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An up-to-date list of major press coverage of CCR's work, "CCR in the News" provides summaries of each article's content, the publication and publication date, as well as a scanned version of the original article. The scanned articles can be viewed or downloaded as pdf files.

Currently "CCR in the News" covers the last two years of our major press coverage.

  1. Why Is the N.Y.P.D. After Me?

    The New York Times, December 17 201112/20/2011 - 12:57

    Nicholas K. Peart, a witness in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights against racial profiling, has been stopped and frisked by New York City police officers at least five times. In this…

  2. Dutch Bishops Apologize for Sexual Abuse

    The New York Times, December 16 201112/20/2011 - 12:47

    Roman Catholic bishops in the Netherlands offered “sincere apologies” to victims of sexual mistreatment, hours after a report by an official commission said church officials had “failed to adequately deal with”…

  3. Lawsuit Challenges Animal Enterprise Terror Law as Unconstitutional

    The Los Angeles Times, December 15 2011 12/15/2011 - 19:02

    Attorneys with the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a lawsuit Thursday in Massachusetts challenging the constitutionality of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, saying the controversial business protection law has the potential to criminalize many forms…

  4. Gabriel Byrne, Liam Neeson Team Up With Gerard Mannix Flynn on ‘James X’

    The Wall Street Journal, December 8 201112/09/2011 - 12:26

    Actors Gabriel Byrne and Liam Neeson team up with Dublin City Councilor and writer/artist Gerard Mannix Flynn, and with Culture Project, to present “James X,” a play exploring what years of silence …

  5. NYPD defy supreme court over clearance of Occupy Wall Street

    The Guardian, November 15 2011 11/16/2011 - 13:12

    Protesters accuse New York police of inciting violence by disobeying restraining order preventing further evictions.

  6. Michael Bloomberg's health and safety arguments weak, say lawyers

    The Guardian, November 15 2011 11/16/2011 - 13:08

    Michael Bloomberg's decision to break up Occupy Wall Street's protest in Zuccotti Park has pitched the mayor into a battle that goes to the heart of the US's fiercely protected right to freedom of speech.…

  7. Secure Communities program confusing to FBI

    The Washington Times, November 10 2011 11/11/2011 - 13:20

    A controversial federal initiative aimed at cracking down on illegal immigrants prompted significant internal confusion among FBI officials and concern about information-sharing relationships between federal, state, and local governments, emails released Thursday show.

  8. Judge Picks Monitor to Oversee Minority Hiring by the Fire Department

    The New York Times, November 9 2011 11/11/2011 - 12:37

    Weeks after issuing a ruling that called the New York Fire Department a “stubborn bastion of white male privilege” based on its unsuccessful efforts at racial integration, a judge on Wednesday named a monitor to…

  9. A New Way To Achieve Civil Rights?

    The New York Times, November 2 2011 11/04/2011 - 10:27

    CCR Executive Director, Vincent Warren, writes letter to the editor responding to Richard Thompson Ford's op-ed piece "Moving Beyond Civil Rights," originally published October 27, 2011 in The New York Times.

  10. DHS Documents: Local Police Not Required to Hold Undocumented Immigrants for U.S. Government

    The Huffington Post, November 1 2011 11/01/2011 - 12:17

    Local law enforcement agencies are not required to hold undocumented immigrants at the request of the federal government, according to internal Department of Homeland Security documents obtained by a coalition of groups…