Tag Archive: Prison

Law and Disorder Radio – The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took the Law Back from Liberals – Speech by Tariq Ali on The Stalinist Legacy: Its Impact on Twentieth Century World Politics – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Public Safety Exception to Miranda Sign Compassionate Release Petition for Lynne Stewart               The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took the Law Back from Liberals Has the Department of Justice been taken over by a…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Guantanamo Hunger Strike Update – Rashid Khalidi on Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East – Judge Affirms Civilians’ Right to Sue Military for Spying on Peace Activists – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Please Sign the Lynne Stewart Compassionate Release Petition Anniversary of Collateral Murder Video Release University Stadium Victory – GeoCorp Prisons             Guantanamo Hunger Strike Update Attorney Omar Farah speaks with Michael Ratner about a hunger strike…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Marjorie Heinz on Academic Freedom and the McCarthy-Era Anti-Communist Purge in Higher Education – New Vatican Rules on Handling Priest Sexual Abuse Cases (Rebroadcast) – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Private Prison Corporation to Have Its Name on Florida Atlantic Football Stadium Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge is the title…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Johanna Fernandez on the Mass Incarceration Epidemic – Policing Trends at National Special Security Events – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Mass Incarceration Epidemic On January 19, the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee and 1199 SEIU activists presented the 17th Annual Dinner Tribute to the Families of Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War. It was called “Transforming Solidarity: Working Together to…
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Civil Liberties

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If I Were Attorney General – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner outlines 10 things he would do if he were Attorney General in the new Obama Administration. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you, Paul. JAY: So let’s kick this one off with…
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If I Were Attorney General – TRNN Video Link

Michael Ratner outlines 10 things he would do if he were Attorney General in the new Obama Administration

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Law and Disorder Radio – Facing the US Prison Problem – International Law Professor Francis Boyle on Palestine UN Observer Status – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  Michael Ratner Attends Bradley Manning Hearing Psychiatrist Testimony: Manning Not a Suicide Threat Rumsfeld Techniques: Stripping, Lights on 24 Hours a Day, Sleep Disruption, Solitary Manning Testifies about Torture; Was it Aimed at Turning Him on Assange? with Michael…
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From Attica to Pelican Bay: How To Heed the Lessons of a Prison Uprising – The Nation

1971 Attica Forty years ago, on September 9, 1971, prisoners protesting medieval conditions rebelled at Attica, a maximum-security prison in upstate New York. Four days later the state launched a violent assault on the prisoners that left ten hostages and…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Cruel Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania Prisons: The Cases of Andre Jacobs and Russell Maroon Shoatz – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

NLG, CCR, EFF and Generations Ahead Say DNA Collection Violates Fourth Amendment Gang Injunction in Babylon, NY Durban 10 Coalition UN Meeting on Racism              Cruel Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania Prisons Earlier this year the…
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