Tag Archive: Torture Memo

Law and Disorder Radio – Philip Weiss and Andrew Kadi on Israeli Attacks on Gaza – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Swedish Judge Denies Assange Lawyers Request to Set Aside 2010 Arrest Warrant on Sexual Misconduct Allegations Torture Memo Author John Yoo Awarded Endowed Faculty Chair at University of California Berkeley School of Law Michael Ratner: The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom, Palestine

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Ten Years (Almost) After 9/11: Civil Liberties, War and Hope, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee – Speech Notes – PDF

2011 Ten Years (Almost) After 9/11: Civil Liberties, War and Hope 2011 Ten Years (Almost) After 9/11: Civil Liberties, War and Hope (early handwritten drafts)

Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Al McCoy on CIA Torture – Employee Free Choice Act – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

    Alfred McCoy: CIA OIG Report Last month, marked the release of the CIA’s Office of Inspector General report (PDF) investigating the use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” against detainees. The nearly fifty percent redacted report focused on incidents which exceeded the torture guidelines…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Supreme Court Denies Appeal For Mumia Abu-Jamal – Leonard Peltier Case Update – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Updates: Michael Ratner: Obama Administration May Have Pressured Spain –  Spanish Attorney General Gives Reasons Not To Prosecute US Torture Conspirators Release of 4 Torture Memos Obama Administration Says CIA Torturers Should Have Immunity From Prosecution Obama Administration To…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Law and Disorder Radio – Anti-Zionist Professor Joel Kovel Fired by Bard College – Scott Horton on Bush Administration Legal Memos – Ali Saleh Kahlah al Marri Indicted on Terrorism Charges – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Co-host Dalia Hashad explains why Proposition 8 affect fundamental rights for all Civil Rights Pioneers Honored on Stamps Tell Senator Patrick Leahey that Truth Commissions are not enough and could easily lead to impunity for torturers      …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Palestine

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Hitting Close to Home: Art and Human Rights from Slavery to Guantanamo – Brandeis University – Speech Notes – PDF

2009 Hitting Close to Home Art and Human Rights from Slavery to Guantanamo Speech Notes Art and Human Rights Hitting Close to Home: Art and Human Rights from Slavery to Guantanamo First time I have had to speak since election…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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On War Crimes and Torture: Should High Government Officials Be Investigated and Prosecuted? – Debate Between Michael Ratner and Stuart Taylor – Georgetown University – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 Georgetown Debate with Stuart Taylor Speech Notes Nov 20 Georgetown 08 Obama recently said he will —”make sure we don’t torture” Ran on that premise; end torture I am hopeful that will happen under his admin—lots he can do…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Bangor Six Case Update – Adam Hochschild and Naomi Klein at Left Forum 2008 – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Massive Civil Disobedience Protesting the Murder of Sean Bell Lawyers Continue Move To Get Torture Memo Author Yoo Tried As War Criminal NYCLU Study: NYPD Arrests and Jails Nearly 400,000 for Marijuana in 10 Years        …
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – Mumia Abu Jamal Update – John Yoo – Five Years of My Life: An Innocent Man in Guantanamo (Part 1) – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Hosts Update Mumia Abu Jamal Ruling Indecency Law in Indiana Lawyers Move To Get Torture Memo Author Yoo Tried As War Criminal In a press release, National Lawyers Guild President Marjorie Cohn stated:  “John Yoo’s complicity in establishing the policy…
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WESPAC Foundation Awards Dinner – Speech Notes – PDF

2008 WESPAC Speech Notes Sunday April 12 08 Wespac speech final I. I am proud to stand here among the activists of Wespac—Front lines for a long time— Special relationship —Connie Hogarth for a long time— Dottie Zellner—- Old acquaintance—called…
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