2nd Circuit Remands CAT Claim by Gay Jamaican Man

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has remanded to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) for reconsideration a claim for relief under the Convention Against Torture (CAT) by a gay man from Jamaica who was subject to deportation based on some state law convictions in Connecticut.  Walker v. Lynch, 2016 WL 4191844, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14554 (August 9, 2016).  The panel, consisting of Circuit Judges … <Read More>

Zero Dark Thirty

This film was high on my list, but it took a while to find the time to go.  I went earlier this week and have been trying to “process” for myself what I think about this film. 

Zero Dark Thirty presents a dramatic version of the search for Osama bin Laden, launched after the 9/11/2001 suicide attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.  The focus is on a particular female CIA agent who, … <Read More>