Tag Archive: FBI

Remembering Michael Ratner – Louis Proyect – Blog

(Image TecNica Volunteers) Michael Ratner, one of the most effective and respected constitutional rights attorneys in the USA and president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, died of cancer yesterday. The NY Times ran an obit that was noteworthy for…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Where’s the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders? – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders. Thanks for being…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Where’s the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders? – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders.

Civil Liberties, Palestine

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If I Were Attorney General – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner outlines 10 things he would do if he were Attorney General in the new Obama Administration. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you, Paul. JAY: So I’m—let’s kick this one off with…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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Toward a Revolutionary Transformation of Society – The Indypendent – PDF

2013 Toward a Revolutionary Transformation of Society It will be a cold day in hell when a person with my politics will be appointed to be the Attorney General of the United States. The Attorney General is the head of…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Aviva Stahl Interviews Michael Ratner – Transcript – PDF

2012 Aviva Stahl Interviews Michael Ratner AS: How did you get interested in civil rights law? How did you make it to the CCR? MR: Well came out of the ’60s. I went to Columbia Law School. Of course the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Blair Mountain March Against Mountaintop Removal – Human Rights in Tunisia – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Obama Administration War Powers Resolution – Click Here For Partial Transcript Read Michael Ratner’s Article: Permanent Gitmo & Permanent War: New National “Defense” Bill Congress Didn’t Fund This War = Unconstitutional https://michaelratner.com/writings/permanent-gitmo-and-permanent-war-new-national-defense-bill-law-and-disorder-radio-transcript-excerpt-and-just-left-blog-post/ Juan Cole, War Critic? Sugar Law Center: Lawsuit Targets Emergency…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Heidi Boghosian: Our Friend, Comrade and Tireless Executive Director – National Lawyers Guild New York City Chapter (NLG-NYC) Spring Fling 2011 Event Program – with Michael Steven Smith – PDF

NLG Spring Fling Program Heidi Boghosian Tribute Article Heidi has been Executive Director of the National Lawyers Guild for twelve years, through thick and thin, through the good, the bad, and sometimes even the ugly. She has been the organization’s…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Raids Activists’ Homes in Minnesota and Chicago – Recent Death Penalty Cases – Circuit Court of Appeals Throws Out Nigerian Claims Against Shell Oil – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Briana Waters – Conviction Overturned FBI Coordinated Raids in Minneapolis and Chicago Blackberry and Facebook opened up their records to FBI National Lawyers Guild Issues New Report on Policing of Protests National Lawyers Guild Convention – New Orleans Lynne Stewart…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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