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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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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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 – Rick Wolff on the Economic Crisis – Amy Goodman on Breaking the Sound Barrier – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates:   Settlement in 2002 FBI Interrogation CaseJustice Dept Asks Philadelphia-based Indymedia.us for visitors list Mets Citi Field Sponsors Meeting of Hebron Fund       Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It Today…
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Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Threatens to Deport Muslim Man for Refusing to Become Informant – In Memoriam: Bob Boehm – Len Weinglass on the Cuban Five – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: The Beginning of the End? – Former Marine Cpt. Matthew Hoh Resigns Jane Mayer: Predator Versus International Law? Code Pink Protest  Drones in Nevada Michael Ratner Update:  Congress Should Not Reject Goldstone Report    FBI Threaten Deportation To Muslim Man…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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