Tag Archive: Attorney David Cole

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1997

This long-standing case raises fundamental issues about the political rights of immigrants.  In landmark decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the case has established that immigrants facing deportation are entitled to the same First Amendment…
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Civil Liberties

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionality of the McCarran-Walter Act in 1987 on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan who were arrested, held without bail, and threatened with deportation because of their alleged “affiliation” with…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1995

Ten years after CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of  educational character” by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA), the agency, after input from CCR, finally adopted a constitutional set of regulations governing the…
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Civil Liberties

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1995

CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionali­ty of the McCarran-Waller Act. in 1987 on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan who were arrested held without bail and threatened with deportation because of their alleged “affiliation” with…
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International War Crimes

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Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

An unbroken chain in victories in CCR’s Filartiga suits continued in July 1194 when a federal magistrate awarded $41 million damage judgment to the victims of prosper Avril, a former Haitian dictator. for violating their human rights. The decision in…
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International War Crimes

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Xuncax v. Gramajo & Ortiz v. Gramajo – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1995

In the most recent victory against international human rights abusers, on April 12, 1995, a federal district court judge in Massachusetts ordered the former Defense Minister of Guatemala, Hector Gramajo, to pay 47.5 million in damages to eight Guatemalans and a U.S. nun…
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International War Crimes

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Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno

CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionality of the McCarran-Walter Act in 1987 on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan  who were arrested, held without bail and threatened with deportayionbecause of their alleged “affiliation” with the…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” b; the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations….
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Civil Liberties

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Spring 1994

CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionali­ty of the McCarran-Waller Act. in 1987 on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan who were arrested held without bail and threatened with deportation because of their alleged “affiliation” with…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Spring 1994

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations. They…
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Civil Liberties

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