Tag Archive: Attorney Peter Weiss

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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The Legal Campaign Against American Torture – Jadaliyya – by Lisa Hajjar

Torture, like genocide and crimes against humanity, is a gross crime under international law. The right not to be tortured is constituted through the prohibition of practices that purposefully cause harm (physical and/or psychological) to persons who are in custody…
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Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Nora Barrows-Friedman on Palestinian Children in Israeli Detention – Obama and Nuclear Weapons – Radhika Balakrishnan on Economic Human Rights – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

 Mumia Abu Jamal’s Birthday   Israeli Policy and Palestinian Children – Nora Barrows-Friedman We talk today with Nora Barrows-Friedman, host of the radio show Flashpoints on KPFA in Berkeley, California. Nora spent the last month in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. She’s been…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Russ Baker on the Bush Dynasty – Philip Weiss on J Street and Israel/Palestine – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Veronica Jones – Mumia Witness Passes Cuban Five Resentencing Update Heidi Boghosian’s Father – Varujan Boghosian Gallery Opening CCR Torture Team Trading Cards Sent To Library of Congress (NEW) Michael Ratner – Muting Our Criticism of Obama: If We Don’t Speak…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Peter Weiss on Royal Dutch Shell Settlement – Torture and the Need for Justice (Part 2) – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Host Updates: Jose Padilla Sues John Yoo Four Uighurs Released To Bermuda State Secrets – ACLU’s National Security Project State Secrets – Torture Photos – Release them, so the US can see what their government did State Secrets – CIA Fights…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Columbia University Medal of Honor – Speech Notes – PDF

2005 Columbia Medal of Honor Speech Notes I want to really thank my brother who I love dearly—-family-Karen; sister ellen and her partner Cholene and my wonderful niece lizzy—- This weekend happens to be my brothers 60th birthday–penumbra-I always tell…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Uncategorized

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Press Release and Related Materials for German Universal Jurisdiction Lawsuit Against Rumsfeld el al. – PDF

2004 Germany Case Press Release 2004 Germany Case Timeline 2004 Germany Case Supplemental Materials 2004 Complaint Outline (Draft) CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS SEEKS CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IN GERMANY INTO CULPABILITY OF U.S OFFICIALS IN ABU GHRAIB TORTURE German Prosecutor Asked to…
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International War Crimes

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Litigating Against Torture: From Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib (Draft) – with Peter Weiss – PDF

2004 Litigating Against Torture: From Guantanamo to Abu Ghraib We have a serious problem in the United States. Our highest officials, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, Former CIA Director George Tenet, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, General Miller and other high…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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