council member Richard Painter joined the Roundtable’s “A Complex Prosecution: Can the country afford to engage in a protracted prosecution of a former president? Can it afford not to?”
As described by The New York Times, former Director of the U.S. Office of Office of Government Ethics Walter M. Shaub, CERL Faculty Director Claire Finkelstein, and CERL Advisory Council member Richard Painter filed a 2020 ethics complaint with the Senate Ethics Committee that decried Sen. Graham’s contact with Mr. Raffensperger.
Risk of compromising Trump investigation is high, said Claire Finkelstein of releasing evidence from affidavit
CERL Faculty Director Claire Finkelstein was quoted by Al Jazeera, “US judge says open to releasing some evidence behind Trump search.” The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of any organization or university.