How Progressive Prosecutors Sabotage the Rule of Law, Raise Crime Rates, and Ignore Victims

Gold Coast Lawyers Chapter

Please join the Gold Coast Lawyers Chapter for an evening event featuring Charles "Cully" Stimson.

Cully Stimson is a widely recognized expert in national security, homeland security, crime  control, drug policy, and immigration. He currently serves as deputy director of the Edwin Meese  III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, manager of the National Security Law Program, Senior  Legal Fellow, and Senior Advisor to the president at The Heritage Foundation in Washington,  D.C. Before joining The Heritage Foundation in 2007, Mr. Stimson served as Deputy Assistant  Secretary of Defense for Detainee Affairs. He advised then-Secretaries of Defense Donald  Rumsfeld and Robert Gates and coordinated the Pentagon’s global detention policy and  operations, including at Guantanamo Bay and in Iraq and Afghanistan.  

An accomplished trial lawyer, Mr. Stimson worked as a prosecutor in San Diego, Maryland, and  as an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of  Columbia. A third-generation naval officer, Mr. Stimson served in the Navy Judge Advocate  General’s Corps (JAG) for 30 years, including three tours on active duty. During his active duty  and reserve career, he served as a military defense counsel, prosecutor, as Deputy Chief Judge of  the Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judiciary, and the Commanding Officer of the Preliminary Hearing  Unit among other assignments. Mr. Stimson also serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board of  the United States Soccer Foundation, the charitable giving arm of U.S. Soccer.  

1 Hr CLE Credit Anticipated


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