Sunday, April 28, 2013

Meet the Panelist: Buz Eisenberg

Attorney Buz Eisenberg of the Northampton, MA litigation firm Weinberg & Garber, P.C. has handled a wide variety of civil, criminal, and civil rights cases during his 33 years of practice. For over 9 years he has been representing detainees at Guantánamo Bay, two of whom remain in detention.  As President of The International Justice Network he has been involved in the representation of Bagram detainees, and of other victims of the War on Terror. He has received numerous local, state, and national recognitions, including: 1992 Recognition by The Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty for successfully advocating to have a Georgia death penalty vacated; The 1999 Massachusetts Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award; a 2006 recognition by Western Massachusetts Legal Services, Inc. for 25 years of service, including as its president; the Southern Center for Human Rights 2007 Frederick Douglas Human Rights Award; the Boston Bar Association’s 2007 Presidents Award; and the 2008 NLADA Beacon of Justice Award. In addition to his practice Professor Eisenberg teaches courses in law and government at Greenfield Community College.

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