Honorary Advisory Board

*Michael Ratner, in memoriam


Michael Ratner was a radical movement lawyer associated throughout his career with the Center for Constitutional Rights, an organization he led from 1984 to 1990 and was President of the Board of Directors from 2002 to 2014.  He took on ground breaking cases challenging indefinite detention at Guantanamo, U.S. military intervention in Latin American, U.S. backed torture, killings, rape and abuse abroad and in Puerto Rico, illegal surveillance by government, abuse of prisoners, detentions of refugees, injustice against Palestinians, and infringements on the right to protest. As an attorney, writer, speaker, educator, activist Michael Ratner dedicated his career not just to the law but also to the struggle for justice and peace, crossing all cultural bounds. For details of Michael’s cases and numerous awards please see MichaelRatner.com

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