Additional Information on Marjorie Cohn

Additional Information on Marjorie Cohn


* Cohn authored the 2007 book Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law. The titles of other books that she has co-authored, edited, or contributed to, may be accessed on her personal website, here.

* When former Weather Underground terrorist Bill Ayers came under significant media scrutiny in 2008 because of his longstanding ties to then-presidential candidate Barack Obama, Cohn was one of several thousand college professors, students and academic staff who signed a statement of support for Ayers that October. The statement said: “We write to support our colleague Professor William Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who is currently under determined and sustained political attack…. We, the undersigned, stand on the side of education as an enterprise devoted to human inquiry, enlightenment, and liberation. We oppose the demonization of Professor William Ayers.”
* Cohn’s articles have appeared in such journals as the Fordham Law Review, the Hastings Law Journal, the Virginia Journal of International Law, the National Law Journal, the Christian Science Monitor, and the Chicago Tribune. In addition, Cohn has been a contributing editor to the JuristMWC News, and the National Lawyers Guild Review.

* Cohn resides in San Diego. She has two sons by Pedro F. Lopez, a Los Angeles-based actor

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