Tuesday, July 21, 2009

July 31 in Chicago-

Amnesty International USA invites you to witness "The Response" - a 30-min courtroom drama based on the actual transcripts of the Guantanamo military tribunals and meet producer/writer/actor Sig Libowitz along with actress Kate Mulgrew, Candace Gorman, Chicago-based lawyer and activist best known for representing two Guantanamo detainees and attorney Gary Isaac of Mayer Brown, author of numerous amici brief in the Gitmo cases. Doors open at 6:30pm for a cocktail reception, followed by a 7:00pm film screening and panel discussion at the University Center (525 S State St, Chicago - adjacent to Harrison CTA Red Line Stop). Event is free and open to the public - RSVP's are strongly encouraged - cneff@aiusa.org. Co-sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Law, American Constitution Society, Jenner & Block, Mayer Brown, Chicago Lawyer's Committee, Chicago Council of Lawyers, Public Interest Law Initiative & ACLU - Illinois.