Representing Activists & Political Prisoners: Veteran lawyers Martin Stolar and Robert Boyle on Julian Assange

19 May 2020 — Defend Wikileaks

Watch the latest episode of Randy Credico’s podcast “Julian Assange: Countdown to Freedom”, an ongoing exploration of the prosecution and persecution of the imprisoned WikiLeaks founder.

 

Martin Stolar is a criminal defense attorney who has led the Mass Defense project of the National Lawyers Guild-New York City chapter for decades.

Robert Boyle is a criminal and civil rights lawyer who specializes in appellate work and is an expert on US federal grand juries. They discuss their careers representing protesters and political activists and prisoners and recollections of working with their mentor William Kunstler. Julian Assange’s prosecution under US law is featured. Boyle also explains aspects of the grand jury proceedings against Chelsea Manning.

Nathan Fuller, head of the Courage Foundation, provides an update on upcoming Assange support events.

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