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Vince Warren giving a presentation
August 1, 2015
Law4BlackLives was a national gathering, initiated by CCR, of over 1,000 lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers committed to building a world where #BlackLivesMatter. More than a...
August 3, 2016
New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton has announced he is resigning next month. Bratton was a lead advocate of the so-called broken windows theory that called for officers to crack down...
July 22, 2016
CCR Executive Director Vince Warren speaks with Democracy Now! about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's acceptance speech last night at the Republican National Convention. Trouble...
June 23, 2016
Democrats taking part in the House sit-in are pushing for votes to expand background checks for gun purchases and to curb the sale of weapons to people on government watchlists—a proposal strongly...
May 13, 2016
More than a decade after graphic images of the American-run prison camp Abu Ghraib in Iraq were leaked, four of the cleared detainees are finally getting their day in court. But will accountability...
May 13, 2016
Calling late CCR President Emeritus Michael Ratner "trailblazing," AJ+ highlights five reasons he'll be remembered as a badass. Trouble seeing the video? Watch it on AJ+.
Michael Ratner
May 12, 2016
The groundbreaking human rights attorney Michael Ratner has died at the age of 72. For over four decades, he defended, investigated and spoke up for victims of human rights abuses across the world...
Julian Assange and Michael Ratner
May 12, 2016
On Wednesday, the trailblazing attorney Michael Ratner died at the age of 72. In recent years, Ratner served as the chief attorney for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and became a leading critic of...
Michael Ratner
May 12, 2016
Michael Ratner’s activism and human rights work dated back to the 1960s. He was a student at Columbia Law School during the 1968...
May 11, 2016
Michael Ratner, the president emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, died today in New York City. For the past four decades he has been a leading champion of human and civil rights, from...

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