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Criminal Justice Section's Open Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m.
MBA, 20 West St., Boston 

You are invited to attend the Criminal Justice Section's Open Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 9. Filmmaker and forensic psychologist Maryanne Galvin will show her latest documentary about psychologists' role in interrogating political detainees. Following the showing, there will be a panel discussion regarding the issues highlighted in this documentary. The panel will include:

  • Maryanne Galvin;
  • Nancy Murray, director of Education, ACLU of Massachusetts
  • Bingham McCutcheon attorney P. Sabin Willett, whose pro bono work in Guantanamo Bay lead to the release of three detainees (he is currently working to release nine more);
  • Dr. Carrie Kennedy, a naval psychologist formerly stationed at Guantanamo; and
  • Robert Kinscherff, lawyer and psychologist, member of the Committee on Legal Issues of the American Psychological Association, recent past chair of the Ethics Committee and current director of Clinical Services for Easter Seals in New Hampshire.

The program will be moderated by John P. Zanini, chief of the Appellate Division in the Suffolk County DA's Office and co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice, Immigration Law, Individual Rights & Responsibilities Sections and the Young Lawyers Division.

This program is co-sponsored by the Juvenile & Child Welfare Section.

If you would like to attend, please R.S.V.P. to MBA Sections Administrator Jean Stevens at jstevens.

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