Tag Archive: Brandeis University

Michael Ratner, Bold Civil Liberties Lawyer, Dies at 72 – Obituary – New York Times – by Sam Roberts – PDF

2016 Michael Ratner, Bold Civil Liberties Lawyer, Dies at 72 Michael Ratner, a fearless civil liberties lawyer who successfully challenged the United States government’s detention of terrorism suspects at Guantánamo Bay without judicial review, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 72….
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Michael Ratner, Lawyer Who Won Victory for Guantanamo Detainees, Dies at 72 – Washington Post – by Emily Langer – PDF

2016 Civil Liberties Lawyer for Detainees Michael Ratner, a civil liberties lawyer who mounted legal challenges to U.S. military actions abroad, helped represent WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that defined legal rights for…
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Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement – PDF

2015 Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement Brandeis began my transition into a radical that wanted to change the world and particularly take on the US role in repression and war. Where else could I hear Malcolm X, Marcel Duchamp, Allen Ginsberg…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Remembering Dr. Vincent Harding – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Wikileaks Reveals the Other Country NSA Surveilled All Content From: Media Blackout The U.S. Government Can Destroy People: Informant Sabu (Hector Xavier Monsegur) and Jeremy Hammond         Remembering League of Revolutionary Black Workers Founder General Gordon Baker…
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Ratner Report: Why I Resigned from Brandeis University Ethics Board – TRNN Transcript

Center for Constitutional Rights president emeritus Michael Ratner says strong Zionist influences have taken a stranglehold over the university. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with The Real News again. DESVARIEUX: So, Michael, you recently…
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1/7 The Vietnam War was a Seminal Event for Me – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview – Transcript

I’ve been wanting to do this series for a long time. Michael Ratner is one of our regular guests. He’s also one of my favorite guests. He’s also a board member of The Real News Network. And as you know,…
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1/7 The Vietnam War was a Seminal Event for Me – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, tells Paul Jay that the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War transformed him from a “good liberal kid” into an activist questioning the role of America in the world.

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Public Engagement: Michael Ratner ’66 – Inquiry – Brandeis University Social Sciences Magazine – Interview – PDF

2006 Public Engagement: Michael Ratner ’66 Michael Ratner is an attorney and president of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York. He served as co-counsel in the landmark Supreme Court case Rasul v. Bush, which challenged the U.S….
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Brandeis Speech Notes – From Magna Carta to Abu Ghraib: Detention/Torture/Disappearances – PDF

2005 Brandeis Speech Notes Here to talk to you about 9/11– Title From Magna Carta to Abu Ghraib: Detention/Torture/Disappearances and Summary Trial in America Brandeis—exp/Columbia CCR—what is it—website—history Leading on post 9/11— Books–gitmo; am disap Shift in its work– People…
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