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Isidoro Rodriguez

isidoroIsidoro Rodriguez grew up in the South Bronx, NYC, and completed my last two years of high school in the Catskills, NY.  Went to Nam in 1965 to 1967.  My college education began in community college in NY.,  and finished at Boise State University, Idaho.  Received my JD at the University off Colorado, Boulder.  Because of my civil rights work was asked to join the Carter Administration as Special Assistant to Mary Frances Barry at HEW.  Later was Special Advisor on an Interagency White Hose Study on the Social and Economic Conditions in Puerto Rico.  I was hired in 1978 to set serve as Consulting and Acting Legal Counsel to the Office of the Mayor of DC to established its separate personnel system.  After that served as Director of Office of Civil Rights USDA in the Regan Administration.  In 1983, I went to the Republic of Colombia as Assistant General Counsel/Contracts Administrator on a railroad/coal mine project.  In 1987, I established and maintained an multinational civil litigation practice located in Virginia and the Republic of Colombia. From 1990 to the present I conducted extensive civil litigation against the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) for policies and practices violating the statutory rights of U.S. citizens, resident and nonresident Hispanics. See Martinez v. Lamagno and DEA, 515 U.S. 417 (1995)(DOJ surreally argued that a DEA agent outside of the US was not negligent for causing a car accident while driving drunk and having sex); Organization JD Ltda. v. Assist U.S. Attorney Arthur P. Hui and DOJ, 2nd Cir. No. 93-6019 and 96-6145; and, Lopez v. First Union, 129 F3rd. 1186 (11th Cir. 1997)(Banks and DOJ liable for unlawful interception of wire communication and access to account information without a warrant); CooperativeMultiactive de Empeados de Distribuidores de Drogas (Coopservir Ltda.” v. Newcomb, et al., D.C. Cir. No 99-5190, S Ct. No 99-1893 (DOJ’s issuance of bill of attainder under War Powers Act against Hispanics U.S. citizens and nonresidents).

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