Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Justice At Guantanamo Bay

The entrance to Camp 1 in Guantanamo Bay's Camp Delta.
The entrance to Camp 1 in Guantanamo Bay's Camp Delta.
Credit Kathleen T. Rhem
The tragic attack of 9/11 happened over a decade ago. In the aftermath, families have tried to rebuild their lives, a new skyscraper is rising on the site and we're winding down wars in two countries. But in a military prison on the island of Cuba, suspected terrorists continue to live out lives behind bars. For all of that time our two guests have followed events at the prison at Guantanamo Bay. Author Jess Bravin has researched and reported on post 9/11 interrogations at the prison and retired marine and now Judge, Stuart Couch, was tasked with prosecuting a high ranking terrorist. They will appear at UNC Charlotte to discuss the ethical issues surrounding post 9/11 military commissions but first they’ll visit with us.

Guests
Judge Stuart Couch
- Federal Immigration Judge. Retired Marine Corps Lt. Colonel
Jess Bravin - Staff Writer, The Wall Street Journal, and author of The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay

Events:

  • UNC Charlotte will welcome author Jess Bravin and the Honorable V. Stuart Couch to campus to speak about ethical issues surrounding the post 9/11 military commissions at Guantanamo Bay. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session and book signing. Thursday, March 20th, 9:30am - 12:30pm at the Student Union. Details. 
  • Jess Bravin, Author of The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay will have a book signing at Park Road Books March 21 at 6:00pm. Details.

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