Tag Archive: Attorney William Kunstler

European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Colloquium on Michael Ratner and Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) – – Challenging the Powerful with Legal Means: The Origins of Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) (1/6) – Margaret Ratner Kunstler in Conversation with Michael Smith

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the New York-based Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the passing away of its President Emeritus Michael Ratner (1943-2016), who had made CCR his political home for 40 years. In 2007,…
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Michael Ratner, Lawyer Who Won Victory for Guantanamo Detainees, Dies at 72 – Washington Post – by Emily Langer – PDF

2016 Civil Liberties Lawyer for Detainees Michael Ratner, a civil liberties lawyer who mounted legal challenges to U.S. military actions abroad, helped represent WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that defined legal rights for…
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Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement – PDF

2015 Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement Brandeis began my transition into a radical that wanted to change the world and particularly take on the US role in repression and war. Where else could I hear Malcolm X, Marcel Duchamp, Allen Ginsberg…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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4/7 The Butcher of Attica – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that Gov. Rockefeller ordered the 1971 massacre of rebelling black prisoners to send a message throughout the US prison system.

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4/7 The Butcher of Attica – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore, and we’re continuing our series of Reality Asserts Itself interviews with lawyer–I should say, radical human rights lawyer Michael Ratner, who now joins…
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Law and Disorder Radio – Campaign to Release Elderly Prisoners – Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Circumvented for Non-Violent Drug Offenders – William Kunstler’s Performance at Caroline’s Comedy Club – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Campaign to Release Elderly Prisoners Here on Law and Disorder we’ve reported about the Compassionate Release Program regarding Lynne Stewart’s condition. The CRP is designed to reduce the number of elderly and sick people in prison, if they have a…
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Civil Liberties

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Law and Disorder Radio – Rashid Khalidi on US Intervention in Syria – Heidi Boghosian on Spying on Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power and Public Resistance (Part 1) – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Remembering Twin Cities Guild Lawyer Ken Tilsen 44th Anniversary of the Death of Ho Chi Minh 40th Anniversary of the Coup in Chile Remembering Attorney William Kunstler           United States Moves to Intervene in Syrian Civil…
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