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Lynne Stewart: My Fight For Justice In Patriot Act America

Lynne Stewart, an attorney targeted by former Attorney General John Ashcroft, will be in Portland on March 6, 2007 at PSU.
West Coast Tour by Embattled Civil Rights Attorney.

Who is Lynne Stewart?
Radical human rights attorney Lynne Stewart has been falsely accused of
helping terrorists. Now convicted, she faces 30 years in prison. On Tuesday,
April 9, 2002, she was arrested and agents searched her Manhattan office for
documents. She was arraigned before Manhattan federal Judge John Koeltl.
This is an obvious attempt by the U.S. government to silence dissent,
curtail vigorous defense lawyers, and install fear in those who would fight
against the U.S. government's racism, seek to help Arabs and Muslims being
prosecuted for free speech and defend the rights of all oppressed people.

Lynne Stewart received a 28-month sentence, but is free on bail pending

March 6th
Portland State University - Multicultural Center