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The Wall Street Journal | January 22, 2017

New York law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP closed its doors nearly five years ago, but the circumstances leading up to the firm’s collapse continue to occupy the attention of New York prosecutors.

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Monday, 02 January 2017 21:25

Trials to Watch in 2017

Law 360 | January 2, 2017

Trial watchers will have plenty to choose from heading into 2017, including a reprise of the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP drama, a criminal fraud trial against former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin...

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Law 360 | December 5, 2016

Six Chinese investors asked a D.C. federal judge Friday to vacate a decision by the U.S. Homeland Security Department denying them access to the EB-5 visa program after they each invested...

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Monday, 21 November 2016 21:28

This Man Finally Won His Freedom

The Huffington Post | November 11, 2016

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — I first visited Obaidullah at Guantanamo Bay in the spring of 2009. Before that first meeting, all I knew were the disturbing accusations against him, that he had fired his last habeas attorney and that I wasn’t sure why.

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NYU Press | 2016

The U.S. detention center at Guantánamo Bay has become the symbol of an unprecedented detention system of global reach and immense power.

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Wright Law Firm, PLLC | May 16, 2018

Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security received an administrative claim under the Federal Torts Claim Actfor Twenty-Five Million Dollars ($25,000,000)filed by U.S. citizen Sofia Johnson for false arrest, false imprisonment, and negligence caused by immigration officials that began in the Clinton administration and continued into the Obama administration.

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Law 360 | April 15, 2016

A Chinese national on Friday sued the federal government, claiming that her application for an EB-5 visa was wrongly denied, despite having put down the minimum $500,000 capital investment.

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Law 360 | September 15, 2015

Six Chinese investors sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in District of Columbia federal court on Thursday, alleging that they were wrongfully denied access to the EB-5 visa program after...

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Law 360 | July 31, 2015

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security moved Thursday to throw out a lawsuit claiming it capriciously denied EB-5 investor visas to more than a dozen U.S. resident aliens, telling a D.C....

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Sunday, 14 December 2014 21:14

Jason Wright: The Case Against Torture

New York Times Short Film Op-Doc | December 14, 2014

A few months before the recent release of the Senate’s report on the C.I.A.'s use of torture, I interviewed the man charged with defending one of the most notorious prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Maj. Jason Wright was part of the military counsel for Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, accused of being the mastermind behind the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

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