Tag Archive: CCR Docket 1982-1983

United States v. Higgins – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1982-1983

Nineteen people. some members of the War Resisters­ League, were charged with interfering with government functions by attempting to leaflet taxpayers in the taxpayers resistance waiting rooms at the lRS building in New York City in April of 1981. The IRS said that leafleting…
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Civil Liberties

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Handschu v. Bureau of Special Services – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1982-1983

Center attorneys have intervened on behalf of a number of political organizations and individuals opposing the settle­ment in a federal suit known a New York’s ” Red Squad” case. The case was begun in the early 1970 as an attempt to…
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Civil Liberties

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United Presbyterian Church v. Reagan – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1982-1983

On December 4, 1981, President Reagan signed Executive Order 12333 on United States Intelligence Activities. By­passing Congress.and severely limiting public debate, the President unilaterally enacted sweeping change in the guide­ lines governing intelligence activities with in the United States and as…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Nation v. Haig – International – CCR Docket 1982-1983

In May 1981, the Reagan Administration instituted an em­bargo on publications of Cuban origin arriving in this country. Subcribers to Granrna or any other Cuban periodical could no longer receive even a single copy of such a publication without first securing an import…
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Civil Liberties

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In the Matter of David Truong – Criminal Justice – CCR Docket 1982-1983

In January 1978, David Truong and Ronald Humphrey were indicted on charges of conspiracy, espionage, stealing govern­ment documents, and being unregistered foreign agents. David Truong (Truong Dink Hung) is a Vietnamese citizen who has long  been active in the anti-war movement in the…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Kinoy v. Mitchell – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1982-1983

The widespread use of illegal electronic surveillance in the name of “national security” is a central form of government misconduct. This case involves both domestic and so-called foreign security surveillance and in an early landmark decision established a plaintiff’s right…
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Civil Liberties

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In the Matter of the Pro Haec Vice Admission of Chokwe Lumumba to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York – Attacks on Lawyers – CCR Docket 1982-1983

Upon arriving in New York, after having been arrested on federal bank robbery charges, Fulani Sunni-Ali retained Chokwe Lumumba, a Michigan attorney to represent her. When Lumumba appeared on her behalf, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District moved to pre­vent him from acting as Sunni-Ali’s attorney….
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Civil Liberties

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United States v. Saade and Zenon – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket 1982-1983

For the last three years the Center has been involved in representing Vieques fishermen and their supporters against charges arising out of demonstrations against the Navy’s use of that island and its adjacent water for ship-to-shore target practice. Among those we have represented are Carlos Zenon,…
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Civil Liberties

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Wald v. Regan – International – CCR Docket 1982-1983

On April 20, 1982, the Treasury Department issued a new regulation under the aegis of the Trading with the Enemy Act to prevent travel lo Cuba by prohibiting travel-related financial transactions. Under the new regulation, the only person s permitted to…
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Civil Liberties

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