Tag Archive: Customs

Haase v. Webster – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

Returning from Nicaragua in January 1985, Edward Haase, a Kansas City-based journalist, was detained for five hours by U.S. Customs and FBI officials while they seized, read and photocopied his address book, notes, diary, and other personal papers. These actions…
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Heidy v. United States Customs Service – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

The government’s assertion that Edward Haase’s experience at Customs was an isolated incident of harassment constituted the premise of the lower court’s decision in that case. Customs, however, has treated many other travelers in similar ways. CCR challenged this policy…
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Heidy v. United States Customs Service – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1989-1990

The government’s assertion  that  Edward Haase’s experience at Customs was an iso­lated incident of harassment was the basic premise of the lower court’s decision in that case. Customs, however, has similarly treated many other travelers. The CCR challenged this policy…
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Haase v. Webster – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1989-1990

Returning from Nicaragua in January 1985, Edward Haase, a Kansas City-based journal­ist, was stopped by U.S. Customs and FBI officials. He was detained for five hours as agents seized, read, and photocopied his address book, notes, diary, and other per­sonal…
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Heidy v. United States Customs Service – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1988-1989

The government’s assertion that Edward Haase’s experience at Customs was an isolated incident of harassment was the basic premise of the lower court’s decision in that case. Cus­toms, however, has treated many other travel­ers in the same manner. CCR challenged…
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Heidy v United States Customs Service – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

The government’s assertion that Edward Haase’s experience at Customs was an isolated incident of harassment was the basic premise of the lower court’s decision in that case . Cus­toms, however, has treated many other travel­ers in the same manner. CCR…
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Veterans Peace Convoy v. Shultz – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

On June 15, 1988, in Laredo, Texas, U.S. Customs prevented the Veterans for Peace Convoy from crossing the border to Mexico, en route to Nicaragua, and seized four of its 37 donated buses and pick-up trucks carrying humanitarian aid. The…
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Haase v. Sessions – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

Returning from Nicaragua in January 1985 Edward Haase, a Kansas City-based journalist, was stopped by U.S. Customs and FBI officials. He was detained for five hours as agents seized, read, and photocopied his ad­dress book, notes, diary, and other personal…
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Veterans Peace Convoy v. Schultz

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/veterans-peace-convoy-v-schultz Veterans Peace Convoy v. Schultz is a case in which the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) represented a veterans’ group that had been stopped at the border when it tried to leave the United States with humanitarian aid for…
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In the Matter of 13 Seizures – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1987-1988

In April 1987 a delegation of people from the United States attended the Interna­tional Peace Gathering in Tripoli, Libya. The individuals traveled under the auspices of  the  International Indian Treaty Council, the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party, and other groups represent­ing third…
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