Tag Archive: CCR Docket 1986-1987

Handschu v. Bureau of Special Services – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1986-1987

CCR attorneys intervened on behalf of political organizations and  individuals who opposed the terms of settlement in New York’s “Red Squad” case. The Red Squad case was brought in the early 1970s in an attempt to end political spying by…
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Civil Liberties

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Sanchez v. Reagan – International Law – CCR Docket 1986-1987

In May 1984, while the International Court of Justice (the World Court) was issu­ing a preliminary restraining order against the United States for its illegal actions against the government and people of Nicaragua, CCR attorneys were arguing in a federal…
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International War Crimes

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White Earth – Native Americans – CCR Docket 1986-1987

Located in northern Minnesota, the White Earth Reservation is set aside for the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians. At one time, it comprised approximately six million acres, but has been reduced to about 50,000 acres. In 1978 the Minnesota…
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Civil Liberties

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Big Mountain – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1986-1987

Many people in the United States know about the struggle that is occurring at Big Mountain by virtue of the recent Academy Award-winning film, “Broken Rainbow.” Usually portrayed in the media as a con­flict between the Navajo and Hopi peoples,…
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Civil Liberties

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