Ben Wizner

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Staff Attorney
ACLU National Security Project

Mr. Wizner has been involved in the litigation of numerous cases concerning post-9/11 civil liberties violations, including two challenges to the CIA's extraordinary rendition program, legal challenges aimed at exposing FBI and Pentagon surveillance of non-violent protestors, and suits challenging unlawful airport security policies. He has traveled to Guantánamo Bay to observe and report on Military Commission trials.

Prior to working at the ACLU, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Mr. Wizner is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University School of Law.