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After graduating from Columbia Law School in New York, Clive spent nine years as a lawyer with the Southern Center for Human Rights working on death penalty cases and other civil rights issues. In 1993, he moved to New Orleans and launched the Louisiana Crisis Assistance Center, a non-profit law office specializing in the defense of death penalty cases for impoverished defendants. In 1999 Clive Stafford Smith founded Reprieve and, the following year, he was awarded an OBE for ‘humanitarian services’. He moved back to the UK in 2004 where he is focusing on achieving due process for the detainees being held by the U.S. in Guantanamo Bay, as well as continuing his work on death penalty cases. Clive was made a Rowntree Visionary and Echoing Green Fellow in 2005. A duel citizen, he lives in London. ]]
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Detention of persons -- Cuba -- Guant‚anamo Bay Naval Base.
Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Prisoners and prisons.
Prisoners of war -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Cuba -- Guant‚anamo Bay Naval Base.
Habeas corpus -- United States.
Guant‚anamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba)
Criminal procedure -- Guant‚anamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba) -- sears
International law. -- sears
War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Prisoners and prisons. -- sears
Prisoners of war -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Guant‚anamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba) -- sears
Habeas corpus. -- sears