Tag Archive: Supreme Court

Magna Carta at 800: A Promise Unfulfilled – TRNN Transcript

The Magna Carta, or Great Charter, turns the ripe old age of 800 on Monday, June 15th. It’s considered a seminal building block of democracy because simply put, it established that everyone is subject to the rule of law. King…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Magna Carta at 800: A Promise Unfulfilled –TRNN Video Link

The Magna Carta, or Great Charter, turns the ripe old age of 800 on Monday, June 15th. It’s considered a seminal building block of democracy because simply put, it established that everyone is subject to the rule of law. King…
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Guantanamo: Twelve Years of US War Crimes – TRNN Transcript

Guantanamo camp continues to violate international laws and norms, including fake trials, media blackout on ongoing hunger strikes, and banning public disclosure of torture faced by detainees. MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: It’s always good to be…
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Guantanamo: Twelve Years of US War Crimes – TRNN Video Link

The Center for Constitutional Rights and myself have been representing Guantanamo detainees since it opened. It will be 12 years January 11. There’s still 156 people in Guantanamo. I just want to make a prediction. There will still be people…
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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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Press Conference with Noor Elashi & Michael Ratner on Eve of Supreme Court Rule on Holy Land Foundation – Sparrow Media

Press Conference with Noor Elashi & Michael Ratner on Eve of Supreme Court Rule on Holy Land Foundation from Sparrow Media on Vimeo. Activists, lawyers, and family members of defendants in the controversial Holy Land Five trial held a press…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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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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Law and Disorder Radio – Supreme Court Decision on Climate Change – Michigan Citizens File Lawsuit Challenging Emergency Manager Law – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Food Not Bombs Plans To Sue Orlando Mayor Pelican Bay Hunger Strike                    Supreme Court Decision on Climate Change Last month the Supreme Court reaffirmed that it is the job of the…
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Civil Liberties

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