Tag Archive: Military Commissions Act

Law and Disorder Radio – Lynne Stewart Case – Military Commissions Act of 2006 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

An afternoon in front of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Courthouse awaiting Lynne Stewart’s sentencing Michael Smith with Jeff Mackler. Law and Disorder brings you the voices, attorneys and Lynne Stewart’s first statements following her sentencing from the steps of the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The Uphill Battle For Habeas Corpus in George W. Bush’s Washington, D.C. – The Nation

It was a rough week in Washington for the law last week. As president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, I spent much of the week fighting against the passage of the Military Commission Act, which stripped the fundamental right of…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lynne Stewart – Cuban Five – Jack Rasmus on Inequality and the Police State – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Co-host Michael Ratner, and President of the Center for Constitutional Rights updates Law and Disorder listeners on the Military Commissions Act. Michael Ratner with other attorneys from CCR spent the last week in Washington DC garnering support from Senators…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – NSA Spying Lawsuit – Mexico Election Protests – Border Activists’ Case Dismissed – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Guantanamo/War on Terror/9/11 – Update Co-host Michael Ratner begins the update in the context of the Supreme Court’s Hamdan decision – which essentially says that Geneva conventions apply to people picked up during the “war on terror,” meaning fair trials…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (Amicus)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hamdan-v-rumsfeld-amicus Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemeni national who was Osama Bin Laden’s driver and guard, was captured in Afghanistan during the hostilities in 2001. In 2004, President George W. Bush ordered that Hamdan be tried by a military commission. Hamdan…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Hicks v. United States

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hicks-v-united-states Hicks v. United States was an appeal on behalf of former Guantánamo detainee David Hicks asking the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review to overturn his conviction for “providing material support for terrorism,” a charge that was invalidated in 2012…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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