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James Marc Leas

James Marc Leas

James Marc Leas is a patent attorney and a past co-chair of the National Lawyers Guild Palestine Subcommittee. He collected evidence in Gaza immediately after Operation Pillar of Defense in November 2012 as part of a 20-member delegation from the US and Europe and authored or co-authored articles describing findings, including "Why the Self-Defense Doctrine Doesn't Legitimize Israel's Assault on Gaza." He also participated in the February 2009 National Lawyers Guild delegation to Gaza immediately after Operation Cast Lead in 2009 and contributed to its report, "Onslaught: Israel's Attack on Gaza and the Rule of Law."

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James Marc Leas

James Marc Leas

James Marc Leas is a patent attorney and a past co-chair of the National Lawyers Guild Palestine Subcommittee. He collected evidence in Gaza immediately after Operation Pillar of Defense in November 2012 as part of a 20-member delegation from the US and Europe and authored or co-authored articles describing findings, including "Why the Self-Defense Doctrine Doesn't Legitimize Israel's Assault on Gaza." He also participated in the February 2009 National Lawyers Guild delegation to Gaza immediately after Operation Cast Lead in 2009 and contributed to its report, "Onslaught: Israel's Attack on Gaza and the Rule of Law."

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