MATT EISENBRANDT

 

Co-presented with the UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS. Matt Eisenbrandt, former Legal Director for the Center for Justice & Accountability (CJA), was a member of the trial team that brought Óscar Romero’s assassination to court. The California lawsuit against former Air Force captain Álvaro Saravia for his role in the murder of Archbishop Romero is the subject of his book, Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Oscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice (University of California Press). Now the Legal Director of the Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ). He has led CCIJ’s casework since 2008, helping survivors of torture, war crimes and other atrocities seek justice.

Date: 
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122