Tag Archive: Government Misconduct

Law and Disorder Radio – Documentary Film: 1971 – Pastor Nyle Fort on Inspiring and Awakening Political Activism in Youth – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

1971 On March 8th, 1971, a group of anonymous individuals calling themselves the Citizens’ Commission to Investigate the FBI broke into an FBI field office in Media, Pennsylvania. They stole thousands of government documents. Among the documents was proof that…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – US Cuban Foreign Policy Changes Strategy: Normalizing Relations – NYPD Unions Respond to Police Shootings, Say Protests at Fault – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

U.S. Cuban Foreign Policy Changes Strategy: Normalizing Relations We’re joined today by attorney Michael Krinsky, a partner in the famous law firm of Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman. This the firm that almost from the beginning has been representing…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Demand Proper Health Care for Political Prisoner Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) – US Government Targets 67-Year-Old Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Campaign Demanding Proper Health Care for Incarcerated COINTELPRO Target Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) A campaign was recently launched demanding immediate health care for political prisoner Imam Jamil Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown. Once the chairperson of…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Torturous For-Profit Medical Care in Prisons Faces Lawsuits – In Memoriam: Rubin “Hurricane” Carter – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

John Kerry Middle East Peace Talks and NY Times Propaganda There is No ‘Palestine Exception’ to Free Speech Rights: Northeastern Overturns Students for Justice in Palestine Suspension CCR: Palestine Solidarity Legal Support Project Host Attorney Micheal Smith Retraction on Abe Foxman…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Senate Democrats Help Block DOJ Civil Rights Division Nominee – Ajamu Baraka on Ukraine – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Discuss the CIA Spying on Senate Committee Staff Computers Heidi Boghosian: This Goes Back to 2009 when the CIA Destroyed Videotapes of Interrogation. Feinstein: “Oh, This is Great.”                    Senate Democrats…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Brian Becker on Libya – Better This World Documentary on FBI Entrapment of Activists – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Truth About the Situation in Libya: Cutting Through the Government Propaganda and Media Lies Libya, a country of 6 million people, possesses the largest of Africa’s oil reserves. Its oil is of a particular high quality. Since March 19,…
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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 2000

This past spring, CCR filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 31 members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The members had sought a declaration that President Clinton violated the…
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Civil Liberties

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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1999

As President Clinton ordered U.S. military forces to begin a series of air strikes with NATO allies in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia on March 24, 1999, one of the most serious questions in modern Constitutional jurisprudence, the vesting in…
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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket Report – Fall 1999 – Cases from August 31, 1998-August 31, 1999 – PDF

Docket Report  Fall 1999 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – Pages 25-26 Belance v. FRAPH – International Human Rights and Solidarity – Pages 66-67 El Comite Pro Rescate y Desarrollo de Vieques v….
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International War Crimes

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1997

This long-standing case raises fundamental issues about the political rights of immigrants.  In landmark decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the case has established that immigrants facing deportation are entitled to the same First Amendment…
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Civil Liberties

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