Daily Archives: May 12, 2016

Attorney Michael Ratner dead at 72 (1943-2016); Lead counsel for Julian Assange; Wikileaks : The passing of a legend.

 It is with a heavy heart that we write to tell you of a great loss. Today, we lost one of the great social justice warriors of our time, Michael Ratner. In July 2015, Michael fell ill. But he fought his … Continue reading

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Attorney Michael Ratner dead at 72 (1943-2016); Lead counsel for Julian Assange; Wikileaks. ‘Today we mourn; tomorrow we carry on his work’ – http://ccrjustice.org

  From the Attica Riots, where he filed on behalf of prisoners killed and injured, to Julian Assange; Michael Ratner defended, investigated and spoke up for victims of Human Rights abuses all over the world. For 45 years, Michael brought cases with the Center for Constitutional Rights in … Continue reading

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