Jesselyn Radack (née Brown) born Washington DC December 12, 1970. American attorney and whistleblower. Took up the cause of American Taliban John Walker Lindh over concerns of illegal interrogation. Legal adviser to whistleblower Edward Snowden. National Security & Human Rights Director, Government Accountability Project, 2008-present.
On Edward Snowden: “I really think he’s had a wonderful effect for the US and for the world. . . Courage is contagious.” (channelnewsasia.com, Oct 12, 2013; photo Wikipedia)