Tag Archive: Constance Baker Motley

Michael Ratner, Bold Civil Liberties Lawyer, Dies at 72 – Obituary – New York Times – by Sam Roberts – PDF

2016 Michael Ratner, Bold Civil Liberties Lawyer, Dies at 72 Michael Ratner, a fearless civil liberties lawyer who successfully challenged the United States government’s detention of terrorism suspects at Guantánamo Bay without judicial review, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 72….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement – PDF

2015 Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement Brandeis began my transition into a radical that wanted to change the world and particularly take on the US role in repression and war. Where else could I hear Malcolm X, Marcel Duchamp, Allen Ginsberg…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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3/7 MLK and a Radicalizing Moment in American History – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay how the message and death of Dr. King, the army occupation of Baltimore and the police attack on the Colombia U. protest profoundly shaped the rest of his life. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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3/7 MLK and a Radicalizing Moment in American History – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay how the message and death of Dr. King, the army occupation of Baltimore and the police attack on the Colombia U. protest profoundly shaped the rest of his life

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Hunger Strike – Supreme Court Justice John Roberts Confirmed – The Life of Constance Baker Motely – FBI Assassination of Filiberto Ojeda Rios – Al McCoy Brecht Forum Lecture on Torture – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Guantanamo Hunger Strike An under-reported story, hundreds of detainees are not eating and some are being force fed, intravenously or through nasal passages. Guest – Gitanjali Gutierrez, cooperating counsel with CCR’s Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative.          …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Grand Jury: A Tool to Repress and Jail Activists – in States of Confinement: Policing, Detention, and Prisons edited by Joy James – with Margaret Ratner Kunstler – PDF

2011 The Grand Jury: A Tool to Repress and Jail Activists [W]e have witnessed the birth of a new breed of political animal—the kangaroo grand jury—spawned in a dark corner of the Department of Justice, nourished by an administration bent…
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Civil Liberties

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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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