N-Map Success Story: Fahd Ghazy Released from Guantánamo after 14 Years of Unlawful Detention

By Jessie Landerman, N-Map Project Manager While Fahd and his family look to the future, I cannot help but reflect on how cruel his detention was and marvel at how Fahd preserved his humanity throughout. — Omar Farah, Fahd Gazy’s Attorney  N-Map recently learned that Fahd Ghazy, the subject of our 2014 film Waiting For… Read More N-Map Success Story: Fahd Ghazy Released from Guantánamo after 14 Years of Unlawful Detention

Join N-Map’s SXSW Conversation on Strategic Storytelling

By Steve Steim, N-Map’s Creative and Technical Director This Monday, March 14th, N-Map will be at SXSW Interactive hosting the panel “Strategic Storytelling: Video as Policy Changer.” Our panel will explore how advocates, lawyers, and artists can use legal strategy, innovative storytelling, and design to unravel the web of policies and practices that create an… Read More Join N-Map’s SXSW Conversation on Strategic Storytelling

Plaintiffs in Landmark Pelican Bay Case Speak Out Against Solitary Confinement

“How are you today, Mr. Redd?” began the five-hour deposition interview with Paul Redd, an inmate at Pelican Bay State Prison. For the past 14 years Redd has been held in solitary confinement, isolated in a cell the size of a parking lot for 22 to 24 hours a day. “I am surviving,” said Redd… Read More Plaintiffs in Landmark Pelican Bay Case Speak Out Against Solitary Confinement

Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Stories of the Failing Public Defense System in the U.S.

N-Map is excited to be working on a new short film for The Constitution Project about the public defense system in the United States. The film will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Gideon v Wainwright, the landmark Supreme Court decision that established the right to counsel as a constitutional right. Though the decision guaranteed a… Read More Guilty Until Proven Innocent? Stories of the Failing Public Defense System in the U.S.