Tag Archive: Rasul v. Bush

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: Filing 100% on Principle – Post 9/11 Legal Sagas (5/6) – Baher Azmy, Manfred Nowak, with Moderator: Florian Jessberger

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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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Michael Ratner’s Army – The New York Review of Books – by David Cole

As Barack Obama looks to the end of his tenure as president and commander-in-chief, the prison camp he inherited at Guantánamo Bay remains one of his most frustrating challenges. He promised to close it on his second day in office….
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Law and Disorder Radio – 10-Year Anniversary of Rasul v. Bush – Jeff Halper on Israeli Demolition of Palestinian Homes and Structures – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Supreme Court Rules Cell Phones Can’t Be Searched Without Warrant Oregon Federal Judge: Warrantless Bulk Surveillance Legal Oregon Federal Judge: No-Fly List Process Unconstitutional Center for Constitutional Rights No-Fly List Case Michael Ratner: Assange Files Papers to Dismiss Warrant NJ…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Failure to Close Guantanamo is an Existential Threat to Democracy – MSNBC – PDF

2014 Failure to Close Guantanamo is an Existential Threat to Democracy By Michael Ratner When we filed the first case challenging detentions at Guantánamo Bay shortly after the first men arrived there in 2002, we didn’t know what to expect. Family…
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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Transcript

WORONCZUK: So what do you have for us this week? RATNER: Well, I want to talk about a case that the Center for Constitutional Rights and I was deeply involved in, and it has to do, of course, with Guantanamo–not…
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10 Years Since Historic Legal Victory Protecting Rights of Guantanamo Detainees – TRNN Video link

Michael Ratner: 10 years after the Center for Constitutional Rights won a major civil rights case that ended or limited torture of Guantanamo detainees, 149 people remain in detention though 88 detainees have been cleared for release

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Speech Notes for Event Marking 10th Anniversary of Rasul v. Bush – PDF

2014 10th Anniversary of Rasul v Bush Great to see all my friends here Heroes in this long struggle insure fundamental rights to our clients; close gitmo esp nice gita 1st one to visit gitmo after rasul order– all Grown…
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Columbia Oral History Part One & Two – Transcript PDF & Link to Columbia Archive Transcript

With handwritten corrections Columbia Oral History Part One Columbia Oral History Part Two Columbia Transcript   http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/ccoh_assets/ccoh_10539519_transcript.pdf

Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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The Dean of the Gitmo Bar Meet Michael Ratner, Lead Terrorist Defender – Marc A. Thiessen – The Weekly Standard

In recent weeks, controversy has erupted over demands that the Obama administration release the names of lawyers working in the Justice Department who once represented or advocated for captured al Qaeda terrorists. But amid the debate, one name has thus…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Jennifer Patton, Tony Wellman and Peter Linebaugh on the Magna Carta – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Picture Karen Ranucci Interviewing Michael Ratner in the West Bank Updates: Michael Ratner and Family Leave For Gaza Freedom March: 1350 People Help Keep Rafah Entranced To Gaza Open Please Call – UPDATE: Egyptian Police Detaining U.S. Citizens in Egypt, Reportedly at…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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