Tag Archive: Columbia University

Michael Ratner, Lawyer Who Won Victory for Guantanamo Detainees, Dies at 72 – Washington Post – by Emily Langer – PDF

2016 Civil Liberties Lawyer for Detainees Michael Ratner, a civil liberties lawyer who mounted legal challenges to U.S. military actions abroad, helped represent WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that defined legal rights for…
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – NYC Stop and Frisk Trial Begins – Cuban Five Case Update – Racism, Torture, and Impunity in Chicago – French-Led Invasion of Mali – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

New York Times Continues to Deceive About Iraq War New York City Stop and Frisk Trial Begins Here on Law and Disorder, we’ve been covering the stop and frisk case known as Floyd v. City of New York et al. This…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – NYPD Edits RNC Arrest Video – Academic Freedom at Columbia University – Flag Burning Amendment – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NYPD Edit Arrest Video? The New York Times reported earlier this week that in some 400 cases [90%] of charges against RNC protesters were dropped because video recordings emerged showing that the arrested had not committed a crime during RNC…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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A Question of Principle – New York Newsday – by Fred Bruning – PDF

  Michael Ratner, the civil lib­erties lawyer, was running along the Hudson River on Sept. 11, 2001, when planes hit the World Trade Center tow­ers. He was pretty sure he knew what was happening. “Someone is trying to kill all…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Public Interest Law Foundation Achievement Award – Columbia University – Speech Notes – PDF

1999 Columbia PILF Speech Notes  

International War Crimes

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