Tag Archive: Attorney-Client Privilege

Google Gagged and Ordered by NSA and FBI to Release Personal Communication Data of Wikileaks Staffers – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner says that US government is still pursuing criminal investigations against Wikileaks Editor and staffers, not just because of what they have already released to the public but because of what they still continue to release

Internet Freedom

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Where’s the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders. Thanks for being…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Where’s the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders? – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders.

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Spying on Lawyers: Snowden Documents Show NSA Ally Targeted U.S. Law Firm Democracy Now Video

A new report based on leaks by Edward Snowden reveals the National Security Agency played a role in the monitoring of a U.S. law firm that represented the Indonesian government during trade disputes with the United States. According to The…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Spying on Lawyers: Snowden Documents Show NSA Ally Targeted U.S. Law Firm – Democracy Now Transcript

A new report by James Risen and Laura Poitras based on leaks by Edward Snowden reveals the NSA and its allies conduct spying for economic gain and a discussion about spying on a US law firm. A new report based on leaks by Edward…
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Re: White House Denies Switch In Mail Policy – Letter to the Editor NY Times (unpublished)

Re: White House Denies Switch In Mail Policy (1/05/07) One illegality leads to another. The Congressional failure to stop domestic warrantless electronic surveillance by the President has apparently emboldened him to publicly assert a claim to authority he may have…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Willie Brown Death Penalty Case – FBI Repression in Puerto Rico – NSA Spying on Attorneys – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Key Ruling Ahead for Death Penalty as mentally ill death row inmate Willie Brown is scheduled for execution by lethal injection this Friday April 21st . Learn more about the issue here. U.S. District Judge Malcolm J. Howard will decide…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Above the Law – Salon – Michael Ratner with Sara Miles

Bush claims the right to spy on everything — including attorney-client conversations. When will Americans have the decency to be shocked? MICHAEL RATNER, WITH SARA MILES It’s hard to remember how shocked Americans used to be when their presidents broke…
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Is This a Dark Age for Fundamental Legal Protection? – in It’s a Free Country: Personal Freedom in America After September 11 – Draft Chapter – PDF

2002 War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? (draft) 2003 Is This a Dark Age for Fundamental Legal Protection? (published chapter) Introduction I am writing this article in unimaginable times. Since September 11 of last year, I have watched with…
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