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Law and Disorder Radio – Cuban Embassy Reopens in Washington DC After 54 Years – Greece Economic Crisis – President Obama’s Record of Pardons – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Cuban Embassy Reopens in Washington DC After 54 Years The Cuban Embassy had closed down in 1961. It reopened on Monday July 20, 2015. The Cuban flag was flown in front of the three-story building in Washington D.C. Our own…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Pelican Bay Solitary Confinement Case Update – Architects’ Human Rights Code of Ethics Petition – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Palestine Not Recognized as State by U.S., Thus Allowed to be Sued in Federal Court for Attacks on Israel Why is Obama Trying to Get an AUMF When the U.S. is Already at War with ISIS? If Passed, the U.S….
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Law and Disorder Radio – Lessons from Attica: From Prisoner Rebellion to Mass Incarceration and Back – Steven Salaita Sues University of Illinois Over Firing for “Uncivil” Gaza Tweets – Dan Georgakas on Syriza Victory in Greek Parliamentary Elections – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Lessons from Attica: From Prisoner Rebellion to Mass Incarceration and Back Fyodor Dostoevsky observed that “the degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” Our guest Dr. Heather Ann Thompson reports in her recent article…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Civil Liberties Infringements in Wake of Ebola Panic – Cuba in the News, the Cuban Five and Exposing Journalists for Hire – Maya Schenwar on Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Civil Liberties Infringements in Wake of Ebola Panic The Ebola quarantine protocol in the United States is bringing issues of public health and individual constitutional rights to the front. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has made clear that…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Torturous For-Profit Medical Care in Prisons Faces Lawsuits – In Memoriam: Rubin “Hurricane” Carter – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

John Kerry Middle East Peace Talks and NY Times Propaganda There is No ‘Palestine Exception’ to Free Speech Rights: Northeastern Overturns Students for Justice in Palestine Suspension CCR: Palestine Solidarity Legal Support Project Host Attorney Micheal Smith Retraction on Abe Foxman…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – The Dallas 6: Abuse in Solitary Confinement – Rutgers University to Give Condoleezza Rice Honorary Degree – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging U.S. Drone Killings of Three Americans Al Jazeera: Revealed: Senate Report Contains New Details on CIA Black Sites                     The Dallas 6: Abuse in Solitary Confinement In…
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4/7 The Butcher of Attica – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that Gov. Rockefeller ordered the 1971 massacre of rebelling black prisoners to send a message throughout the US prison system.

Civil Liberties, Personal & Profiles

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Law and Disorder Radio – Campaign to Release Elderly Prisoners – Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Circumvented for Non-Violent Drug Offenders – William Kunstler’s Performance at Caroline’s Comedy Club – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Campaign to Release Elderly Prisoners Here on Law and Disorder we’ve reported about the Compassionate Release Program regarding Lynne Stewart’s condition. The CRP is designed to reduce the number of elderly and sick people in prison, if they have a…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Lynne Stewart Compassionate Release Decision – One Nation Under Surveillance – Marjorie Cohn on Compensation for Vietnamese Agent Orange Victims – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Stop and Frisk Victory Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance                         Lynne Stewart: Compassionate Release Decision Last week Federal District Court Judge Koetl in New…
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