Tag Archive: Cases

Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket – Fall 2000 – Cases from August 31, 1999-August 31, 2000 – PDF

Docket Report Fall 2000 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – Pages 27-28 Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Pages 75-76 Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and…
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International War Crimes

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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 2000

This past spring, CCR filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 31 members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The members had sought a declaration that President Clinton violated the…
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Civil Liberties

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A.- International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 2000

The past year was dominated by discovery disputes related to CCR’s efforts to obtain U.S. government documents that might shed light on the death of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported contras in Nicaragua….
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 2000

In June 1994, CCR filed a civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) a rightwing paramilitary terrorist operation established by the Haitian Army to crush popular movements. The suit was brought on behalf of…
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International War Crimes

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East Timor Action Network v. The City of New York

CCR has won a First Amendment lawsuit that it filed in May 1999 against the City of New York on behalf of the East Timor Action Network (ETAN), a not-for-profit human rights organization dedicated to the struggle for self-determination and…
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Civil Liberties

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El Comite Pro Rescate y Desarrollo de Vieques v. U.S. Navy – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

On July 23. 1999, a civic organization from Vieques filed a petition for Precautionary Measures and other remedies with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States. The petition aims to stop human rights violations being carried…
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International War Crimes

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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1999

As President Clinton ordered U.S. military forces to begin a series of air strikes with NATO allies in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia on March 24, 1999, one of the most serious questions in modern Constitutional jurisprudence, the vesting in…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Linder v. Calero-Portocarrero & Linder v. Department of Defense and F.B.I. and C. I A.- International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

The past year was dominated by discovery disputes related to CCR’s efforts to obtain U.S. government documents that might shed light on the death of Benjamin Linder, a U.S. engineer who was murdered in 1987 by U.S.-supported contras in Nicaragua….
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International War Crimes

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Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1999

In June 1994, CCR filed a civil damage suit against the Front for Advancement and Progress in Haiti (FRAPH) a rightwing paramilitary terrorist operation established by the Haitian Army to crush popular movements. The suit was brought on behalf of…
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International War Crimes

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Campbell v. Clinton – Center for Constitutional Rights – Photo

Jim Klimaski (NLG), (Aide to Congressman Campbell), Michael Ratner (CCR), H. Lee Halterman (Aide to Congressman Dellums, who volunteered to work on the case.) Congressman Tom Campbell and Jules Lobel (CCR)

International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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