Tag Archive: Turkmen v. Ashcroft

Court Reinstates Case Against Former Attorney General, FBI Director and INS Commissioner – TRNN Video Link

Calling it a “big victory”, Michael Ratner says that after 13 years, the Center for Constitutional Rights will be able to proceed with its case against top Bush administration officials for post-9/11 abuse of immigrant detainees.

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Court Reinstates Case Against Former Attorney General, FBI Director and INS Commissioner – TRNN Transcript

SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Michael Ratner report on The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. On June 17, a U.S. appeals court reinstated a long-running lawsuit against several Justice Department officials…
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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Annual Report – 2010 – PDF

https://ccrjustice.org/sites/default/files/assets/CCR_Annual_Report_2010.pdf CCR Annual Report 2010 Letter from the President Michael Ratner – Page 2 Case index – Pages 27- 36

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Annual Report – 2009 – PDF

https://ccrjustice.org/sites/default/files/assets/CCR_Annual_Report_2009.pdf CCR Annual Report 2009 Letter from the President Michael Ratner – Pages 4-5 Case Index – Pages 25-33

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Law and Disorder Radio – NYCLU Demands Investigation Into NSA Spying – Turkmen v. Ashcroft Case – National Lawyers Guild Panel on the Green Scare – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

  NYCLU Demands Investigation Into NSA Spying Verizon, AT&T and other large phone companies are suspected of providing the NSA with the personal emails and phone calling details of millions of customers. Aside from the lawsuits filed by the EFF,…
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Taking the Risks – National Law Journal – by Marcia Coyle – PDF

2004 Taking the Risks In its nearly four decades of existence, the Center for Constitutional Rights has never represented clients whose politics it did not share in one way or another. Never, that is, until Guantanamo Bay in the post-9/11…
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Civil Liberties Challenges After 9/11 – Balancing Liberty and Security Symposium – University of Colorado Boulder – Speech Notes and Supporting Documents – PDF

2003 University of Colorado Boulder Wedgwood Discussion Notes 2003 Supporting Documents for UC Boulder Talk

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Hunter College – Speech Notes – PDF

2002 Hunter College Speech Notes Abdeen Story-discussing all the cutbacks on civil liberties- patriot act, indef detentions, jailings without charges, wiretapping by ag; secrecy, end of checks and balances; attacks on non-citizen what we could do about them-lawsuits, speaking out,…
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Challenges of Fighting Terrorism While Respecting Human Rights – Speech Notes – PDF

2002 Challenges of Fighting Terrorism While Respecting Human Rights Speech Notes I. Challenges of Fighting Terrorism While Respecting Human Rights Asking whether we can fight terrorism and still respect constitutional and human rights; and to what extent those rights might…
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Ziglar v. Abbasi (formerly Turkmen v. Ashcroft)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/turkmen-v-ashcroft Ziglar v. Abbasi (changed from Turkmen v. Ashcroft in November 2016) is a civil rights lawsuit filed in 2002 on behalf of a class of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab non-citizens swept up by the INS and FBI in…
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