Tag Archive: Fifth Amendment

Law and Disorder Radio – FBI Considers the Occupy Movement a Terrorist Threat – Challenging the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chile: 40 Years Later, Eight Former Army Lieutenants Charged in the Killing of Communist Performer/Songwriter Victor Jara Heidi Boghosian and Johanna Fernandez Visit Mumia Abu-Jamal During Holidays Death Penalty States in The United States Update Jeremy Hammond’s Judge Refuses to…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Albert Ruben on the History of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Adam Hochschild on Opposition to the First World War in Britain – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Monica Shay, Professor at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn Passes Prosecutors Demand Laptop Password in Violation of Fifth Amendment Human Rights Watch: US Investigates Bush, Other Top Officials For Torture Ban BDS Movement – The Bill for Prevention of Damage…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Updates on the Jena Six and Cuban Five – You Have No Rights: Stories of America in an Age of Repression by Michael Rothschild – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Jena 6 Update Today on Law and Disorder co-host Heidi Boghosian debriefs Eugene Puryear, Howard University student and key national political organizer for the Jena 6. They discuss the denying of a request to release Mychal Bell, whose arrest in…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Democracy, Constitutionalism and the War on Terror – Amherst College – Speech Notes (Early Draft) – PDF

2004 Democracy Constitutionalism and the War on Terror Democracy Constitutionalism and the War on Terror Questions get raised about democracy, the constitution —whether must give way, stretch, in war on terror—new paradigm Democracy and terrorism—can Const and terrorism—first, 4, etc…
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Civil Liberties

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The Grand Jury: A Tool to Repress and Jail Activists – in States of Confinement: Policing, Detention, and Prisons edited by Joy James – with Margaret Ratner Kunstler – PDF

2011 The Grand Jury: A Tool to Repress and Jail Activists [W]e have witnessed the birth of a new breed of political animal—the kangaroo grand jury—spawned in a dark corner of the Department of Justice, nourished by an administration bent…
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Civil Liberties

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Kinoy v. Mitchell – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1989-1990

The widespread use of illegal electronic surveillance in the name of national security is a central form of government misconduct. A ruling in the early stage of this case estab­lished the right to bring a civil action without having proof…
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Civil Liberties

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Kinoy v. Mitchell – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

The widespread use of illegal electronic surveil­lance in the name of national security is a central form of government misconduct. A rul­ing in the early stage of this case established the right to bring a civil action without having proof…
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Civil Liberties

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Kinoy v. Mitchell – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1987-1988

The widespread use of illegal electronic surveillance in the name of national secu­rity is a central form of government mis­conduct. A ruling in the early stage of this case established the right to bring a civil action without having proof…
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Civil Liberties

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United Presbyterian Church v. Reagan – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1982-1983

On December 4, 1981, President Reagan signed Executive Order 12333 on United States Intelligence Activities. By­passing Congress.and severely limiting public debate, the President unilaterally enacted sweeping change in the guide­ lines governing intelligence activities with in the United States and as…
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