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New York’s ‘Hamas lawyer’ headed to prison

Attorney Stanley Cohen is about to serve 18 months on tax charges he says are politically motivated
Stanley Cohen has made a career out of defending rights activists, people living on the margins of society and clients many Americans believe don’t even deserve due process, including Osama bin Laden’s son in law,  295 more words

Comment on ‘The race to save Peter Kassig’ by Younes et al (Guardian, 18 December, 2014)

Comment on ‘The race to save Peter Kassig’ by Younes et al (Guardian, 18 December, 2014) by Dr. Richard Marsden

On Thursday, December 18, 2014, … 2,526 more words


The Medical Profession, Moral Entrepreneurship, Moral Panics, and Social Control

The Medical Profession, Moral Entrepreneurship, and Social Control

Sociologist Stanley Cohen  used the term “”moral panic” to characterize the amplification of deviance by the media, the public, and agents of social control. 2,801 more words

Hamas' Jewish lawyer

There’s nothing wrong with defending unpopular people in court.  On the contrary, it’s downright admirable.  It’s what the criminal justice system is all about.

But… 272 more words

Criminal Law

The elusive Nobel Prize (winner)

Shortly after he won the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology in 1986, I wanted Dr. Stanley Cohen to appear on the radio show I hosted at that time, a five-minute weekly NPR broadcast called “Medically Speaking.” 474 more words

Prosecutors Call For Life Sentence For Bin Laden's Son-In-Law On Terror Conviction

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Prosecutors said Monday that Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 579 more words