Resisting the Gaslight: Lawyering for Palestinian Rights

Monday, September 28, 2020 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for a conversation with attorney Diala Shamas introduced by Rashid Khalidi.

Diala Shamas is a staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, where she works on challenging government and law enforcement abuses perpetrated under the guise of national security, both in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to joining the Center for Constitutional Rights, Diala was a Clinical Supervising Attorney and Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School and a Senior Staff Attorney at CUNY School of Law.

Among her other activities in the areas of human rights, Diala has represented individuals who were approached for questioning by local and federal law enforcement, targeted for surveillance, placed on federal watch-lists or who have had immigration benefits withheld on national security grounds.

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