Tag Archive: Habeas Corpus

Reviving habeas corpus – TRNN Transcript

  PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: For 600 of the individuals held at Guantanamo Bay have been denied the right to a trial, the right of habeas corpus. A landmark case will come before the U.S. Supreme Court on December 5…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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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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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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Friedman & Gilbert Criminal Justice Forum, Cleveland Marshall College of Law: “Running Scared: Eviscerating Rights in the Post-9/11 World” Speech Notes – PDF

  2011 Running Scared: Eviscerating Rights in a Post-9/11 World Speech Notes  

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Habeas Corpus in a Time of Fear – American Enterprise Institute – PDF

2011 Habeas Corpus in a Time of Fear Today, nearly ten years since President Bush first sent detainees to Guantanamo Bay and 19 months after President Obama promised the infamous prison camp would be closed, it remains open. One hundred…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Rabbis for Human Rights – Speech Notes – PDF

2011 Rabbis for Human Rights Speech Notes Thank RHR work here and in Israel and OT–remarkable -­ War on terror issues—as moved from one admin to another Work around torture has been esp strong-NRCAT—still a lot to be done— Evid…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Obama’s National Security State – Interview – International Socialist Review – PDF

  Michael Ratner interviewed by Anthony Arnove Issue #74: Interviews Michael Ratner is president of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and is adjunct professor of law at Columbia University Law School. Ratner has also been a lecturer of international…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom

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