Remembering Lynne Stewart
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FEATURING NOELLE HANRAHAN – Famed activist and lawyer Lynne Stewart passed away on March 7, 2017 at the age of 77 after suffering from a series of strokes. Stewart had been released from prison on compassionate grounds in 2014 as she battled stage 4 cancer. The celebrated lawyer who had been incarcerated under post 9-11 “Special Administrative Measures” for sharing her terrorism suspect client’s views with a reporter, was incarcerated for 4 years.
Lynne Stewart became known for representing controversial clients, and according to one press account, she “defended America’s poor, underprivileged, unwanted, and forgotten (Indymedia).”
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Noelle Hanrahan, Director of Prison Radio and an investigative journalist.