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As incredibly busy as Michael was, he made the time to be a co-host of a film screening one evening in NYC in the Spring of 2014 along with civil rights organiser Robert Moses and Gina Belafonte. Michael was incredibly…
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From the most important civil rights, prison reform, and racial justice cases defending freedom of speech, religion and dissent, to the use of law in fighting government abuse of power through illegal immigrant sweeps, extraordinary rendition, indefinite detention, to the…
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I met Michael in the winter of 1992, at the height of the Haitian refugee crisis. The National Coalition for Haitian Refugee (NCHR) being at the center of advocacy to not only defend the due process rights of Haitian refugees,…
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Michael was a wonderful lawyer, mentor, roll model and friend. I was one of the students who worked with Michael in the Human Rights Clinic at Yale, first suing dictators, and then on the Haitian refugee litigation suing the United…
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