Tag Archive: Alien Tort Statue

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Transnational Collaborative Lawyering (3/6) – Katherine Gallagher, Miriam Saage-Maaß, with Moderator: Claudia Müller-Hoff

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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International War Crimes, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Katherine Gallagher on Universal Jurisdiction: Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Shell and the Bush 6 Case in Spain – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Mass Probable Cause – 2004 RNC Case Update Senate Report: 77 Fusion Centers “Pools of Ineptitude” Michael Ratner: Three Important Confinement Cases In Memory of Ernesto Che Guevara: 45 Years Lynne Stewart Update             Universal Jurisdiction: Kiobel…
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Civil Liberties, 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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Saleh, et al. v. Titan, et al.

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/saleh-et-al-v-titan-et-al Saleh, et al. v. Titan, et al. is a federal class action lawsuit against U.S.-based private contractors CACI International, Inc. and Titan Corporation (which first changed its name to L-3 Services, and later to Engility), for their role in…
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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 – Debate – Democracy Now Video

 Debate between Michael Ratner and Daniel Griswold from the Cato Institute

International War Crimes

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Manzanarez v. C&Y Sportswear, Nien Hsing Textile Co., Ltd. and Chentex Garments

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/manzanarez-v-cy-sportswear-nien-hsing-textile-co-ltd-and-chentex-garments Manzanarez v. C&Y Sportswear, Nien Hsing Textile Co., Ltd. and Chentex Garments is a case that highlighted workers’ rights violations committed by C&Y Sportswear, Nien Hsing Textile Co., Ltd., and Chentex Garments in Nicaragua. In December of 2000, the…
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International War Crimes

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Paul v. Avril

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/paul-v-avril Paul v. Avril is a case in which Haitian President Proper Avril was charged with human rights violations. Months before the September 1991 coup which overthrew Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide, CCR sued the former military dictator Proper Avril…
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International War Crimes

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Sanchez v. Reagan

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/sanchez-v-reagan Sanchez v. Reagan is a 1984 case which challenged U.S. officials’ support for murder, rape, and other torture in Nicaragua. In May 1984, while the International Court of Justice was issuing a preliminary restraining order against the United States…
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International War Crimes

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