CCR in the News

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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. Monitor Must Oversee Fire Dept. Hiring Practices, Judge Rules

    The New York Times, October 5 2011 10/17/2011 - 14:25

    In a lacerating decision that accused Mayor Bloomberg of willfully ignoring the racial imbalance in the NY Fire Department, a federal judge ruled that a court-appointed monitor would be installed to oversee recruitment efforts and…

  2. Journo Arrested at '08 GOP Convention Gets $100K

    Associated Press, October 3 2011 10/17/2011 - 13:56

    Democracy Now! Journalist Amy Goodman, and two of her producers will receive $100,000 in a settlement over their arrests during the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul.

  3. Clerical Abuse Victims Seek Justice At World Court

    NPR, September 13 201110/17/2011 - 13:43

    The international tribunals at The Hague is being asked to investigate top Vatican officials over the global clerical sex abuse scandal, and victims say these offenses meet the legal definition of crimes against humanity.

  4. Abuse Victims Ask Court to Prosecute the Vatican

    The New York Times, September 13 201110/17/2011 - 13:35

    Human rights lawyers and victims of clergy sexual abuse filed a complaint urging the International Criminal Court in The Hague to investigate and prosecute Pope Benedict XVI and top Vatican officials for crimes against humanity…

  5. CCR President Michael Ratner interviewed from Zuccotti Park: Failed Occupy Wall Street Evacuation Order is Illegal

    Democracy Now! October 14 201110/14/2011 - 17:49

  6. What impact did 9/11 have on America?

    The Guardian, September 6 2011 09/09/2011 - 09:36

    CCR President Michael Ratner participates in panel examining the cultural and political legacy of the al-Qaida attacks and the US response in the decade since.  

  7. Secure Communities Immigration Program A Gateway For Other FBI Data-Sharing Fingerprints - Huffington Post

    Huffington Post, July 06 2011 07/25/2011 - 13:27

    In documents released to the National Day Laborer Organization, the Center for Constitutional Rights and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, FBI officials …

  8. 'Little Gitmo' - New York Magazine

    New York Magazine, July 10 201107/25/2011 - 13:09

    When an upstate imam named Yassin Aref was convicted on a suspect terrorism charge, he was sent to a secretive prison denounced by civil libertarians as a Muslim quarantine.

  9. Michigan Residents Sue Over Emergency Manager Law - The New York Times

    The New York Times, June 22 2011 06/22/2011 - 10:59

    More than two dozen residents of Michigan filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against officials in the state contending that a new law broadly expanding the powers of emergency managers in the most financially troubled cities…

  10. Green Is the New Red: The Crackdown on Environmental Activists - Mother Jones

    Mother Jones, May 11 2011 06/14/2011 - 12:57

    Activists prosecuted under Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) have in several cases ended up in the "Communications Management Units" at two federal prisons. Created secretly during the Bush administration, these "experimental" units were supposedly designed…