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Court Reinstates Case Against Former Attorney General, FBI Director and INS Commissioner – TRNN Video Link

Calling it a “big victory”, Michael Ratner says that after 13 years, the Center for Constitutional Rights will be able to proceed with its case against top Bush administration officials for post-9/11 abuse of immigrant detainees.

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Court Reinstates Case Against Former Attorney General, FBI Director and INS Commissioner – TRNN Transcript

SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Michael Ratner report on The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. On June 17, a U.S. appeals court reinstated a long-running lawsuit against several Justice Department officials…
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Law and Disorder Radio – There Is Power In a Union: Labor Songs – Brandworkers and Coalition of Immokalee Workers Campaign Updates – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Where is the Evidence of Chemical Weapons Used in Syria? Grant Chelsea Manning Clemency or a Pardon                    There Is Power In a Union: Labor Songs Songs of the American…
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Law and Disorder Radio – John Ashcroft Material Witness Lawsuit – FOIA Lawsuit to Make FBI Surveillance Guidelines Public – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Lawsuit Brought Against Former US Attorney General John Ashcroft Last month, a major decision written by a federal judge gives a lawsuit standing that was brought against former US Attorney General John Ashcroft for the illegal and unconstitutional detention of…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Henri Alleg on Torture – Military Commissions Act of 2006 – Jim Lafferty on the Antiwar Movement – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Henri Alleg, Author of the The Question Hosts Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith interview Henri Alleg for the first half hour. Alleg, a French journalist living in Paris, supported Algerian independence during the French Algerian War (1954-1962). He…
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San Francisco National Lawyers Guild Marc L. Van Der Hout Keynote – Speech Notes – PDF

2003 Keynote Speaker Notes SF NLG Mark VdH Deportation/removal etc—lost; big statute book Nlg role Mark v d h Jody and jackie college—student demonstration; occupy; represented himself—others high priced and he was acquitted one of the few independent immigration lawyers…
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Ziglar v. Abbasi (formerly Turkmen v. Ashcroft)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/turkmen-v-ashcroft Ziglar v. Abbasi (changed from Turkmen v. Ashcroft in November 2016) is a civil rights lawsuit filed in 2002 on behalf of a class of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab non-citizens swept up by the INS and FBI in…
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