Tag Archive: Habeas Corpus

Michael Ratner, Bold Civil Liberties Lawyer, Dies at 72 – Obituary – New York Times – by Sam Roberts – PDF

2016 Michael Ratner, Bold Civil Liberties Lawyer, Dies at 72 Michael Ratner, a fearless civil liberties lawyer who successfully challenged the United States government’s detention of terrorism suspects at Guantánamo Bay without judicial review, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 72….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Magna Carta at 800: A Promise Unfulfilled – TRNN Transcript

The Magna Carta, or Great Charter, turns the ripe old age of 800 on Monday, June 15th. It’s considered a seminal building block of democracy because simply put, it established that everyone is subject to the rule of law. King…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Magna Carta at 800: A Promise Unfulfilled – TRNN Video Link

The Magna Carta, or Great Charter, turns the ripe old age of 800 on Monday, June 15th. It’s considered a seminal building block of democracy because simply put, it established that everyone is subject to the rule of law. King…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Failure to Close Guantanamo is an Existential Threat to Democracy – MSNBC – PDF

2014 Failure to Close Guantanamo is an Existential Threat to Democracy By Michael Ratner When we filed the first case challenging detentions at Guantánamo Bay shortly after the first men arrived there in 2002, we didn’t know what to expect. Family…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Julian Assange: Why isn’t Sweden going to London? — Majority Report Video

Analysis about why Sweden has not questioned Julian Assange about the sexual misconduct allegations. Huge diplomatic brouhaha and all that needs to happen is for Sweden to go to the UK and question him in the Ecuadorean Embassy. Discussion of…
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Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Pardiss Kebriaei on Closing Guantanamo – City of Detroit Plans to Cut Retiree Pensions and Healthcare – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

US State Department’s Office of Guantanamo Closure The US State Department’s Office of Guantanamo Closure was shut down in January and is now in the process of reopening. President Obama recently appointed Clifford Sloan, a Washington lawyer, to run the…
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Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Attorney Martin Garbus on the Cuban Five – Supreme Court Ruling on Carbon Dioxide Emissions – Pan-African Solidarity Hague Committee Delivers War Crimes Petition to the ICC – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Update on Julian Assange                          Attorney Martin Garbus and the Cuban Five Earlier this summer we talked with renowned First Amendment and civil rights attorney Martin Garbus…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Quebec Student Protests – Austerity and Second-Round Elections in Greece – Martin Garbus on the Cuban Five and the Media – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

PCJF Victory for Occupy Protesters on Brooklyn Bridge Boumediene v. Bush Update – The Habeas Cases Are Essentially Done Jose Padilla’s Case – Prisoner Abuse Sustained Under Category of “Enemy Combatant” Court Rules in Favor of Executive Power Authorizing Torture    …
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Law and Disorder Radio – Lawyers You’ll Like: Nancy Hollander – Ray McGovern on Obama’s Kill List – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and the Recall Election The National Lawyers Guild Receives the 30th Annual Brooklyn Ethical Peace Site Award Victims of Invasive Spying by NYPD Take Courageous Stand, File Lawsuit to End Program              …
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