Tag Archive: Pinochet

Michael Ratner, Lawyer Who Won Victory for Guantanamo Detainees, Dies at 72 – Washington Post – by Emily Langer – PDF

2016 Civil Liberties Lawyer for Detainees Michael Ratner, a civil liberties lawyer who mounted legal challenges to U.S. military actions abroad, helped represent WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that defined legal rights for…
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Personal & Profiles

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Michael Ratner at the 2011 ALBA Annual Celebration

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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – In Memory of Attorney Leonard Weinglass – Wolfgang Kaleck on Universal Jurisdiction – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

In Memory: Attorney Leonard Weinglass To Hell With The Constitution, Obama Goes To War – Michael Ratner – How is it that Congress isn’t screaming at President Obama for usurping its power to take this nation to war against Libya? Triangle Shirtwaist…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Gaza Freedom March – Chilean Socialist Victor Toro Facing Deportation – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

National Lawyers Guild Asks Obama To Withdraw the Nomination of Sharon Brown to the Board of the Legal Services Corporation Obama Issues Executive Order:  Classified National Security Information Restructure                 Historic International Support: Gaza…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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WESPAC Foundation Awards Dinner – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 WESPAC Speech Notes Sunday April 12 08 Wespac speech final I. I am proud to stand here among the activists of Wespac—Front lines for a long time— Special relationship —Connie Hogarth for a long time— Dottie Zellner—- Old acquaintance—called…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Lords’ Decision in Pinochet III: A Legal Analysis – Book Chapter in The Pinochet Papers: The Case of Augusto Pinochet Ugarte in Spain and Britain – PDF

2001 The Lords’ Decision in Pinochet III: A Legal Analysis Introduction This article analyzes the 6-1 decision by the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords in Regina v. Bow Street Magistrate, ex parte Pinochet Ugarte, (hereinafter Pinochet III) denying the…
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International War Crimes

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The Pinochet Principle: Who’s Next? – Covert Action Quarterly – PDF

1999 The Pinochet Principle: Who’s Next? The Pinochet Principle: Who’s Next?* Many people around the world celebrated the arrest in England of Augusto Pinochet. For the families and friends of his Chilean victims it was a miracle; to those who supported the Allende government,…
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International War Crimes

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The Pinochet Precedent – Foreign Policy In Focus – PDF

Anti-Pinochet protests. 1999 The Pinochet Precedent Key Points Pinochet will not be prosecuted in Chile, where he has been amnestied and is immune from prosecution. International and US law both recognize that national courts have universal jurisdiction to prosecute perpetrators of crimes against…
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International War Crimes

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