Tag Archive: Haitian Refugees

Michael Ratner: The Leading Progressive Lawyer of a Generation – Just Security – by Harold Koh

I just heard that Michael Ratner passed away from complications due to cancer. His New York Times obituary is here. My heart is broken. Michael was an extraordinary lawyer and and even more outstanding human being. I first saw Michael when I was…
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Personal & Profiles, Tributes

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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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10 Years After 9/11: Civil Liberties, Hope and War, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Video

Michael Ratner pt.1 – Ten Years after 9/11 Civil Liberties, War and Hope from Kurt Johnson on Vimeo. Michael Ratner pt.2 – Ten Years after 9/11 Civil Liberties, War and Hope from Kurt Johnson on Vimeo.

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Creative Use of Law as a Positive Force for Social Change: Confronting Torture and Extrajudicial Detention – University of Iowa School of Law – Speech Notes – PDF

Abu Omar   2009 University of Iowa Law School Speech Notes Talk I U of I 11/3/09 “Creative use of law as a positive force for social change: Confronting Torture and Extrajudicial Detention” materials clipping website Happy to be here–shared…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Boats Against the Tide – From Attica to Guantanamo: The Struggle for Liberty and Justice in America – Northeastern University School of Law – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 Northeastern University School of Law Speech Notes Appreciate honor of being here at Northeastern; years of NE students have worked at CCR; and I as a student worked with a former Dean and current prof Michael Meltsner in the…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Fifth Anniversary Special Episode – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Guantanamo – Five Years January 11th marks five years of detainment for the more than 400 people at Guantanamo. For the full hour, Law and Disorder co-host and President of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner takes listeners through…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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International Prosecution of Human Rights Crimes – Draft Chapter – Litigating Guantanamo – PDF

2007 Litigating Guantanamo Litigating Guantanamo By Michael Ratner, President Center for Constitutional Rights It seems like a long time ago. On November 13, 2001, two months after the 9/11 attacks, President Bush issued Military Order Number One. The order stated…
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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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