Cori Crider


Cori, a US lawyer, heads Reprieve’s Abuses in Counter-Terrorism team. She came to Reprieve as a fellow in 2006 and since that time has served as Guantánamo attorney, Legal Director, and now as Strategic Director.

In her current post she supervises the strategic development of Reprieve’s work to address abuses in counter-terrorism. As well as this, her caseload includes direct representation of clients in Guantánamo Bay, running the Libya renditions cases, defending a US citizen facing capital punishment in Yemen, and leading our project countering targeted killing in Yemen.

Cori graduated from the University of Texas in 2003 and Harvard Law School in 2006. In 2009, she was awarded the law school’s Gary Bellow award for distinguished public service.

Contact: / @cori_crider