The US, which held the men without charge or trial for more than a decade, was absent from negotiations between Uruguay and the former prisoners.
As allegations of cronyism and corruption engulf the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Gov. Scott Walker has been removed as chairman.
Rob Hager and James Marc Leas are lawyers active with Occupy Wall Street in their respective towns. Hager is an experienced public interest litigator while Leas specializes in patent law.