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Lisa Hajjar

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Lisa Hajjar

Lisa Hajjar, who teaches in the Law and Society Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is the author of Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza (California).


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Human rights organizations have coordinated an investigation into torture and an extensive defense of detainees, organizing lawyers who represent clients from nonprofits to oil and gas companies. But the issue of torture needs to transcend the legal world.

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