Ben Wizner

Ben Wizner is a Staff Attorney in the ACLU’s National Security Project.

He has litigated numerous cases concerning post-9/11 civil liberties violations, including two challenges to the CIA’s extraordinary rendition program, legal challenges aimed at exposing FBI and Pentagon surveillance of non-violent protestors, and suits challenging unlawful airport security policies. He has traveled to Guantánamo Bay to observe and report on Military Commission trials.

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