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Emily Berman

Emily Berman appears in the following:

Washington, D.C.-Area Could Be Among Hardest Hit By Sequestration

Friday, March 08, 2013

As sequestration begins, the Washington region's more than 600,000 federal workers and contractors are bracing for pay cuts, furloughs, or job cuts. Julie John Knott, a secretary at a web design contractor in Northern Virginia, has already lost her job.

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Backstory: Guantanamo

Thursday, March 10, 2011

More than two years after President Obama pledged in an executive order to close the detention facility at Guantanamo bay, the prison remains open. On Monday the President also reversed course and will allow military tribunals of detainees there to resume. We’ll speak with Carol Rosenberg, a reporter for McClatchy and the Miami Herald, about the reasons why the prison was created in the first place and what the future holds for its prisoners. We’ll also be joined by Emily Berman, counsel in the Brennan Center's Liberty and National Security Program.

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Underreported: The Trial of Syed Fahad Hashmi

Thursday, January 07, 2010

A 28-year-old Queens man named Syed Fahad Hashmi was arrested in London in 2006 on charges or providing material support to al-Qaeda. He has been held in solitary confinement in Manhattan since 2007. We’ll speak with Emily Berman, Counsel in the Liberty and National Security Project with the Brennan Center ...

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Immunity for Phone Companies?

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Corey Boles, reporter for Down Jones Newswires and Emily Berman, counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, talk about whether phone companies will receive immunity in wiretapping cases.

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