Matt Eisenbrandt is a human-rights attorney who has devoted his career to finding legal means to prosecute war crimes. In the early 2000s, he served as the Center for Justice and Accountability's Legal Director and a member of the trial team against one of Oscar Romero's killers. He is an expert in the field of U.S. human-rights litigation and now works for the Canadian Centre for International Justice.
Our Favorite Books of 2016: Part detective story, part historical reminiscence, it shows the reader how hard it is to prosecute such cases, and why so many human rights violators go unpunished. The Progressive Fast paced, informative and dramatic... Imagine a report from Amnesty International written by Graham Greene and John LeCarre in tandem and you will have a sense of Eisenbrandt's exciting and well-written achievement. Vancouver Sun An intriguing story filled with tragic 'if-only's' and powerful -examples of courage. Library Journal