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Mourning the Loss of Michael Ratner, a Tireless Champion for Human and Civil Rights – American Jewish World Service Blog – by Ruth Messinger

I am heartbroken at the loss of Michael Ratner, a tireless champion of human and civil rights and a lawyer for justice everywhere. Michael led the Center for Constitutional Rights, a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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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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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Guantanamo: Five Years and Counting – Salon – with Sara Miles

I wish this dark period of detention and torture were over. But rolling back the Military Commissions Act and reestablishing the rule of law are monumental tasks. MICHAEL RATNER, WITH SARA MILES The first time I saw the U.S. prison camp…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Democracy, Constitutionalism and the War on Terror – Amherst College – Speech Transcript

My name is Tom Dumm. I teach in the Political Science Department at Amherst College. I’m very pleased to introduce Michael Ratner who I m— late this morning, who is the most miserable president of the center of constitutional rights,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Aristide Warns of Possible Refugee Crisis in Haiti – Democracy Now Transcript

In the past week, more than 400 Haitian refugees have reportedly landed on beaches in Jamaica and the Turks and Caicos Islands. We speak with the Center for Constitutional Rights’ Michael Ratner who has dealt extensively with the issue of…
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