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Ruth Neustadter
Lot #141

Lynne Stewart  2010

Acrylic/Oil/Sand
24 x 36 "

Minimum Bid: $2,500
Buy Now Price: $8,000
Value: Priceless

Who is Lynne Stewart?

Lynne Stewart received a 28-month sentence in October 2006. Her lawyers appealed, and she was out on bail until November 17, 2009, when her bail was revoked after the Second Circuit ruled on her and the government's appeals.

Radical human rights attorney Lynne Stewart has been falsely accused of helping terrorists. On Tuesday, April 9, 2002, she was arrested and agents searched her Manhattan office for documents. She was arraigned before Manhattan federal Judge John Koeltl. This is an obvious attempt by the U.S. government to silence dissent, curtail vigorous defense lawyers, and install fear in those who would fight against the U.S. government's racism, seek to help Arabs and Muslims being prosecuted for free speech and defend the rights of all oppressed people.

Lynne's bail has been revoked, and she is now being held in jail after the Second Circuit ruled on her and the government'''''''''s appeals on Tuesday, November 17, 2009. You can read the opinion and other motions to stay below.


Artist's Website: www.ruthbauerneustadter.com