Michael Ratner

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Michael Ratner "is an attorney who works with and is the vice-president of the Center for Constitutional Rights. He is currently the Skelly Wright Fellow at Yale Law School and a lecturer in law at Columbia law school. While he has worked at the Center for Constitutional Rights most of his 27 years of practice his other positions have included:

"Special Counsel to President Aristide to assist in the prosecution of human rights crimes (1995-1996); Instructor, Yale Law School, International Human Rights Law Clinic (1990-1994); Legal Director, Center for Constitutional Rights (1984-1990); President, National Lawyers Guild (1982-1983); Instructor, N.Y.U. Law School, Federal Civil Rights Litigation (1973-1974); Clerk, U.S. District Court, Judge Constance Baker Motley (1970-1971) He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1970, Kent Scholar, Magna Cum Laude." [1]

He maintains a blog which "will focus on the emerging police state in America" at http://michaelratner.com/blog/?page_id=2

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  1. Culture Project Board, organizational web page, accessed May 27, 2013.
  2. International Advisory Board, International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, accessed September 22, 2007.
  3. Advisors, Grassroots International, accessed August 4, 2009.
  4. Advisors and Organizations, Left Forum, accessed July 24, 2008.
  5. Recipients, Puffin/Nation Prize, accessed December 14, 2007.

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