Tag Archive: Burke v. Barnes

Burke v. Barnes – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

This lawsuit challenges President Reagan’s use of a “pocket veto” to kill a bill unanimously passed by both Houses of Congress. The bill would have required the president to condition aid to El Salvador on that country’s protection of human…
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International War Crimes

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Burke v. Barnes – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1986-1987

This lawsuit challenges President Ronald Reagan’s use of a “pocket veto” to kill a bill unanimously passed by both Houses of Congress. The bill would have required him to condition aid to El Salvador on improvement of its human rights…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket Report – 1987-1988 – PDF

Docket Report 1987-1988 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: CUSCLIN v. Reagan – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Page 18 Dellums v. Meese – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Pages 18-19 Beacon Products Corporation v. Reagan – International…
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Burke v. Barnes

http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-supreme-court/479/361.html United States Supreme Court BURKE v. BARNES, (1987) No. 85-781 Argued: November 4, 1986    Decided: January 14, 1987 Congress passed a bill conditioning the continuance of military aid to El Salvador upon the President’s semiannual certification of that nation’s progress…
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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket Report – 1986-1987 – 20th Anniversary – PDF

Docket Report 1986-1987 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Republic of the Philippines v. Marcos (New York) Republic of the Philippines v. Marcos (New Jersey) Republic of the Philippines v. Marcos (Texas) In the Matter of the Republic of the…
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