Tag Archive: Profile

Thorn in the Side of Bush and Ashcroft – The Irish Times – by Lara Marlowe – PDF

2004 Thorn in the Side of Bush and Ashcroft Michael Ratner is the anti-Ashcroft, the scourge of the US Attorney General. As president of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in Manhattan, the wiry, impish lawyer with a Woody Allen…
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Civil Liberties

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A Question of Principle – New York Newsday – by Fred Bruning – PDF

  Michael Ratner, the civil lib­erties lawyer, was running along the Hudson River on Sept. 11, 2001, when planes hit the World Trade Center tow­ers. He was pretty sure he knew what was happening. “Someone is trying to kill all…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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Statutes of Liberty – Washington Post – by Lynne Duke – PDF

2003 Statutes of Liberty Michael Ratner is in a cavernous college hall speaking to hundreds of students one recent evening. He’s hyped. He’s talking fast. The crusader at the lectern. This is what he loves to do: sound the alarm…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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