"Life and Death in Guantanamo: The Challenges of Defending a Death Penalty Case in a US Military Commission at Guantanamo" a lecture by Richard Kammen
Date : 9 March 2015
Time: 5:30 PM
Place: Building 37, Conf. A (behind the old observatory)
Bio: Richard Kammen is a criminal defense lawyer with his office in Indianapolis, Indiana. He concentrates his practice in serious felonies, white-collar defense, complex crimes and death penalty defense. He graduated from New York University School of Law in 1971 and began his practice after service in the United States Army. During his professional career, Mr. Kammen has defended over three hundred homicide cases including over 40 death penalty cases. He currently serves as death penalty counsel in United States v. Rahim Al-Nashiri who is charged before a Military Commission at Guantanamo Bay Cuba. Al-Nashiri is alleged to have been a central figure in the bombing of the U.S.S. Cole in 2000 in Aden, Yemen. This is likely to be the first capital military commission.