Director, ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project,
Ben Wizner (@BenWizner) is director of the ACLU Speech, Privacy & Technology Project. He has litigated numerous cases involving post-9/11 civil liberties abuses, including challenges to airport security policies, government watchlists, extraordinary rendition, and torture. He has appeared regularly in the media, testified before Congress, and traveled several times to Guantánamo Bay to monitor military commission proceedings. Ben is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Law and was a law clerk to the Hon. Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He is also Edward Snowden's legal advisor.
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