Tag Archive: Sanctuary Movement

Speaking Freely: Michael Ratner on the National Lawyers Guild 1960s-80s – Video

https://vimeo.com/76473031 In this video, Ratner describes how he became introduced to the Guild while attending Columbia Law school (where he would revive the NLG student chapter), and how the Guild inspired him to litigate politically, not just legally–describing himself as…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – PATRIOT Act Expansion – Cuba’s Anti-Terrorism Conference – Medical Marijuana Ruling – Deportations After Special Registration – Guantanamo – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The Senate Intelligence Committee voted 11 to 4 in a closed door session to approve an expansion of the USA PATRIOT Act. The new measure would make permanent eight provisions of the Act, which is set to expire at the…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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United States v. Maria del Scorro Pardo de Aguilar

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/united-states-v-maria-del-scorro-pardo-de-aguilar-1985 United States v. Maria del Scorro Pardo de Aguilar is a case in which the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) defended sanctuary workers – members of church groups who provided shelter, medical care, and protection for refugees from El Salvador…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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