Tag Archive: Impeachment

Cheney Pushes to Make Eavesdropping Law Permanent – TRNN Transcript Part Three

Ratner: Cheney’s offensive is meant to protect telecom companies and the Bush administration (3 of 3) PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: Here’s what The New York Times had to say about this: [text on screen] Mr. Bush says without amnesty, the…
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Civil Liberties

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Cheney Pushes to Make Eavesdropping Law Permanent – Part Three – TRNN Video Link

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=859   This episode is only available through The Real News Network Link. Ratner: Cheney’s offensive is meant to protect telecom companies and the Bush administration (3 of 3) Photo of the video image:      

Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – 2007 Year in Review: Impeachment, Guantanamo, Torture, Surveillance, Supreme Court – Michael Ratner Puffin/Nation Prize Acceptance Speech – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

On this last day of 2007, Law and Disorder will look at the stories that have taken civil liberties in this country many steps in the wrong direction. We start with the question of impeachment, what happened, why it stalled,…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Palestinian Activist Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison – UN Panel Says Taser Shock Is Torture – Who Killed Che? – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Law and Disorder Updates The National Lawyers Guild and Society of American Law Teachers Strongly Oppose Homegrown Terror Prevention Act : The bill, H.R. 1955, “The Violent Radicalization Homegrown Terrorism Act of 2007,” was crafted and sponsored by Democrat Jane…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Updates – Jules Lobel on Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror – A Question of Impeachment at the Culture Project – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Law and Disorder Updates The Nation Institute and the Puffin Foundation Award Annual Prize to CCR President Michael Ratner Joel Kovel – Overcoming Zionism Censorship Update Death Penalty – United Nations Calls For Moratorium on Executions. Victor Rabinowitz memoriam  …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Michael Ratner Makes the Case for Impeachment – Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R807aqvcDro Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights was one of the featured speakers at the “Voices for Impeachment” forum, held at the National Press Club. 

Civil Liberties

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The Case for Impeaching President George W. Bush – The Nation

The belated effort by retired officers to oust Donald Rumsfeld is worse than “too little, too late.” It may lead to bypassing the most important target. While Rumsfeld has consistently failed in his duty to uphold the law, defend the…
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Above the Law – Salon – Michael Ratner with Sara Miles

Bush claims the right to spy on everything — including attorney-client conversations. When will Americans have the decency to be shocked? MICHAEL RATNER, WITH SARA MILES It’s hard to remember how shocked Americans used to be when their presidents broke…
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Civil Liberties

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British Human Rights Lawyer Gareth Peirce and “Enemy Combatant” Co-Author Victoria Brittain Blast U.S.-Run Prison at Guantanamo Bay – Democracy Now Transcript

As we focus on the case of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg, we speak with Victoria Brittain, co-author of his book, “Enemy Combatant: A British Muslim’s Journey to Guantanamo and Back” and leading British human rights lawyer, Gareth Peirce…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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