Wednesday, 6. February 2013
Jesselyn Radack joins us to talk about the case of CIA officer John Kiriakou and his decision to plead to a lesser charge, and the abuse of the Espionage Act and persecution-prosecution of government whistleblowers by President Obama. Ms. Radack shares her own experience as a whistleblower, and answers the question, “who is the new John Yoo”.
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Jesselyn Radack is the former DOJ legal ethics advisor who blew the whistle on government misconduct in the case of the so-called “American Taliban,” John Walker Lindh–America’s first terrorism prosecution after 9/11. She is currently the director of National Security & Human Rights at the Government Accountability Project. Her writing has appeared in the L.A. Times, Washington Post, Salon, Legal Times, National Law Journal, and The Nation. A graduate of Brown University and Yale Law School, Ms. Radack lives in Washington, D.C.
Here is our guest Jesselyn Radack unplugged!