Tag Archive: NLG

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 – FiSaraha International Film Festival – ACLU Lawsuit to Make Catholic Groups Provide Abortions to Undocumented Immigrants – Proposal to Award Chicago Police Torture Victims Reparations – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Attorneys Make United Nations Urgent Appeal Request for Mumia Abu-Jamal                         FiSaraha International Film Festival Co-host Michael Ratner recently attended the 11th FiSaraha International Film Festival in Africa’s Western…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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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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Law and Disorder Radio – Two Lawsuit Victories Against Oakland Police Department – Al McCoy on The Making of the U.S. Surveillance State, 1898-2020 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning’s Defense Makes Case to Dismiss Aiding the Enemy Charge Freedom of the Press Foundation for Transcripts Update: Judge Upholds Aiding the Enemy Charge in Bradley Manning Trial                NLG Obtains…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Senate Votes to Extend Warrantless Wiretaps for Five More Years – Omar Barghouti on Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Controversy at Brooklyn College – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NLG-NYC Attorneys Challenge NYPD Surveillance of Muslim Communities Center for Constitutional Rights Responds to Newly Released Targeted Killing White Paper  Senate Votes to Extend Warrantless Wiretaps for Five More Years: No Oversight, No Transparency Days before 2012 drew to a…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Roger Wareham on the Central Park Five Civil Suit – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal Freedom 7 Case Challenging NDAA of 2013 – Pack the Courtroom: Wednesday February 6th, 2013, 10:00 AM – Room 1505, 40 Foley Square CCR and NLG Team Up to Provide Legal…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Tariq Ali on Turning Points in the History of Imperialism (Rebroadcast) – Jim Lafferty Speech at the National Lawyers Guild 75th Anniversary Celebration (Rebroadcast) – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Khalid El-Masri and the European Court of Human Rights Decision European Court of Human Rights Labels CIA Interrogation Procedures as “Torture”                Tariq Ali: Turning Points in the History of Imperialism Today we’re joined by…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Appeal Denied in Holy Land Five Case – Event in Philadelphia Marks 30 Years of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Incarceration – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Police to Test Laser that Blinds Rioters Police Employ Predator Drone on the Home Front                      Appeal Denied In Holy Land Foundation Case Last week, the Fifth Circuit dismissed the…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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