Tag Archive: Morton Stavis

Columbia Law School Medal of Excellence – Acceptance Speech Notes – PDF

2005 Columbia Law School Medal for Excellence Award Certificate 2005 Columbia Law School Medal of Excellence Speech Notes Columbia—jan 2005 I want to really thank my brother whom I love dearly—family—Karen; sister ellen and her partner Cholene and my wonderful…
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Personal & Profiles

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Lawyer Fights for Those Who Others Would Shun – The Villager – by Jerry Tallmer – PDF

2002 Lawyer Fights for Those Who Others Would Shun He is such a pleasant-looking, agreeable type, which makes it all the more of a jolt when he says: “In my view, these people are a bunch of thugs” — the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1992

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations….
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Civil Liberties

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations….
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Civil Liberties

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Nation v. The Department of Defense – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1991

On the eve of war in January 1991, CCR  filed suit to force the Pentagon to provide journalists and media outlets with full access to the Gulf war story. Plaintiffs included the Nation, Harpers, Mother Jones, Village Voice, Pacifica Radio News,…
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Civil Liberties

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1990

CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character”  by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted under an international treaty designed to facilitate the free flow of ideas among nations….
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Civil Liberties

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1989-1990

In 1985 the CCR filed suit on behalf of documentary filmmakers whose films were denied “certificates of educational character” by the U.S. information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted pursuant to  an international treaty  to facilitate the free flow of ideas among…
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Civil Liberties

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Republic of the Philippines v. Marcos – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

On February 25, 1986, Ferdinand Marcos and his party fled the Philippines, thereby ending his twenty-year dictatorship. Sev­enty-two hours later, CCR attorneys were retained by the new government to recover any of the illegally amassed booty hidden in the United…
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International War Crimes

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Hopi Partition Land Resisters u. US.A. – Native American Rights – CCR Docket 1987-1988

Usually portrayed in the media as a con­flict between the Navajo and Hopi peoples, the struggle occurring at Big Mountain is in reality one between the Indian peoples and the federal government. At issue are lands located in Arizona which…
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Civil Liberties

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1987-1988

In December 1985 the CCR filed suit on behalf of a number of filmmakers whose documentaries were denied “certificates of educational character” by the United States Information Agency (USIA). Such certificates are granted pursuant to an international treaty to facilitate the free flow…
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Civil Liberties

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