Tag Archive: Attorney General Eric Holder

Law and Disorder Radio – Assessing the Record of US Attorney General Eric Holder – Speech by Katherine Franke on Academic Freedom, Political Dissent and the Case of Steven Salaita – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Moazzam Begg Freed After Terrorism Charges Dropped 149 Inmates in Guantanamo Bay Prison – 79 Approved for Transfer            U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Evaluation Michael Ratner and Heidi Boghosian draw a balance sheet on the…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Alex Odeh Assassination Case – Bill Ayers on Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Socialist Wins Seat on Seattle City Council               Alex Odeh Case – Abdeen Jabara On October 11, 1985, prominent Palestinian-American leader Alex Odeh was killed by a pipe bomb at the offices of the…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Campaign to Release Elderly Prisoners – Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Circumvented for Non-Violent Drug Offenders – William Kunstler’s Performance at Caroline’s Comedy Club – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Campaign to Release Elderly Prisoners Here on Law and Disorder we’ve reported about the Compassionate Release Program regarding Lynne Stewart’s condition. The CRP is designed to reduce the number of elderly and sick people in prison, if they have a…
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Civil Liberties

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Holder Tells Russia Snowden Won’t Face Torture or Death, But Does U.S. Record Undermine Its Pledge? — Democracy Now Video

The Obama administration has assured Russia that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will not be executed or tortured if he is sent back to the United States. In a letter to his Russian counterpart, Attorney General Eric Holder said Snowden does…
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Internet Freedom

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Holder Tells Russia Snowden Won’t Face Torture or Death, But Does U.S. Record Undermine Its Pledge? – Democracy Now Transcript

The Obama administration has assured Russia that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will not be executed or tortured if he is sent back to the United States. In a letter to his Russian counterpart, Attorney General Eric Holder said Snowden does not…
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Internet Freedom

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Holder’s Letter Does not Rule Out Targeting US Citizens Outside of Country (Non-citizens Can Be Killed Anywhere) – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Rand Paul’s filibuster forces Attorney General to acknowledge US president can not order the killing of US citizens on American soil but does not rule out the global campaign of targeted assassinations. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Holder’s Letter Does not Rule Out Targeting US Citizens Outside of Country (Non-citizens Can Be Killed Anywhere) – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: Rand Paul’s filibuster forces Attorney General to acknowledge US president can not order the killing of US citizens on American soil but does not rule out the global campaign of targeted assassinations.

International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Considers the Occupy Movement a Terrorist Threat – Challenging the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chile: 40 Years Later, Eight Former Army Lieutenants Charged in the Killing of Communist Performer/Songwriter Victor Jara Heidi Boghosian and Johanna Fernandez Visit Mumia Abu-Jamal During Holidays Death Penalty States in The United States Update Jeremy Hammond’s Judge Refuses to…
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