Tag Archive: People’s Law Office

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 – Chicago Torture Cases and Another Police Cover-Up – Max Blumenthal Speech at Brooklyn for Peace Meeting – James Petras on Ukraine – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Chicago Torture Cases Update and Another Chicago Cover-Up We follow up on the Chicago torture cases and their aftermath. Listeners may recall the sentencing of former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge in 2011, which helped create a model within Chicago…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Settlement in Case of Mass Arrests of Chicago Anti-War Protesters – Locking Away Children for Life Without Parole – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Park Slope Food Co-op Vote Mamilla Cemetery Update              Vodak Settlement: Setting a Precedent for Demonstrations Attorneys with the National Lawyers Guild recently settled a class action lawsuit brought against the Chicago Police Department on behalf…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Occupy Wall Street Parody Papers Spark Legal Action – CIA Black Site Uncovered in Bucharest – 70th Anniversary of the First Smith Act Prosecution – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Smith: Newt Gingrich Attacks Capitalism                     Occupy Wall Street Parody Papers Spark Legal Action from Big Newspapers Occupy Wall Street newspapers such as the Occupied Wall Street Journal or the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Workers Win Settlement at Supplier to Chinese Restaurants – Federal Judge Rules Former Chicago Mayor Daley Can Be Sued for Alleged Torture Cover-Up – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

In Memory: Attorney Debra Evenson             Court Says Public Has Right To Video Police In Public Places               Workers Win Large Settlement at Supplier to Chinese Restaurants After Hard-Fought…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Muslim Peace Coalition and United National Antiwar Coalition Organize Antiwar Protest – The Criminalization of LGBT People in the US – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Heidi Boghosian Honored as National Lawyers Guild Executive Director New Yorker Magazine Article on Bhairavi Desai – 435,000 Taxi Rides a Day in NYC Patrick Markee New Report: Record NYC Homeless in 2010 Posada Carriles Acquitted Food Not Bombs…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Jon Burge Sentenced – Bill Goodman on the State of Democratic Rights – Human Rights in Honduras Post-Coup – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Jon Burge, Former Chicago Police Commander, Sentenced to 4 1/2 Years Here on Law and Disorder we’ve reported on the ongoing developments of the Chicago torture case and former Chicago police commander Jon Burge. Burge has been sentenced to four and a…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge Found Guilty – US Social Forum in Detroit – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge Found Guilty Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was found guilty last week, 25 years after the evidence of torture and police abuse was brought forward. Burge was not convicted of abusing prisoners–the statute…
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Civil Liberties

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