Tag Archive: Attorney Ellen Yaroshevsky

Law and Disorder Radio – RNC Protest Arrests – Lynne Stewart Case – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Last month, nearly half a million protestors took to the streets to march against the Republican National Convention, the Iraq War and various other causes, in one of the most peaceful gatherings New York City has seen. Demonstrators marched in…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Hamdi and Padilla Supreme Court Rulings – Al Shimari v CACI Case – Guantanamo: What the World Should Know – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts interview key defense attorneys and discuss the civil rights implications of recent Supreme Court rulings on the Hamdi/Padilla cases and also recent prison torture cases involving two corporations, Titan & CACI. Among the guests: Joe Margulies, Susan Burke, Donna…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Dellums v. Meese – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

In July 1983 the CCR filed a federal com­ plaint demanding an investigation of Pres­ident Reagan’s violation of the Neutrality Act for sponsoring a war against Nicara­gua. The suit asked the United States Attorney General to conduct a preliminary investigation….
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International War Crimes

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Hopi Partition Land Resisters u. US.A. – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1987-1988

Usually portrayed in the media as a con­flict between the Navajo and Hopi peoples, the struggle occurring at Big Mountain is in reality one between the Indian peoples and the federal government. At issue are lands located in Arizona which…
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Civil Liberties

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Dellums v. Meese – International Law – CCR Docket 1986-1987

In July 1983 the CCR filed a federal complaint demanding an investigation of President Reagan’s violation of the Neutrality Act for sponsoring the war against Nica­ragua. The suit asked the United States Attorney General to conduct a preliminary investigation. The…
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International War Crimes

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Big Mountain – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1986-1987

Many people in the United States know about the struggle that is occurring at Big Mountain by virtue of the recent Academy Award-winning film, “Broken Rainbow.” Usually portrayed in the media as a con­flict between the Navajo and Hopi peoples,…
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Civil Liberties

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Dellums V. Smith – International Law – CCR Docket 1985-1986

In July 1983 the CCR filed a federal complaint demanding an investigation of President Reagan’s violation of the Neu­trality Act in sponsoring war against Nicaragua. The suit, filed in California, was brought under the Ethics in Govern­ment Act, a law…
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International War Crimes

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Sanchez v. Reagan – International – CCR Docket 1984-1985

While the International Court of Justice (the World Court) was issuing a preliminary restraining order against the United States for its illegal actions against the government and people of Nicaragua in May 1984, CCR attorneys were arguing in the U.S….
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International War Crimes

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Sanchez v. Reagan – International Law – CCR Docket 1985-1986

While the International Court of Justice (the World Court) was issuing a preliminary restraining order against the United States for its illegal actions against the government and peo­ple of Nicaragua in May 1984, CCR attorneys were arguing in a federal…
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International War Crimes

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Barnes v. Kline – International – CCR Docket 1984-1985

On January 4, 1984, the CCR filed an action challenging President Reagan’s “pocket veto” of HR 4042 on behalf of 33 members of Congress. H R 4042 mandates that the President periodically certify that there have been significant improvements in…
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International War Crimes

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