Tag Archive: Boumediene v. Bush / Al Odah v. United States

Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Quebec Student Protests – Austerity and Second-Round Elections in Greece – Martin Garbus on the Cuban Five and the Media – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

PCJF Victory for Occupy Protesters on Brooklyn Bridge Boumediene v. Bush Update – The Habeas Cases Are Essentially Done Jose Padilla’s Case – Prisoner Abuse Sustained Under Category of “Enemy Combatant” Court Rules in Favor of Executive Power Authorizing Torture    …
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Habeas Corpus in a Time of Fear – American Enterprise Institute – PDF

2011 Habeas Corpus in a Time of Fear Today, nearly ten years since President Bush first sent detainees to Guantanamo Bay and 19 months after President Obama promised the infamous prison camp would be closed, it remains open. One hundred…
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The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Court Voids Gitmo Ruling – TRNN Transcript

The first successful appeal of a Guantanamo Bay detainee’s designation as an enemy combatant was decided on Tuesday. A federal appeals court in Washington overturned the Bush administration’s previous decision. The court ordered the government to release, transfer or offer…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Sara Jane Olson Released Then Rearrested – Panel on the American Police State at Left Forum 2008 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s resignation 40 Years Ago, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated Supreme Court Case Hears Key Case on Detainee Rights                     Sara Jane Olson Released Then Rearrested…
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Behind Fences & Beyond the Law: An Interview with Michael Ratner – The Indypendent

  In February 2002, the Center for Constitutional Rights was the first, and for years the only, law organization to challenge the detention of those being held without legal redress at the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. At the time,…
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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Annual Report – 2008 – PDF

https://ccrjustice.org/sites/default/files/assets/CCR_Annual_Report_2008.pdf CCR Annual Report 2008 Letter from the President Michael Ratner – Pages 2-3 Case Index – Pages – 34-38  

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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First Cases: How the Center for Constitutional Rights Launched the First Guantánamo Cases

This article appears in Guantanamo: Stories from the Prison Outside the Law, a project of NYU Digital Library Technology Services. First Cases: How the Center for Constitutional Rights Launched the First Guantánamo Cases On November 14, 2001 I awoke to…
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Law and Disorder Radio – 2007 Year in Review: Impeachment, Guantanamo, Torture, Surveillance, Supreme Court – Michael Ratner Puffin/Nation Prize Acceptance Speech – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

On this last day of 2007, Law and Disorder will look at the stories that have taken civil liberties in this country many steps in the wrong direction. We start with the question of impeachment, what happened, why it stalled,…
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