Tag Archive: Crockett v. Reagan

Speaking Freely: Michael Ratner on the National Lawyers Guild 1960s-80s – Video

https://vimeo.com/76473031 In this video, Ratner describes how he became introduced to the Guild while attending Columbia Law school (where he would revive the NLG student chapter), and how the Guild inspired him to litigate politically, not just legally–describing himself as…
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Civil Liberties

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Lumintang Notes – PDF

Lumintang Notes CCR What do—role of US and its surrogates; expose/slow/stop —having your own accent; human rights groups what I have done with law Debate with Ken Elian Attica, spying, black bag jobs; grand juries; draft Viet-nam Puerto Rico—Vieques 76-80—Carter—post…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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The Fog of War [Powers] – Stanford Journal of International Law – with H. Lee Halterman, Jules Lobel, Joel E. Starr and James Klimaski – PDF

2001 Commentary: The Fog of War [Powers] LEE HALTERMAN* JULES LOBEL** JOEL E. STARR*** MICHAEL RATNER**** JAMES KLIMASKI***** The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to grant certiorari in Campbell v. Clinton1 brings to an end a chain of Cold War-era litigation…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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45 in House Sue to Bar Bush From Acting Alone – New York Times – by Martin Tolchin – PDF

1990 45 in House Sue to Bar Bush from Acting Alone Forty-five House Democrats, predominantly liberals, filed a lawsuit today to bar President Bush from taking offensive action in the Persian Gulf without obtaining a Congressional declaration of war “or…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Docket Report – 1984-1985 – PDF

Docket Report 1984-1985 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Sanchez v. Reagan – International – Page 5 Dellums v. Smith – International – Page 5-6 Barnes v. Kline – International – Page 6 Crockett v. Reagan – International – Page…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Crockett v. Reagan

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/crockett-v-reagan In May 1981, Crockett v. Reagan was filed on behalf of 29 members of Congress who challenged U.S. military intervention in El Salvador. The case claimed that President Ronald Reagan violated the War Powers Resolution, 50 U.S.C 1541, because…
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International War Crimes

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket Report – 1981-1982 – PDF

Docket Report 1981-1982 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Crockett v. Reagan –  International – Pages 6-7 United States v. Berkan – Puerto Rico – Pages 11-12 United States v. Saade and Zenon – Puerto Rico – Page 12 Local…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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