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Lynne Stewart

Lynne StewartAKA Lynne Feltham

Born: 8-Oct-1939
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 7-Mar-2017
Location of death: Brooklyn, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Female
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Attorney convicted of supporting the Islamic Group

Over the years Stewart has defended a whole host of disturbed clients including Mafia blackguard Sammy "The Bull" Gravano, Weather Underground bombers Kathy Boudin and David Gilbert, Black Panther Willie Holder, Bilal Sunni-Ali of the Black Liberation Army and blind sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman. In terms of philosophical defenses she has ventured even further afield informing the Monthly Review, "I don't have any problem with Mao or Stalin [...] locking up people they see as dangerous."

Father: John Feltham
Mother: Irene
Husband: Robert Stewart (div., one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Brenna Lynne Stewart
Son: Geoffrey Stewart
Husband: Ralph Poynter (until her death, one daughter)
Daughter: Zenobia Brown

    High School: Martin Van Buren High School, New York City, NY
    University: Hope College, Holland, MI (1960)
    University: Political Science, American University (one year)
    University: BA Political Science, Wagner College, New York City, NY (1961)
    University: MA Library Science, Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY (1964)
    Law School: JD, Rutgers University (1975)

    Conspiracy 9-Apr-2002
    Disbarred following her conviction for conspiracy
    English Ancestry
    German Ancestry
    Irish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Breast Cancer, Obesity

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