Joseph Margulies

Joseph Margulies is a professor of law and government at Cornell University. He has been Counsel of Record in Rasul v. Bush (2004), involving detentions at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Station, and in Geren v. Omar & Munaf v. Geren (2008), involving detentions at Camp Cropper in Iraq. Presently, he represents Abu Zubaydah, who was held in CIA black sites and whose interrogation in 2002 and 2003 prompted the Bush administration to draft the notorious “torture memos.” He is also the author of two books, What Changed When Everything Changed: 9/11 and the Making of National Identity (2013) and Guantánamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power (2006). (September 2018)


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