The Constitution Project to Release Report of the
Task Force on Detainee Treatment on April 16
Press Conference to release the Report of The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment.
The report of the blue ribbon Task Force on Detainee Treatment is the most comprehensive, bipartisan investigation into the detention and treatment of suspected terrorists yet published. The product of more than two years of research, analysis and deliberation by the Task Force members and staff, it provides the American people with a broad understanding of what is known—and what may still be unknown—about the past and current treatment of suspected terrorists detained by the U.S. government during the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations, and across multiple geographic theatres, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Guantánamo and the so-called “black sites.”
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The National Press Club
529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045
- Asa Hutchinson (Task Force Co-Chair) – former Undersecretary, Department of Homeland Security during the George W. Bush administration and former GOP Congressman
- Ambassador James R. Jones (Task Force Co-Chair) – former Ambassador to Mexico and former Democratic Congressman
- Richard A. Epstein - Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University Law School and Peter and Kristen Bedford Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution
- David P. Gushee - University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director, Center for Theology and Public Life, Mercer University
- Azizah al-Hibri – Professor Emerita, The T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, and Chair, KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights
- Brigadier General David Irvine, USA (Ret.) – former Army Reserve strategic intelligence officer, who taught prisoner interrogation and military law for 18 years with the Sixth Army Intelligence School
- Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering – former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, and former Ambassador to the United Nations
- Judge William S. Sessions – former Director of the FBI, 1987-1993
- Gerald E. Thomson, MD - Lambert and Sonneborn Professor of Medicine Emeritus at Columbia University, and former president, American College of Physicians
More information on the Task Force and its members is available online.
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A light continental breakfast will be available.
Larry Akey, Director of Communications
Direct - 202.580.6922; Cell - 202.580.9313
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The Constitution Project
Created out of the belief that we must cast aside the labels that divide us in order to keep our democracy strong, The Constitution Project (TCP) brings together policy experts and legal practitioners from across the political spectrum to foster consensus-based solutions to the most difficult constitutional challenges of our time. TCP seeks to reform the nation's broken criminal justice system and to strengthen the rule of law through scholarship, advocacy, policy reform and public education initiatives. Established in 1997, TCP is based in Washington, D.C.