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  1. The NYPD–and its statistics–on trial, March 15, 201303/15/2013 - 00:00

     “'There are three kinds of lies,' Mark Twain was fond of saying: 'Lies, damned lies and statistics.' Selectively presented statistics can be used as much to distort or obscure as they can to illuminate and…

  2. NYPD Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit Starts 'Trial Of The Century,' Lawyer Says

    Huffington Post, March 15, 2013 03/15/2013 - 00:00

     "NEW YORK -- The lawyers suing the New York Police Department over its stop-and-frisk policy said the federal case's March 18 court date will kick off the "trial of the century" over what they allege…

  3. Scott Lively Gets His Day in Court

    Washington Post, January 4 201301/04/2013 - 16:44

    Is there anything extremist right-wing preachers won’t blame on LGBT people? After the Newtown shooting, James Dobson listed tolerance of gay marriage as one of the reasons God’s punishment was directed at a bunch of…

  4. Freedom or Death at Guantánamo

    firedoglake.com01/03/2013 - 16:49

    Friday January 25, 2013 8:45 am by Omar Farah, staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights. Adnan Latif and Mohammed al-Hamiri arrived at Guantánamo through strikingly similar twists of fate. Adnan Latif…

  5. Shut the Whole Thing Down

    New York Times, November 18 201211/21/2012 - 14:42

    CCR Executive Director Vince Warren discusses Guantanamo, military tribunals, and the rule of law in the New York Times.

  6. Damn Right, George Bush Should Face Criminal Proceedings for Waterboarding

    Guardian, November 17 2012 11/17/2012 - 01:00

    CCR Senior Staff Attourney Katherine Gallagher writes about the need to hold former President Bush accountable for acts of torture.

  7. “Why Can’t You Be Reasonable?” Asks Judge in the Case to End Secrecy in Bradley Manning’s Trial

    Bradley Manning Support Network, October 10, 2012 10/11/2012 - 13:18

    During oral arguments in the Center for Constitutional Rights’ lawsuit against the government seeking public access to basic court documents in Bradley Manning’s court-martial trial, judges for the Court of Appeals of…

  8. Court Hears Arguments on Bradley Manning Trial Access

    Politico, October 10 2012 10/11/2012 - 12:54

    The battle for greater access to court martial proceedings against alleged WikiLeaks source Pfc. Bradley Manning trial went before the military’s highest court Wednesday, with groups and individuals demanding that legal briefs,…

  9. Assange Speaks Via Sattelite from London, Calls for End to Persecution

    CNN, September 27 2012 09/27/2012 - 15:27

    The founder of WikiLeaks delivered an impassioned appeal Wednesday for the U.S. government to end its actions against him, his website and those who support it.

  10. Supreme Court Holds U.S. Rights Legacy in the Balance

    CNN, September 27 2012 09/27/2012 - 00:00

    An argument before the Supreme Court on October 1 in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum will have enormous significance. The case concerns the torture of Ogoni leaders in Nigeria, but at stake is the future…