Lily Mazahery Suspended, Disbarment Recommendation
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- 2012-01-16 23:17:09 GMT
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Lily Mazahery (born October 10, 1972) is an Iranian-American lawyer, human rights activist, and an expert source on Iran. She is principal of Mazahery Law Firm and the founder and president of Legal Rights Institute (LRI), an international non-governmental organization (NGO) [Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lily_Mazahery] In 2009, she was interviewed by TV's Anderson Cooper about the dramatic imprisonment, torture and eventual escape of Ahmad Batebi www.nytimes.com/2008/07/13/world/middleeast/13dissident.html?pagewanted=all www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/04/03/60minutes/main4917310.shtml www.flickr.com/photos/lilymazahery/6080728539/ Recently, The Washington DC Bar Association suspended her license to practice with a recommendation for disbarment. [http://www.dcbar.org/for_lawyers/ethics/discipline/pdf/hearing_committee/HCLilyMazahery21709etal.pdf] The US Justice Department subsequently terminated her privileges pending final review. [http://www.justice.gov/eoir/discipline.htm] This is a transcript of those proceedings and are a matter of public record.