Remembering Lynne Stewart

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FEATURING NOELLE HANRAHAN – Famed activist and lawyer Lynne Stewart passed away on March 7, 2017 at the age of 77 after suffering from a series of strokes. Stewart had been released from prison on compassionate grounds in 2014 as she battled stage 4 cancer. The celebrated lawyer who had been incarcerated under post 9-11 “Special Administrative Measures” for sharing her terrorism suspect client’s views with a reporter, was incarcerated for 4 years.

Lynne Stewart became known for representing controversial clients, and according to one press account, she “defended America’s poor, underprivileged, unwanted, and forgotten (Indymedia).”

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Noelle Hanrahan, Director of Prison Radio and an investigative journalist.

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  1. Thank you, Sonali, for this attention to one of the bravest voices for the rule of law and of Justice in this country in the last hundred years. A victim of the Bush era Right-Wing, Bless her work, her husband and family, and may her spirit live on through many others.

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