Tag Archive: Attorney David Rivkin

Lawmakers Debate Establishing “Truth Commission” on Bush Admin Torture, Rendition and Domestic Spying – Democracy Now Transcript

On Capitol Hill, debate has begun over forming a truth commission to shed light on the Bush administration’s secret polices on detention, interrogation and domestic spying. A hearing on the issue was held Wednesday, two days after the Obama administration…
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Civil Liberties

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Senate Reaches “Compromise” on Habeas Corpus That Could Still Strip Guantánamo Detainees of Any Trial – Democracy Now Transcript

The Senate this week approved what lawmakers hailed as a bipartisan “compromise” on legal rights for Guantánamo Bay detainees that can still strip them of a federal trial. We speak with attorneys Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Senate Reaches “Compromise” on Habeas Corpus That Could Still Strip Guantánamo Detainees of Any Trial – Democracy Now Video

The Senate this week approved what lawmakers hailed as a bipartisan “compromise” on legal rights for Guantánamo Bay detainees that can still strip them of a federal trial. We speak with attorneys Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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