Marjorie Cohn

Marjorie Cohn is a professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, former president of the National Lawyers Guild, and deputy secretary general of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers. Her most recent book is Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues . See .


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Civil Rights Are on the Chopping Block in New Supreme Court Term, Truthout, 13 October 2019

Trump's Stonewalling of Impeachment Inquiry Is an Impeachable Offense, Truthout, 5 October 2019

Marjorie Cohn: ‘It Was Illegal and Still Is Illegal' by Janine Jackson. FAIR, 17 September 2019

Post-9/11 Terrorism Watchlist of More Than 1 Million Judged Unconstitutional, Truthout, 13 September 2019

Observe 9/11 Anniversary by Calling for an End to the Afghan War, Truthout, 10 September 2019

Amazon Fires Will Have Global Consequences. The UN Must Act, Truthout, 29 August 2019

Israel's Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Backfires, Consortium News, 26 August 2019

As Afghan Carnage Continues, US Presidential Candidates Face Key Question, Consortium News, 20 August 2019

Mueller Should Have Subpoenaed Trump, Truthout, 26 July 2019

Trump Gives Up Citizenship Question But Doubles Down on Terrorizing Immigrants, Truthout, 12 July 2019

Kamala Harris Has a Distinguished Career of Serving Injustice Truthout, 8 July 2019

Calling Trump's Rationale “Contrived,” Supreme Court Halts Citizenship Question, Truthout, 28 June 2019

Iran Had the Legal Right to Shoot Down US Spy Drone, Truthout, 21 June 2019

Supreme Court Ruling on Census Could Deal Grave Blow to Democracy, Truthout, 15 June 2019

Bernie Sanders Proposes New Economic Bill of Rights, Truthout, 13 June 2019

Trump’s New Travel Restrictions Harm Both US and Cuban People, Truthout, 6 June 2019

An Attack on Iran Would Violate US and International Law, Truthout, 23 May 2019

US Illegally Evicts Protectors From Venezuelan Embassy, Truthout, 16 May 2019

Trump Has Defied Nearly All Subpoenas. What Can the House Do? Truthout, 10 May 2019

Trump's “Troika of Tyranny” Meddles in Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, Truthout, 3 May 2019

Mueller Documented Probable Cause That Trump Obstructed Justice, Truthout, 21 April 2019

Assange's Indictment Treats Journalism as a Crime, Truthout, 12 April 2019

US Takes Illegal, Dangerous Actions Toward Regime Change in Venezuela, Truthout, 7 April 2019

Lawyers Worldwide Urge International Court: Investigate Israeli Crimes, Truthout, 29 March 2019

Mueller Didn’t Exonerate Trump of Obstruction of Justice, Truthout, 26 March 2019

Daniel Ellsberg Calls Chelsea Manning “an American Hero”, Truthout, 20 March 2019

Tribunal Declares Trump and Duterte Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity, Truthout, 14 March 2019

Cohen Knows What Trump Is Capable Of. His Testimony Should Terrify Us, Truthout, 28 February 2019

Congress Is Unlikely to Stop Trump’s “Emergency,” But Lawsuits Could, Truthout, 26 February 2019

Trump Threatens a Second Embargo of Cuba, Truthout, 24 February 2019

Trump Moves the World Closer to “Doomsday”, Truthout, 15 February 2019

The Progressive Except Palestine Problem, Consortium News, 6 February 2019

The US Is Orchestrating a Coup in Venezuela, Truthout, 2 February 2019

Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine, Truthout, 25 January 2019

William Barr Will Be a Loyal Foot Soldier in King Trump’s Army, Truthout, 18 January 2019

If Trump Declares a National Emergency, He’ll Be Breaking the Law. Truthout, 10 January 2019

As Trump Orders US Out of Afghanistan, Notorious CIA-Backed Units Will Remain, Truthout, 6 January 2019

School Employee Sues District for Israel Loyalty Oath in Contract, Truthout, 29 December 2018

Trump Can and Should Be Indicted, Truthout, 17 December 2018

Public Pressure Could Halt US Support of Yemen War, Truthout, 10 December 2018

Matthew Whitaker Was Illegally Appointed and Should Be Removed, Truthout, 27 November 2018

Trump’s Military Deployment to the US-Mexico Border Is Illegal, Truthout, 19 November 2018

Fierce Critic of Mueller Probe Now Has Power to Sabotage the Investigation, Truthout, 8 November 2018

Despite Saudi Crisis, US Increases Threats Against Iran, Consortium News, 4 November 2018

Trump's Judges Imperil Our Rights for Decades, Truthout, 4 November 2018

With Kavanaugh on the Court, Checking and Balancing Is Not Going to Happen’ by Marjorie Cohn and Janine Jackson, FAIR, 9 October 2018

Five Reasons Why the GOP Is Rushing to Confirm Kavanaugh, Truthout, 4 October 2018

Aggressive Kavanaugh Portrays Himself as Victim, Truthout, 28 September 2018

John Bolton Escalates Blackmail to Shield US War Criminals, Truthout, 14 September 2018

World Scholars, Artists, Activists Call for Demilitarization of Okinawa by Noam Chomsky, Marjorie Cohn, John Pilger and others,, 9 September 2018

Brett Kavanaugh is a Threat to Racial Justice and Voting Rights, Truthout, 8 September 2018

US Leaders Aid and Abet War Crimes in Yemen, Truthout, 21 August 2018

Will Trump Be Charged With Conspiracy to Violate Federal Election Law? Truthout, 13 August 2018

Did Trump Break the Law by Ordering Sessions to End Mueller Investigation? Truthout, 6 August 2018

Trump Threatens Iran to Distract From Russia Criticism and Appease Israel, Truthout, 31 July 2018

In Shielding US from Legal Obligations, Kavanaugh Conflates International Law with Foreign Laws,, 31 July 2018

Israel Illegally Enshrines Apartheid in Its “Basic Law”, Truthout, 24 July 2018

Kavanaugh Scorns International Law and Loves Executive Power, Truthout, 18 July 2018

Indefinite Detention of Migrants Violates International Law, Truthout, 6 July 2018

In Upholding Muslim Ban, the Supreme Court Ignored International Law, Truthout, 1 July 2018

North Korea Agreed to Denuclearize, but When Will the US? Truthout, 19 June 2018

In Unanimous Vote, House Says No Legal Right to Attack Iran, Information Clearing House, 6 June 2018

How Do You Get Off the US "Kill List"? Truthout, 29 May 2018

Senate Confirms Gina Haspel, Despite Her Facilitation of Torture, ZNet, 19 May 2018

Will Congress Authorize Indefinite Detention of Americans? Truthout, 10 May 2018

Trump Disregards Caravan Migrants' Legal Right to Apply for Asylum, Truthout, 4 May 2018

Protests Force Starbucks to Ditch ADL From Leading Anti-Racism Training,, 28 April 2018

Will Congress Write the President a Blank Check for War? Truthout, 20 April 2018

Trump's Rush to Judgment on Syrian Chemical Attack: Illegal and Deadly, Truthout, 12 April 2018

In Wake of Gaza Massacre, Israeli Leaders Should Be Prosecuted for War Crimes, Truthout, 6 April 2018

John Bolton Is Just the Kind of Bully Donald Trump Admires, Truthdig, 6 April 2018

Trump Finds Fellow Bully in Bolton,, 31 March 2018

Is Trump Trying to Fire Mueller or Preemptively Discredit His Findings? Truthout, 25 March 2018

US Refusal to Negotiate With Russia Increases Likelihood of Nuclear War, Truthout, 12 March 2018

In the Face of Trump's Volatility, DACA Wends Its Way Through Courts, Truthout, 6 March 2018

Trump Sets Deadly Precedent by Hiding Rationale for Bombing Syria, Truthout, 21 February 2018

Trump Creates, Then Exacerbates, Crisis for Palestinian Refugees, Truthout, 17 February 2018

Pentagon to Allow Nuclear Response to Non-Nuclear Attacks, Global Research, 8 February 2018

Sometimes, White House Staff Have a Legal Duty to Disobey the President, Truthout, 29 January 2018

Congress's Ratification of Trump's Spying Power Is a Direct Threat to Our Privacy, Truthout, 22 January 2018

We Cannot Expect a President With Racism "in His DNA" to Save DACA, Truthout, 17 January 2018

Trump's Nuclear Threat Warrants Removal From Office, Truthout, 8 January 2018

Trump Apologists Are Gunning for Mueller, Truthout, 19 December 2017

Israel and US Hide Names of Companies Supporting Israeli Settlements, Truthout, 2 December 2017

The Duty to Disobey a Nuclear Launch Order, Truthout, 25 November 2017

US Military and CIA Leaders May Be Investigated for War Crimes, Truthout, 16 November 2017

Robert Mueller Is Moving Toward Donald Trump, Truthout, 9 November 2017

Mattis, Tillerson Want Blank Check to Make Illegal War, Truthout, 4 November 2017

Trump Is Killing Record Numbers of Civilians, Information Clearing House, 1 November 2017

Trump and Netanyahu Walk in Lockstep on Iran, Truthout, 18 October 2017

In Iran and North Korea, Trump Is Playing With Nuclear Fire, Truthout, 11 October 2017

Victims of Agent Orange by Marjorie Cohn and Jonathan Moore, ZNet, 9 October 2017

Trump Threatens Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea, Truthout, 29 September 2017

Trump's Muslim Ban 3.0 Is Still Unconstitutional, Truthout, 27 September 2017

Will Judge Overturn Arpaio Pardon? Truthout, 17 Sepember 2017

Will the Courts Save the Dreamers? Truthout, 12 September 2017

Sessions Is Wrong: There Is No Legal Justification for Ending DACA, Truthout, 6 September 2017

Trump's Arpaio Pardon Signals to White Supremacists: "I've Got Your Back", Truthout, 28 August 2017

Time to Impeach Trump, Truthout, 19 August 2017

A Preemptive Strike on North Korea Would Be Catastrophic and Illegal, Truthout, 12 August 2017

Donald Trump vs. The Rule of Law, Truthout, 2 August 2017

Courts Must Hold Executive Branch Accountable for Drone Strikes, Truthout, 13 July 2017

Congress Must Reclaim War-Making Authority, Truthout, 6 July 2017

Trump Takes Aim at Obama's Détente With Cuba, Truthout, 17 June 2017

Comey Bolsters Case for Obstruction of Justice by Trump, Truthout, 9 June 2017

Trump's Climate Withdrawal Is an Impeachable Offense, Truthout, 6 June 2017

The Arab American Left and Palestine: The Untold Story, Truthdig, 5 June 2017

The Meaning of Assange’s Persecution,, 29 May 2017

Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike as Trump Visits Israel, Truthout, 20 May 201

Did Trump Commit High Crimes and Misdemeanors? Jurist, 17 May 2017

Jeff Sessions' Department of Injustice, Truthout, 4 May 2017

Trump’s Syria Attack Trampled Many Laws,, 11 April 2017

Donald Trump's War Crimes, Truthout, 5 April 2017

Israel Hits Back Against Boycott,, 30 March 2017

Neil Gorsuch and the Deconstruction of the Administrative State, Truthdig, 26 March 2017

Gorsuch Would Use "Originalism" to Affirm Right-Wing Agenda, Truthout, 21 March 2017

Evaluate New Travel Ban in Light of International Law, ZCommentaries, 17 March 2017

Toxic Policies of ‘President Agent Orange’,, 16 February 2017

Trump Challenges the Limits of Executive Power, Truthout, 14 February 2017

The Muslim Ban Is Temporarily Halted, but It Must Be Overturned, Truthout, 7 February 2017

Trump Schooled on Separation of Powers,, 4 February 2017

Recalling ‘People's Lawyer' Leonard Weinglass,, 30 January 2017

The Injustices of Manning’s Ordeal,, 25 January 2017

State-Sanctioned Torture in the Age of Trump, Truthout, 23 January 2017

Smooth-Talking Jeff Sessions Can't Hide Disturbing Record, Truthout, 14 January 2017

Obama Belatedly Says No to Israel,, 10 January 2017

A Year of US Militarism, Truthout, 29 December 2016

Don’t Certify Electors and Electoral College Vote Without Full Recount by Marjorie Cohn, Jeanne Mirer, Common Dreams, 12 December 2016

The Remarkable Legacy of Fidel Castro, Common Dreams, 3 December 2016

Trump's Secretary of Defense Presided Over Slaughter of Civilians in Fallujah, Truthout, 2 December 2016

Philippines’ Duterte Seeks Peace,, 25 November 2016

The Human Right to Water at Standing Rock, Truthout, 3 November 2016

Tom Hayden, Courageous Warrior for Peace,, 26 October 2016

Trump's Blindness Toward Slavery, Jim Crow,, 2 October 2016

President Obama: ‘Patron’ of the Israeli Occupation, CounterPunch, 30 September 2016

Fifteen Years After 9/11, Perpetual "War on Terror" Continues Unabated, Truthout, 11 September 2016

Abu Zubaydah: Torture’s ‘Poster Child’,, 28 August 2016

Californi a May Abolish the Death Penalty, Common Dreams, 28 August 2016

US Targeted Killing Rules Conflate Legality and Politics, Truthout, 15 August 2016

The Content of Donald Trump's Character,, 28 July 2016

Killing with Robots Increases Militarization of Police, Information Clearing House, 25 July 2016

How Justice Scalia's Absence Has Affected the Supreme Court's Decisions, Truthout, 5 July 2016

Numbers in Obama's Drone Deaths Report Just Don't Add Up, Truthdig, 4 July 2016

US Bombing Syrian Troops Would Be Illegal,, 22 June 2016

New York Governor's Unconstitutional Order Enables Israeli Occupation, Truthout, 14 June 2016

The Racial Divide Between Sanders and Trump, Common Dreams, 7 June 2016

Michael Ratner’s Death Is a Loss for Freedom, Peace and Justice, The Huffington Post, 16 May 2016

The Sanders/Clinton Split on Israel,, 19 April 2016

Stop Lecturing Cuba and Lift the Blockade, MR Zine, 20 March 2016

Human Rights Hypocrisy: US Criticizes Cuba, ZNet, 18 March 2016

Hillary’s Link to Honduran Violence,, 15 March 2016

Who Is the US Killing With Drones? Truthout, 10 March 2016

Occupy Hillary Clinton's Wall Street Speeches, ZNet, 29 February 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Hawkish Record,, 2 February 2016

US Abets Saudi War Crimes in Yemen,, 25 January 2016

Revoke ExxonMobil's Corporate Charter for Climate Destruction and Cover-Up, Truthout, 12 January 2016

40 Years On, the Vietnam War Continues for Victims of Agent Orange, CounterPunch, 17 Decembewr 2015

The US Is Still Manipulating the UN After 70 Years, Truthout, 15 November 2015

Close Guantanamo and Return It to Cuba, teleSUR, 13 November 2015

Obama's Criminal Drone War,, 6 November 2015

Agent Orange Survivors Deserve Justice From the US, Truthout, 18 August 2015

The U.S. Aids and Abets War Crimes in the Philippines, Truthdig, 22 July 2015

Next Steps in the Normalization of US-Cuban Relations: Thoughts From the Cuban Five, Truthout, 2 July 2015

The Chickens Come Home to Roost in Baltimore, ZCommentaries, 5 May 2015

Challenging American Exceptionalism, Common Dreams, 28 April 2015

How Human Rights Can Build Haiti,, 2 February 2015


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