Thursday, August 1, 2013

Activists Call for Compassionate Release of Lawyer Lynne Stewart

Today activists and members of the National Lawyers Guild rallied in San Francisco for the compassionate release of Lynne Stewart, an attorney known for defending poor and politically controversial clients. They say it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment to keep Stewart, who is dying of stage 4 breast cancer, locked up in a prison medical facility. Arielle Zionts has more: