Tag Archive: National Lawyers Guild

Law and Disorder Radio – Centennial of Woody Guthrie’s Birth (Rebroadcast) – National Lawyers Guild Honors Co-Host Michael Smith – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Julian Assange Update Wikileaks Continues to Release Cables 17 Secret Documents Revealed on Trade and Services Agreement Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Cables Released 70,000 Saudi Cables Released Espionnage Élysée                   Woody Guthrie –…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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National Lawyer’s Guild Speech Honoring Michael Smith – Speech Notes – PDF

Photo @ Robin Martin 2015 NLG Speech Honoring Michael Smith Michael debbie eli share a lot of our lives – One thing we don’t share is fishing—but we did once Going fishing tomorrow in Wisconsin -Michael’s brother in law-Michael used…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour – Ferguson, MO Protests Continue – Torturer Jon Burge Out of Prison After Less Than 4 Years – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Heidi Boghosian Updates Listeners on the Revictimization Relief Act           Michael Smith Returns from Argentina Book Tour Early October marks the 47th anniversary of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s capture and assassination in Bolivia. Co-hosts Michael Ratner and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – The Legality of War Powers – The People’s Climate March and the UN Climate Summit – National Immigration Project Sues on Behalf of Child Migrants – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Legality of War Powers: Michael Ratner Law and Disorder co-host Michael Ratner explains war powers in the United States and questions the legality of President Barack Obama’s decision to launch attacks against the Islamic State using the 2001 Authorization…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – International Humanitarian Law and Israel’s War Crimes – Palestine Solidarity Movement Gains Traction – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Police Reform Urged by Anonymous Professor Johanna Fernandez Brings Suit to Obtain NYPD Files on the Young Lords Heidi Boghosian Leaves National Lawyers Guild After 15 Years, Now Executive Director of the AJ Muste Memorial Institute        …
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Law and Disorder Radio – Russell “Maroon” Shoatz Released Into General Population After 22 Years of Solitary – UN Expresses “Deepest Concern” over Widespread Sexual Abuse by Clergy – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NLG Submits Testimony to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Solitary Confinement NLG Calls on President Obama to Protect Consumer Privacy Rights NJ Judge Dismisses Case Against NYPD Alleged Unconstitutional Surveillance of Muslims Remembering Chokwe Lumumba            …
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Speaking Freely: Michael Ratner on the National Lawyers Guild 1960s-80s – Video

https://vimeo.com/76473031 In this video, Ratner describes how he became introduced to the Guild while attending Columbia Law school (where he would revive the NLG student chapter), and how the Guild inspired him to litigate politically, not just legally–describing himself as…
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Civil Liberties

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