Tag Archive: Reagan Administration

The New Conspiracy Trial: Patterns in Federal Prosecution – in Freedom at Risk: Secrecy, Censorship and Repression in the 1980s – with Eleanor Stein – PDF

1987 The New Conspiracy Trial: Patterns in Federal Prosecution The conspiracy trial, once a familiar feature in the American political land­scape, has returned. In the last five years, the Reagan administration, without attracting much attention, has prosecuted a series of…
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Civil Liberties

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US Engineer Slain by Contras: Will the Killers of Ben Linder be Brought to Justice? – Ben Linder Justice Committee Pamphlet – PDF

1988 Ben Linder Pamphlet On April 28, 1987, Benjamin Linder and six Nicaraguans were ambushed by contras in northern Nicaragua. Ben was wounded and then shot at point-blank range. A 27-year-old engineer from Portland, Oregon, he was the first United…
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International War Crimes, Personal & Profiles

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Bullfrog Films v. Wick – First Amendment – CCR Docket 1984-1985

While extolling the virtues of the United States as a democratic society, the Reagan Administration in fact has been silencing voices with which it does not agree. In Wald v. Regan (Docket No. 14), the issue is the Treasury Department’s…
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Civil Liberties

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United Presbyterian Church v. Reagan – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1982-1983

On December 4, 1981, President Reagan signed Executive Order 12333 on United States Intelligence Activities. By­passing Congress.and severely limiting public debate, the President unilaterally enacted sweeping change in the guide­ lines governing intelligence activities with in the United States and as…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Wald v. Regan – International – CCR Docket 1982-1983

On April 20, 1982, the Treasury Department issued a new regulation under the aegis of the Trading with the Enemy Act to prevent travel lo Cuba by prohibiting travel-related financial transactions. Under the new regulation, the only person s permitted to…
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Civil Liberties

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