Tag Archive: Attorney David Cole

Michael Ratner’s Army – The New York Review of Books – by David Cole

As Barack Obama looks to the end of his tenure as president and commander-in-chief, the prison camp he inherited at Guantánamo Bay remains one of his most frustrating challenges. He promised to close it on his second day in office….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – David Cole on Tarek Mehanna and Free Speech – FAA Releases List of Drone Certificates – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Update: Occupy the Justice Department Bradley Manning Trial Update: Attorney CCR Attorney Shane Kadidal Bradley Manning: A Show Trial of State Secrecy by Michael Ratner                       39 Ways to Limit Free…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

https://ccrjustice.org/holder-v-humanitarian-law-project In this series of related cases, CCR has tackled two sets of legal prohibitions that make it a crime to provide support, including humanitarian aid, literature distribution and political advocacy, to any foreign entity that the government has designated…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Updates – Jules Lobel on Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror – A Question of Impeachment at the Culture Project – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Law and Disorder Updates The Nation Institute and the Puffin Foundation Award Annual Prize to CCR President Michael Ratner Joel Kovel – Overcoming Zionism Censorship Update Death Penalty – United Nations Calls For Moratorium on Executions. Victor Rabinowitz memoriam  …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Protesters Turn Their Backs on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at Georgetown – Bush War Crimes Commission – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Protesters turned their backs on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at Georgetown Law School Some protesters wore hoods, while nearly a third of the students at the event turned away as US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales attempted to justify illegal…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – PATRIOT Act Expansion – Cuba’s Anti-Terrorism Conference – Medical Marijuana Ruling – Deportations After Special Registration – Guantanamo – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted 11 to 4 in a closed door session to approve an expansion of the USA PATRIOT Act. The new measure would make permanent eight provisions of the Act, which is set to expire at the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Terrorism & the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security: a Forum – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

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Civil Liberties

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Forum: Less Secure and Less Free: Civil Liberties and the War on Terror – with David Cole – Columbia Law School – Transcript – PDF

2001 Less Secure and Less Free: Civil Liberties and the War on Terror EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION On October 2, 2001, three weeks after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, a Columbia University Law School forum was held…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Forum: Less Secure and Less Free: Civil Liberties and the War on Terror – with David Cole – Columbia Law School – Democracy Now Video

David Cole and Michael Ratner on how unsafe war will make us and why we should consider other alternatives.

Civil Liberties

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