Michael Ratner Lawyer

Michael ratner

Michael Ratner (born 1943, Cleveland, Ohio) is an attorney, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), a non-profit human rights litigation organization based in New York, New York and president of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) based in Berlin. Ratner is known for his human rights activism. He was co-counsel in representing the Guantanamo Bay detainees in the United States Supreme Court, where, in June 2004, the court decided his clients have the right to test the legality of their detentions in court. Ratner is also a past president of the National Lawyers Guild and the author of numerous books and articles, including the booksThe Trial of Donald Rumsfeld: A Prosecution by Book, Against War with Iraq and Guantanamo: What the World Should Know, as well as a textbook on international human rights. Ratner is also the co-host of the radio program, Law and Disorder. He and three other attorneys host the Pacifica radio show that reports legal developments related to civil liberties, civil rights and human rights.

Personal details

Date of birth
United States of America
Places lived
Cleveland , Ohio
pop. 390,113 (2013)




1. Columbia Law School Private university

Columbia Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League, in New York City, New York, United States. It offers the J.D., LL.M., and J.S.D. degrees in law.

Type Private school
435 West 116th Street, 10027 - New York City, New York
2010. 1,344
Acceptance rate
2012. 18.4 %
2010. 12.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 55.9 K $
Official web page www.law.columbia.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Columbia Law School connected by profession and/or age

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2. Brandeis University Colleges/University

Brandeis University ( /ˈbrændaɪs/) is an American private research university with a liberal arts focus. It is located in the southwestern corner of Waltham, Massachusetts, nine miles (14 km) west of Boston. The University has an enrollment of approximately 3,200 undergraduate and 2,100 graduate students. In 2011, it was ranked by the U.S. News and World Report as the number 31 national university in the United States. Forbes listed Brandeis University as number 57 among all national universities and liberal arts colleges combined in 2010.

Type Private university
2012. 675 mil. $
2011. 704 mil. $
Institution colors
October 20th, 1948
415 South Street, 02453 - Waltham, Massachusetts
2012. 3,588
2010. 3,341
2009. 3,302
2005. 3,158
2012. 2,220
2010. 2,301
Acceptance rate
2012. 35.0 %
2010. 40.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44.4 K $
2010. 39 K $
Official web page www.brandeis.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Brandeis University connected by profession and/or age

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Company Founded Positions
Center for Constitutional Rights
Official site

Personal movie appearances

Title Year Appearance type Budget Awards Producers Directors Writers
William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe
2009 Him/Herself
Jesse Moss
Susan Korda
Gitmo – The New Rules of War
2005 Him/Herself
Kristina Aberg

Written work

1.The trial of Donald Rumsfeld

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2008. at New York City


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