Tag Archive: CCR

Center for Constitutional Rights Docket Report Fall 1999 – PDF

Docket Report 1999-2000 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – Pages 25-26 Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Pages 66-67 El Comite Pro Rescate y Desarrollo de Vieques v. U.S….
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International War Crimes

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – First Amendment – CCR Docket 1984-1985

While extolling the virtues of the United States as a democratic society, the Reagan Administration in fact has been silencing voices with which it does not agree. In Wald v. Regan (Docket No. 14), the issue is the Treasury Department’s…
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Civil Liberties

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Michael Ratner: One Year Later, Still a Hero – Center for Constitutional Rights Legal Director – Baher Azmy

https://ccrjustice.org/home/blog/2017/05/11/michael-ratner-one-year-later-still-hero The day I learned of Michael Ratner’s passing, one year ago today, I had to travel to Richmond, Virginia to argue an appeal related to one of the Abu Ghraib torture suits CCR brought against an odious private military…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Reviving habeas corpus – TRNN Transcript

  PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: For 600 of the individuals held at Guantanamo Bay have been denied the right to a trial, the right of habeas corpus. A landmark case will come before the U.S. Supreme Court on December 5…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Cheney pushes to make eavesdropping law permanent – TRNN Transcript – Part One

Ratner: Cheney is misleading the American people (1 of 3) PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: In 1978, after the Watergate scandal, Congress passed a piece of legislation that was meant to limit the way governments spied on people’s communications. The Foreign…
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Civil Liberties

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If Obama won’t prosecute, Spain will – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Obama has a duty to prosecute while a Spanish judge moves ahead on his own.   MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s good to be with you, Paul. JAY: So bring us up to date. Where…
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International War Crimes

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European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Back to the Streets – Black Lives Matter (6/6) – Vince Warren with Moderator: Claire Tixteire

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Filing 100% on Principle – Post 9/11 Legal Sagas (5/6) – Baher Azmy, Manfred Nowak, with Moderator: Florian Jessberger

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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