Tag Archive: Haitian Centers Council v. McNary

Michael Ratner on Litigation Versus Lobbying as a Strategy to Achieve Change – in A Documentary Teaching Companion to Storming the Court, by Brandt Goldstein, Rodger Citron and Molly Beutz Land – PDF

2009 Michael Ratner on Litigating Versus Lobbying as a Strategy to Achieve Change At different junctures in the McNary case, you relied on litigation and then on lobbying to try to win the freedom of the Haitians on Guantanamo (and…
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International War Crimes

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Mission to Guantanamo 1992 – Yale Alumni Magazine

In 1992, a band of law professors and students sued the US government for the right to visit their Haitian clients. The feds played hardball. by Brandt Goldstein ’92JD September/October 2005 Brandt Goldstein ’92JD has written for Slate.com and the New York Times. This…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Guantanamo Bay: When Will the Suffering End? – in The Haiti Files: Decoding the Crisis – PDF

1992 Guantanamo Bay: When Will the Suffering End? A continuing source of controversy and disgrace in U.S. policy toward Haitian refugees is the camp at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where hundreds of Haitian asylum seekers who tested HIV-positive have been…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Docket Report – Fall 1992 – PDF

Docket Report Fall 1992 Cases worked on by Michael Ratner: Haitians Centers Council, Inc. v. McNary – International Human Rights – Pages 10-11 Paul v. Avril – International Human Rights – Pages 11-12 Xuncax v. Gramajo – International Human Rights –…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Haitian Centers Council, Inc. v. McNary – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1992

A heartbreaking legal battle raged throughout the spring of 1992 over the rights of Haitian immigrants, pitting the Bush Administration against the human rights and civil rights communities. CCR joined the San Francisco Lawyers’ Committee for Urban Rights, the Lowenstein International…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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