Tag Archive: Gulf War

Law and Disorder Radio – Settlement in May Day LAPD Police Brutality Cases – Novelist Nora Eisenberg on the First Gulf War – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Sarah Kunstler has baby boy, William Ferguson Kunstler Co-host Michael Ratner discusses debate at Princeton – Justice After Bush Justice Dept. Investigates Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona Charles Barkley and Sheriff Joe’s Special Treatment Padilla v Yoo,…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Statement of Rep. John Conyers, Jr. – Congressional Teach-In on Iraq – PDF

1998 Conyers Statement – Congressional Teach-In on Iraq I want to thank all of you for coming today. Before I introduce the speakers and describe the format of this event, let me say something about developments over the last few…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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U.S. v. Captain Yolanda Huet-Vaughn – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Spring 1994

  In a victory for peace activists, the US Army Court of Military Review–the highest military appeals court–set aside the desertion of Dr. Yolanda Huet-Vaughn in October 29, 1993. Dr. Huet-Vaughn. a capt in in the Army Medical Corps, had…
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Civil Liberties

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U.S. v. Captain Yolanda Huet-Vaughn – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1992

CCR joined in an appeal of the conviction of an Army physician who refused to go to the Gulf War. Dr.Yolanda Huet-Vaughn, a captain in the Army Medical Corps, objected to the war on moral grounds, Gulf particularly her belief…
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Civil Liberties

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Ange v. Bush – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

Like Paterson v. Bush, 26-year­ old college student Michael Ange objected to his deployment to drive a five-ton fuel truck in Saudi Arabia, claiming that it exceeded the oath that he and other reservists took because “we never swore to…
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Civil Liberties

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United States v. Paterson – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

On August 29, 1991, 22-year-old Californian Jeffrey Paterson publicly proclaimed his opposition to the Gulf war and refused to join the hundreds of thousands of U.S. armed forces President Bush had already sent to the Middle East. While staff sergeants…
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Civil Liberties

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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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The Nation Magazine v. Department of Defense

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/nation-magazine-v-department-defense In The Nation Magazine v. Department of Defense, The Nation magazine along with the Center for Constitutional Rights charged the DOD with violating the First and Fifth Amendments in its establishment of press pools during the first Gulf War….
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Civil Liberties

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