Tag Archive: Frank E. Deale

Nation v. The Department of Defense – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

On the eve of war in January 1991, CCR  filed suit to force the Pentagon to provide journalists and media outlets with full access to the Gulf war story. Plaintiffs included the Nation, Harpers, Mother Jones, Village Voice, Pacifica Radio News,…
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Civil Liberties

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Camacho v. Autoridad de Telefono – Puerto Rico – CCR Docket 1989-1990

This suit, in the federal district court in Puerto Rico, sought to enjoin the Puerto Rican telephone company from cooperating with the federal government in wiretapping in Puerto Rico. The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico contains an absolute…
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Civil Liberties

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Camacho v. Autoridad de Telefono – Puerto Rico Wiretapping – CCR Docket 1988-1989

This suit in the federal district court in Puerto Rico seeks to enjoin the telephone company from cooperating with the federal government in wiretapping in Puerto Rico. The Constitution of the Commonwealth contains an absolute prohibition on wiretapping. A federal…
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Civil Liberties

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

In October 1983, President Reagan announced that he had ordered a pre-dawn invasion of Grenada by nearly 1,900 Marines and armed airborne troops under the code name “Urgent Fury.” The fighting was heavier than expected and by the end of…
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International War Crimes

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

United States military personnel are openly planning the war in El Salvador and are active in combat areas. U.S. officers train the El Salvador armed forces in all aspects of military activity including interrogation and communication techniques. The U.S. uses…
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International War Crimes

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

On October 25,1983, President Reagan announced that, under the code name Urgent Fury, he had ordered a pre-dawn invasion of Grenada by nearly 1,900 Marines and armed airborne troops. Fighting became heavier than expected, and by October 29, the United…
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International War Crimes

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