Tag Archive: FISA

One Year of Snowden Leaks – TRNN Transcript

JAY: So Thursday is one year since the first leak, first documents released that was leaked by Mr. Snowden. What do you now think is the significance of all of this? RATNER: Yeah, I’m going to put it into some…
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Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Two Lawsuit Victories Against Oakland Police Department – Al McCoy on The Making of the U.S. Surveillance State, 1898-2020 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning’s Defense Makes Case to Dismiss Aiding the Enemy Charge Freedom of the Press Foundation for Transcripts Update: Judge Upholds Aiding the Enemy Charge in Bradley Manning Trial                NLG Obtains…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Secret FISA Court Advocates for the National Security State – Ron Reosti Speech at Left Forum 2013 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Prisoners’ Hunger Strikes: Pelican Bay Prison, Guantanamo Bay Prison, Palestinians in Israeli Prisons CCR Lawsuit – Pelican Bay Prisoner Class Action 20-Plus Palestinians on Hunger Strike in Israeli Prisons Demand Better Conditions for Pelican Bay Prisoners Federal Judge Gladys Kessler…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Zero Tolerance Discipline Policies and the School to Prison Pipeline – Pope’s Resignation May Make International Prosecution Easier – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

FISA Court Surveillance: Supreme Court Allows, You Have No Standing Hosts Discuss CIA-Sponsored Cinema               Zero Tolerance Policies: School to Prison Pipeline? As many listeners may know, zero tolerance school policies will punish any…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Senate Votes to Extend Warrantless Wiretaps for Five More Years – Omar Barghouti on Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Controversy at Brooklyn College – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NLG-NYC Attorneys Challenge NYPD Surveillance of Muslim Communities Center for Constitutional Rights Responds to Newly Released Targeted Killing White Paper  Senate Votes to Extend Warrantless Wiretaps for Five More Years: No Oversight, No Transparency Days before 2012 drew to a…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Len Weinglass on the Cuban Five (Rebroadcast) – PATRIOT Act Reform – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates Maher Arar Case – No Justice – Outsourcing Torture Made Legal? 23 People Convicted in Kidnapping Abu Omar – Victory in Italian Case – Abu Omar 22 Out of the 23 are CIA Agents Five NYC Men Abused and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Michael Ratner on Litigation Versus Lobbying as a Strategy to Achieve Change – in A Documentary Teaching Companion to Storming the Court, by Brandt Goldstein, Rodger Citron and Molly Beutz Land – PDF

2009 Michael Ratner on Litigating Versus Lobbying as a Strategy to Achieve Change At different junctures in the McNary case, you relied on litigation and then on lobbying to try to win the freedom of the Haitians on Guantanamo (and…
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International War Crimes

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