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Mr. Stephen L. Pevar

Senior Staff Attorney

American Civil Liberties Union

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American Civil Liberties Union

125 Broad Street 18Th Floor

New York, New York 10004

United States

Company Description

The American Civil Liberties Union was founded in 1920 and is our nation's guardian of liberty. The ACLU works in the courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country ... more

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Employment History

Federal Indian Law Teacher

University of Denver School of Law


Princeton University

University of Virginia School of Law

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ACLU Sues Corrections Corp – 7th Step Foundation [cached]

Stephen Pevar, senior attorney for the ACLU, said he has sued at least 100 jails and prisons, but none came close to the level of violence at Idaho Correctional Center.

"Our country should be ashamed to send human beings to that facility," he said.

Tennessee Hall of Shame [cached]

"We want to try to eliminate as much suffering as quickly as we can; these two issues lent themselves to that," said Steven Pevar, an attorney for the ACLU.

"The first thing you have to do is find out what the problem is," Pevar said.
Steven Pevar, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, said in 34 years of suing more than 100 prisons and jails, the Idaho lockup is the most violent he has seen. "This isn't even what we know of as a prison - this is a gulag," Pevar said. Pevar blames the violence on CCA and the former warden, Phillip Valdez, who was head of the prison when Elabed was attacked.

The Dirty Thirty: Nothing to Celebrate About 30 Years of Corrections Corporation of America | Grassroots Leadership [cached]

In 2010, the escalating levels of violence at the center led the ACLU to file a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of prisoners against ICC officials and CCA, highlighting twenty-four separate cases of preventable assault that occurred between 2006 and 2010.[4] Stephen Pevar, senior attorney for the ACLU, said that from all his experience in suing over 100 jails and prisons, he had never seen anything like the level of violence at ICC.

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"This is an important step forward for the rights of Indian families and tribes," said Stephen Pevar, senior staff counsel with the ACLU's Racial Justice Program.

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ACLU Senior Staff Attorney Stephen Pevar, author of "The Rights of Indians and Tribes," had a chance to ask writer/director Antonino D'Ambrosio about the film.

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