Why We Need a Free Society and a Free Press to Protect Whistleblowers


A roundtable discussion led by Nancy Hollander, attorney at Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward.

Nancy Hollander is an internationally recognized criminal defense lawyer. She has practiced with Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward in Albuquerque, New Mexico, since 1980 and has been a partner since 1983. Her practice is largely devoted to representing individuals and organizations accused of crimes, including those involving national security issues. She currently represents a prisoner at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base and is lead appellate counsel for Chelsea Manning in the military appellate courts.

Ms. Hollander has also been counsel in numerous civil cases, forfeitures and administrative hearings, and has argued and won a case involving religious freedom in the US Supreme Court. She has taught in numerous trial practice programs, including the National Criminal Defense College and Gerry Spence?s Trial College, and at national and international seminars, and has written extensively on these and other criminal law topics. She is co-author of WestGroup?s Everytrial Criminal Defense Resource Book, Wharton?s Criminal Evidence, 15th edition, and Wharton?s Criminal Procedure, 14th edition.

Among her many honors, Ms. Hollander is listed in The International Who?s Who of Business Crime Lawyers, was chosen as Best Lawyers? Albuquerque Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar Lawyer of the Year in 2010, White-Collar Lawyer of the Year in 2011 and General Practice Lawyer of the Year in 2016. In addition to her US practice, Ms. Hollander is an associate tenant with Doughty Street Chambers, London, where she focuses on international issues, including criminal law, international law and human rights.

Evan Greer
Founder and Co-Director, Fight for the Future

The Honorable Nancy Gertner
Senior Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; Judge, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts (retired)

Matthew Segal
Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Massachusetts

Daniel Medwed, Professor of Law and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University School of Law

Date and Location

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Northeastern University School of Law, 240 Dockser Hall
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