John C. Bonifaz

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John C. Bonifaz, a Boston attorney with the Law Offices of Cristobal Bonifaz, is the "founder and general counsel of the National Voting Rights Institute (founded 1994) based in Boston, a national non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting the constitutional right of all citizens to vote and to participate in the electoral process on an equal and meaningful basis." The NVRI served as co-counsel for Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb and Libertarian Party presidential candidate Michael Badnarik in their demand for a full recount of all votes cast in Ohio for President" in U.S. presidential election, 2004. [1][2][3]

Warrior-King: The Case For Impeaching George W. Bush

"In February and March 2003, prior to the start of the Iraq War, Bonifaz served as lead counsel for a coalition of United States soldiers, parents of U.S. soldiers, and Members of Congress in a federal lawsuit against President Bush and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, seeking to prevent them from waging an undeclared and illegal war. On the eve of the war, a federal appellate court refused to intervene, citing 'political question concerns.' Warrior-King is an accounting of that case and an examination of its legal and political implications for the future of the U.S. Constitution." [4]

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