Tag Archive: USA Patriot Act

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

Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – John Ashcroft Material Witness Lawsuit – FOIA Lawsuit to Make FBI Surveillance Guidelines Public – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Lawsuit Brought Against Former US Attorney General John Ashcroft Last month, a major decision written by a federal judge gives a lawsuit standing that was brought against former US Attorney General John Ashcroft for the illegal and unconstitutional detention of…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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Law and Disorder Radio – Goldstone Report on Operation Cast Lead in Gaza – Rick Wolff on the Economic Crisis – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates: Obama Administration Asks To Extend Expiring Patriot Act Surveillance Roving Wiretaps / Track Personal Records / Track Foreign Militants Court Rejects Suit Against Titan and CACI            United Nations Goldstone Report on Gaza: Operation Cast Lead Last…
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Palestine

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Annual Report – 2005 – PDF

https://ccrjustice.org/sites/default/files/assets/files/CCR-annual-report-2005.pdf CCR Annual Report 2005 Letter from the President Michael Ratner – Pages 2-3 Case Index – Page 23                                  

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Foreword to Equal Justice in the Balance – PDF

2003 EJB Foreword Equal Justice in the Balance paints a gloomy picture of the various methods the Executive, Congress and the Judiciary have employed to limit fundamental constitutional rights post 9/11. The authors stress the importance of not giving up…
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Civil Liberties

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Statutes of Liberty – Washington Post – by Lynne Duke – PDF

2003 Statutes of Liberty Michael Ratner is in a cavernous college hall speaking to hundreds of students one recent evening. He’s hyped. He’s talking fast. The crusader at the lectern. This is what he loves to do: sound the alarm…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, Personal & Profiles

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US Civil Liberties in September 11’s Wake: A Roundtable Discussion with Jamie Fellner, Elisa Massimino and Michael Ratner – Human Rights Dialogue – PDF

2002 US Civil Liberties in September 11’s Wake Dialogue: Let’s start with the situation immediately following the September 11 attacks. It was a frightening time—all the more so here in New York. People who had never really thought about patriot­ism were…
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Civil Liberties

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Making Us Less Free: War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? – Book Chapter in Implicating Empire: Globalization and Resistance in the 21st Century World Order – PDF

2002 Making Us Less Free: War on Terrorism or War on Liberty? Introduction I am writing this a little more than six months since the September 11 attacks rearranged the world’s legal and political landscape for all of us. In…
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Civil Liberties

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