Tag Archive: Interview

Aviva Stahl Interviews Michael Ratner – Transcript – PDF

2012 Aviva Stahl Interviews Michael Ratner AS: How did you get interested in civil rights law? How did you make it to the CCR? MR: Well came out of the ’60s. I went to Columbia Law School. Of course the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Lawyers File War Crimes Charges Against Rumsfeld and Others in German Court – Revolution newspaper – PDF

2006 Lawyers File War Crimes Charges Against Rumsfeld and Others in German Court On November 14, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the International Federation for Human Rights, Germany’s Republican Attorneys’ Association, and other groups and individuals filed a formal…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Impeaching George W. Bush – AlterNet – by Onnesha Roychoudhuri

From discussion to action — Michael Ratner and his fellow lawyers have drafted a call to impeach President Bush. Until recently, talk of ousting President George W. Bush has proved little more than a distant rumbling. For too long, impeachment…
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Civil Liberties

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Public Engagement: Michael Ratner ’66 – Inquiry – Brandeis University Social Sciences Magazine – Interview – PDF

2006 Public Engagement: Michael Ratner ’66 Michael Ratner is an attorney and president of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in New York. He served as co-counsel in the landmark Supreme Court case Rasul v. Bush, which challenged the U.S….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Shining Light on Guantanamo – Daily Freeman – by Bonnie Langston – Interview – PDF

2004 Shedding Light on Guantanamo The American military base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba – shelter for nearly 600 detainees – is still in the news, but the real story has not emerged, according to part-time West Shokan resident Michael…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The People in Cuba Are Solidly Behind Getting Elian Back Home – Michael Smith Interviews Michael Ratner on Elian Gonzalez – Socialist Action – PDF

2000 Michael Smith Interviews Michael Ratner on Elian Gonzalez New York City Q: Michael, what’s at stake in the Elian Gonzalez situation? Obviously this case is about more than returning a six-year-old to Cuba. A: Well, clearly from a legal…
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International War Crimes

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Interview with KDVS 90.3 FM on the Legality of War in Yugoslavia – Transcript – PDF

1999 Interview with KDVS Regarding Legality of War in Yugoslavia Interview with Michael Ratner of Center For Constitutional Rights in New York, regarding the lawsuit by members of Congress against President Bill Clinton, challenging the legality of the air war in…
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International War Crimes

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