Marjorie Cohn born Pomona, CA November 1, 1948. Professor of international human rights. Former president, National Lawyers Guild. Editor and author, United States and Torture, 2011. Publicly opposed wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Argued humanitarian intervention in Kosovo and Libya violated international law.
“[M]ilitary solutions to political and economic problems are no solution at all.” (“Killing Civilians to Protect Civilians in Syria”, Aug. 27, 2013; photo Thomas Jefferson School of Law)