Tag Archive: Police Brutality

The Skyjacker’s Tale Film Screening Announcement re: Virgin Islands v. Gereau, et al.

  PRESENTS THE SKYJACKER’S TALE  DIRECTED BY: Jamie Kastner Starring: Ishmael Muslim Ali (formerly LaBeet), Margaret Ratner Kunstler, Michael Ratner  OFFICIAL SELECTION: Toronto International Film Festival 2016 Opens in New York on Friday, June 30th at the Village East with…
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Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Back to the Streets – Black Lives Matter (6/6) – Vince Warren with Moderator: Claire Tixteire

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Michael Ratner on Understanding the Cuban Reality – Speech by Sandra Levinson on US-Cuba Relations: What Does “Normalization” Mean? – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Ireland Same-Sex Marriages DOJ Reaches Settlement with Cleveland Over Police Excessive Use of Force Inquiry to Examine Racial Bias in the San Francisco Police Wyoming Criminalizes Sharing Photos and Citizen Science               Understanding the…
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Civil Liberties

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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 – US Cuban Foreign Policy Changes Strategy: Normalizing Relations – NYPD Unions Respond to Police Shootings, Say Protests at Fault – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

U.S. Cuban Foreign Policy Changes Strategy: Normalizing Relations We’re joined today by attorney Michael Krinsky, a partner in the famous law firm of Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman. This the firm that almost from the beginning has been representing…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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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 – Ali Abunimah on Gaza, His New Book The Battle for Justice in Palestine, and Censorship – Top Legal Scholars Decry Dehiring of Professor Steven Salaita – History of Police Brutality and Militarization of Local Law Enforcement – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Ali Abunimah on Gaza, His New Book The Battle for Justice in Palestine, and Censorship Electronic Intifada co-founder Ali Abunimah is the author of the new book The Battle for Justice in Palestine. He discusses with hosts the recent news of what’s happening…
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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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