Baher Azmy Legal Director, Center for Constitutional Rights Panel 7
Baher Azmy is the Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR). He directs all litigation and advocacy around issues related to the promotion of civil and human rights. At CCR, he has litigated cases related to discriminatory policing practices (stop and frisk), government surveillance, the rights of Guantánamo detainees, and accountability for victims of torture. Azmy is currently on leave from his faculty position at Seton Hall University School of Law, where he taught Constitutional Law and directed the Civil Rights and Constitutional Litigation Clinic. Azmy received his J.D. from NYU School of Law.