Tag Archive: Alien Tort Claims Act

Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Raids Activists’ Homes in Minnesota and Chicago – Recent Death Penalty Cases – Circuit Court of Appeals Throws Out Nigerian Claims Against Shell Oil – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Briana Waters – Conviction Overturned FBI Coordinated Raids in Minneapolis and Chicago Blackberry and Facebook opened up their records to FBI National Lawyers Guild Issues New Report on Policing of Protests National Lawyers Guild Convention – New Orleans Lynne Stewart…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Peter Weiss on Royal Dutch Shell Settlement – Torture and the Need for Justice (Part 2) – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: Jose Padilla Sues John Yoo Four Uighurs Released To Bermuda State Secrets – ACLU’s National Security Project State Secrets – Torture Photos – Release them, so the US can see what their government did State Secrets – CIA Fights…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Matar et al v. Dichter

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/matar-et-al-v-dichter Matar et al v. Dichter is a class action lawsuit brought against the former Director of Israel’s GSS, Avi Dichter. It charges Dichter with war crimes, extra-judicial killing and other gross human rights violations for his participation in the…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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Democracy, Constitutionalism and the War on Terror – Amherst College – Audio

http://www3.amherst.edu/arc/view.php

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Statutes of Liberty – Washington Post – by Lynne Duke – PDF

2003 Statutes of Liberty Michael Ratner is in a cavernous college hall speaking to hundreds of students one recent evening. He’s hyped. He’s talking fast. The crusader at the lectern. This is what he loves to do: sound the alarm…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Under Pressure from Corporations, Ashcroft Threatens to Overturn a 200 Year-Old Law Used to Fight Human Rights Abusers and War Criminals – Debate – Democracy Now Video

 Debate between Michael Ratner and Daniel Griswold from the Cato Institute

International War Crimes

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Under Pressure from Corporations, Ashcroft Threatens to Overturn a 200 Year-Old Law Used to Fight Human Rights Abusers and War Criminals – Democracy Now Transcript

We host a debate between Daniel Griswold of the Center for Trade Policy Studies and international human rights lawyer Michael Ratner. Earlier this year the Justice Department launched an effort to overturn the 200-year-old Alien Tort Claims Act. The Justice…
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International War Crimes

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The Lords’ Decision in Pinochet III: A Legal Analysis – Book Chapter in The Pinochet Papers: The Case of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte in Spain and Britain – PDF

2001 The Lords’ Decision in Pinochet III: A Legal Analysis Introduction This article analyzes the 6-1 decision by the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords in Regina v. Bow Street Magistrate, ex parte Pinochet Ugarte, (hereinafter Pinochet III) denying the…
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 2000

In June 1994, CCR filed a civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) a rightwing paramilitary terrorist operation established by the Haitian Army to crush popular movements. The suit was brought on behalf of…
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

In June 1994, CCR filed a civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) a rightwing paramilitary terrorist operation established by the Haitian Army to crush popular movements. The suit was brought on behalf of…
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International War Crimes

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