Tag Archive: War Powers Act

Law and Disorder Radio – ICC Says Gaza Still Occupied, Israel May Have Committed War Crimes – 67-Year-Old Palestinian-American Rasmea Odeh Found Guilty – Documentary Film: Food Chains – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: U.S. President Barack Obama to Seek Additional War Powers from Congress                   ICC Says Gaza Still Occupied, Israel May Have Committed War Crimes, but Court Refuses to Hear Attorney Michael…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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Against the Libyan War – Law and Disorder Radio Transcript (Excerpt) and Just Left Blog Post

The Libyan War was also addressed this week on Law and Disorder Radio (began broadcasting at 9:00 am EST on WBAI and around the country throughout the week). Attorneys and hosts Heidi Boghosian, Michael S. Smith and Michael Ratner (Center for…
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International War Crimes

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Law and Disorder Radio – The First 100 Days: Dismantling the Police State in a New Presidency (Part 3) – Jonathan Hafetz on Enemy Combatants – Jules Lobel on the Misuse of War Powers – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

The First 100 Days – Part 3 Private Military Contractors – Susan Burke We go now to look at the abuse of force by Private Military Contractors and their role in illegal torture tactics and interrogation. In one case currently…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Cheney Pushes to Make Eavesdropping Law Permanent – TRNN Transcript – Part One

Ratner: Cheney is misleading the American people (1 of 3) PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: In 1978, after the Watergate scandal, Congress passed a piece of legislation that was meant to limit the way governments spied on people’s communications. The Foreign…
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Civil Liberties

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Michael Ratner on Spying & Civil Liberties — CounterSpin Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting Audio Link

http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin122305.mp3 This week on CounterSpin: The White House has been under scrutiny for a variety of civil liberties– and human rights-related policies. In mid-December, George Bush reluctantly agreed to support Senator John McCain’s so-called anti-torture legislation. Also in December, the New York Times revealed that…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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The Fog of War [Powers] – Stanford Journal of International Law – with H. Lee Halterman, Jules Lobel, Joel E. Starr and James Klimaski – PDF

2001 Commentary: The Fog of War [Powers] LEE HALTERMAN* JULES LOBEL** JOEL E. STARR*** MICHAEL RATNER**** JAMES KLIMASKI***** The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to grant certiorari in Campbell v. Clinton1 brings to an end a chain of Cold War-era litigation…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Campbell v. Clinton – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1999

As President Clinton ordered U.S. military forces to begin a series of air strikes with NATO allies in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia on March 24, 1999, one of the most serious questions in modern Constitutional jurisprudence, the vesting in…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Congress Votes Under the War Powers Act — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/1999/4/27/congress_votes_under_the_war_powers NATO today continues to drop more missiles on Yugoslavia for the 35th night of bombings, for a second time hitting the headquarters of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic’s ruling Socialist Party. Warplanes also continued to attack the Serb media, bombing several…
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International War Crimes

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Congress Votes Under the War Powers Act – Democracy Now Transcript – PDF

NATO today continues to drop more missiles on Yugoslavia for the 35th night of bombings, for a second time hitting the headquarters of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic’s ruling Socialist Party. Warplanes also continued to attack the Serb media, bombing several television…
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International War Crimes

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