Tag Archive: Warrantless Wiretapping

United Presbyterian Church v. Reagan – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1982-1983

On December 4, 1981, President Reagan signed Executive Order 12333 on United States Intelligence Activities. By­passing Congress.and severely limiting public debate, the President unilaterally enacted sweeping change in the guide­ lines governing intelligence activities with in the United States and as…
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Civil Liberties, 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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Leading US Officials Support Terrorist Listed Group with Impunity – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner Report: Supreme Court finds Telecoms won’€™t be prosecuted for illegal wiretapping MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Paul, it’s always good to be with The Real News. JAY: So what do you got this week? RATNER:…
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Post 9/11 Wars and Violations of Civil Liberties Continue – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Obama administration has reversed very little of Bush policy. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Toronto. Nine/Eleven was a great crime against the people in the world trade centers,…
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A New Stage in the War on Dissent – Socialist Worker

Michael Ratner is the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, a leading organization in opposing the dismantling of civil liberties under the Bush, and now Obama, administrations. He spoke with Nicole Colson about the recent raids on the homes…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Len Weinglass on the Cuban Five (Rebroadcast) – PATRIOT Act Reform – Hosts: Dalia Hashad, Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Updates Maher Arar Case – No Justice – Outsourcing Torture Made Legal? 23 People Convicted in Kidnapping Abu Omar – Victory in Italian Case – Abu Omar 22 Out of the 23 are CIA Agents Five NYC Men Abused and…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Palestine

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