Monday, June 05, 2006
Video presentation on political prisoner Seth Hayes
Susan Tipograph has been a criminal defence lawyer in New York City for 30 years. A long-time member of the National Lawyers Guild, she has been a staunch defender of activists, organizers and others made the target of state repression. Some of Susan's notable trials include the Ohio 7 prosecution, the state and federal cases arising from the 1981 Brinks incident in Rockland County, New York (defending Judith Clark, Silvia Baraldini and David Gilbert) and the 1998 rebellion in New York City's Tompkins Square Park. Among her clients have been Raise the Fist webmaster Sherman Austin, Lynne Stewart, former Black Panthers including Robert 'Seth' Hayes and Herman Bell, members of the FALN, Macheteros and other Puerto Rican independistas, as well as countless civil disobedience and demonstration arrestees arising out of the anti-globalization, HIV/AIDS, anti-war and other movements. Dan Berger's article in Left Turn issue #20.