Tag Archive: CCR Docket 1978-1979

People v. Richard Perez – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1978-1979

There are two criminal cases arising out of Brooklyn College’s suspension of Professor Perez and its attempt to prevent him from teaching his classes in Puerto Rican studies. In April, 1978 President Kneller of Brooklyn College issued an order forbidding…
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Richard Perez v. Kibbee, Chancellor of the Board of Higher Education, et al. – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1978-1979

Richard Perez, a former professor at Brooklyn College, a college of the City University of New York, was recently fired after having taught in the City University system for over five years. Professor Perez was a vocal leader of Puerto…
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Ingram v. Local 28 – Labor – CCR Docket 1978-1979

In 1966, Robert Ingram, a Black teenager, took and passed a written examination which qualified him to enter the Apprenticeship Program of the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association. The Union promptly declared the test invalid, and Ingram was forced to…
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Jose Alberto Alvarez v. F.B.I. – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1978-1979

In 1977, Jose Alberto Alvarez, a long-time leader in the movement for independence for Puerto Rico, currently First Secretary of the United States Branch of the Puerto Rican Socialist Party (PSP), and member of PSP’s Central Committee, requested his files…
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Dacajeweiah (John Hill) – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1978-1979

Efforts of Center attorneys and others have resulted in the freeing of Dacajeweiah, the last inmate remaining in prison as a result of events arising out of the 1971 Attica uprising. In 1977, Governor Carey supposedly “closed the book” on…
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Clavir v. Levi – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1978-1979

This case concerns the discovery of an illegal tracking device on a car owned by Judy Clavir and Stew Albert, who were in New York City visiting CCR attorneys Bill Kunstler and Margaret Ratner. A small electronic device called a…
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Kinoy v. Mitchell – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1978-1979

This civil action was filed on behalf of Arthur Kinoy, movement lawyer, law professor and a founder of CCR, and his daughter Joanne, both of whom were two of the earliest victims of grand jury abuse. (Arthur Kinoy was also…
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Consejo Puertorriqueno Por la Paz, et al. v. F.B.I. – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1978-1979

In November, 1977, as a result of a Freedom of Information Act suit brought by several news reporters, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released thousands of documents pertaining to its nefarious COINTELPRO (Counterintelligence) Program. These documents revealed the existence of…
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