Andrew Lichterman, who was present for the UN Treaty negotiations, will be a great addition to our event. He will speak for 15-20 minutes and then take questions.
Andrew Lichterman is a policy analyst and lawyer with the Oakland, California based Western States Legal Foundation. As a lawyer, he has represented peace and environmental activists in a variety of settings, and also taught at alternative law schools for many years. In recent years his work has focused on the purposes and impacts of U.S. nuclear and other strategic weapons programs, including their effect on global disarmament efforts, and on the relationship between nuclear technologies, militarism, and the global economy. He is a member of the board of the International Association of Lawyers against Nuclear Arms, the Coordinating Committee of United for Peace and Justice, and the Global Council of the Abolition 2000 Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons.