Stimsons remarks included a prediction that "when corporate CEOs see that those firms are representing the very terrorists who hit their bottom line in 2001 those CEOs are going to make those law firms choose between representing terrorists or representing reputable firms." Companies including Boston Scientific, General Electric, and Verizon [corporate websites] nonetheless issued statements [Boston Globe report] supporting the decisions of the law firms they worked with to defend Guantanamo detainees, many of whom have been imprisoned for over six years. Stimson also insinuated that some attorneys were not being truthful about representing the detainees pro bono, and were instead possibly receiving money from terror supporters. AP has more.
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