Clive Stafford Smith
A US senator claimed this week that Aamer was not transferred to the UK with the full agreement of the US government and military. Meanwhile, British officials said the US case had been "discredited."
Aamer, long acknowledged to be a leader of detainees at the detention facility, was never charged with a crime during the 13 years he spent as a captive of the US government.
George Stinney Jr. was accused of murdering two white girls in South Carolina in 1944. Now, a judge has ruled that his conviction was “based on numerous and serious errors and omissions."
Clive Stafford Smith spent years working as a death-row lawyer in the South before becoming the legal director of the UK branch of Reprieve, a non-profit organization that has long campaigned for the rights of death-row prisoners. Since 2002 Reprieve...