Tag Archive: Michael Davidson

Burke v. Barnes – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

This lawsuit challenges President Reagan’s use of a “pocket veto” to kill a bill unanimously passed by both Houses of Congress. The bill would have required the president to condition aid to El Salvador on that country’s protection of human…
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International War Crimes

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Burke v. Barnes – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1986-1987

This lawsuit challenges President Ronald Reagan’s use of a “pocket veto” to kill a bill unanimously passed by both Houses of Congress. The bill would have required him to condition aid to El Salvador on improvement of its human rights…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Barnes v. Kline – International – CCR Docket 1984-1985

On January 4, 1984, the CCR filed an action challenging President Reagan’s “pocket veto” of HR 4042 on behalf of 33 members of Congress. H R 4042 mandates that the President periodically certify that there have been significant improvements in…
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International War Crimes

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