May 13, 2016
More than a decade after graphic images of the American-run prison camp Abu Ghraib in Iraq were leaked, four of the cleared detainees are finally getting their day in court. But will accountability...
May 13, 2016
Calling late CCR President Emeritus Michael Ratner "trailblazing," AJ+ highlights five reasons he'll be remembered as a badass. Trouble seeing the video? Watch it on AJ+.
Michael Ratner
May 12, 2016
The groundbreaking human rights attorney Michael Ratner has died at the age of 72. For over four decades, he defended, investigated and spoke up for victims of human rights abuses across the world...
Julian Assange and Michael Ratner
May 12, 2016
On Wednesday, the trailblazing attorney Michael Ratner died at the age of 72. In recent years, Ratner served as the chief attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and became a leading critic of...
Michael Ratner
May 12, 2016
Michael Ratner’s activism and human rights work dated back to the 1960s. He was a student at Columbia Law School during the 1968...
May 11, 2016
Michael Ratner, the president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, died today in New York City. For the past four decades he has been a leading champion of human and civil rights, from...
April 25, 2016
Years of lawyerless interrogation at Guantanamo Bay failed to connect Murat Kurnaz with terrorism, but Samantha Bee grills him just in case. Trouble seeing the video? Watch it on .
March 14, 2016
Michigan's emergency manager law is once again coming into question. Monday, lawyers announced they've filed an appeal to a federal lawsuit.
February 21, 2016
Fordham Law School hosted a discussion on the policy challenges, legal concerns, and security considerations relating to the future of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. Panelists included...
February 24, 2016
President Obama has submitted a plan to Congress to close Guantánamo Bay military prison. Despite Obama’s pledge to close the facility as one of his first acts...


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