Daphne Eviatar

Daphne Eviatar appears in the following:

Backstory: Detainees at Bagram

Thursday, June 23, 2011

According to a new report put out by Human Rights First, the number of detainees held in the U.S. Prison at Bagram has nearly tripled, to 1,700 since 2008. Daphne Eviatar, an attorney at Human Rights First, examines what this means as the President announced his troop drawdown plan for Afghanistan.

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Hillary: The Movie and Campaign Finance Implications

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

The Supreme Court will re-hear arguments today in a case that could have serious implications for campaign finance reform. The case regards the funding and distribution of "Hillary: The Movie", which was backed by conservative group Citizens United, and whether such funding falls under campaign finance regulations. Daphne Eviatar, legal ...

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What's Next for Immigration Reform?

Friday, April 10, 2009

Julia Preston, national immigration correspondent for the New York Times, and Daphne Eviatar of the Washington Independent discuss the Obama administration's plans to tackle immigration reform sooner rather than later. What do you think? On your list of policy priorities, where does immigration reform ...

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The Obama Constitution: 48 Hours Later

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Barack Obama's first full day in office was full of decisions related to questions of Executive power and the Constitution: an order to close Guantanamo; a freeze on last minute Bush regulations; an executive order on secrecy; and the suspension of military commissions. Daphne Eviatar, legal correspondent for the

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Gitmo No Mo'

Friday, November 21, 2008

Five prisoners were released from Guantanamo yesterday, and Barack Obama has pledged to close the prison. Daphne Eviatar, legal correspondent for the Washington Independent, looks at the future of detention policy when it comes to terror suspects.

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How Blackwater Treats its Employees

Monday, November 19, 2007

Attorney Daphne Eviatar explains the legal rights of the Blackwater guards employed in Iraq, and explains why the families of deceased guards are currently suing Blackwater. Her article in the October issue of Harper’s is "Contract with America: Hard Terms for the Soldier of Fortune."

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