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David Thomas

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David Thomas

David Thomas is a lawyer who has engaged in criminal defense throughout the United States, and has taught criminal procedure, for over 40 years. He has written extensively in these areas, including co-authoring Criminal Constitutional Law, and recently served as the Executive Director of the Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission. He resides in Chicago with his wife and two children.


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In the wake of 9/11, prosecutors have embraced “special administrative measures” to keep terrorism suspects guilty until proven otherwise.