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An up-to-date archive of major press coverage of CCR's work and opinion pieces. Articles are available either on the original publisher's site or as a PDF.

  1. 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.…

  2. 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.

  3. 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…

  4. 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.

  5. 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…

  6. Former Guantánamo Prisoner Speaks Out On Lawsuit Seeking Bush's Arrest in Canada for Torture

    Democracy Now! October 20 201110/20/2011 - 12:37

    CCR attorney Katherine Gallagher and plaintiff Murat Kurnaz speak with Democracy Now! about lawsuit seeking George W. Bush's arrest in Canada for torture. http://www.democracynow.org/2011/10/20/former_guantnamo_prisoner_speaks_out_on

  7. 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…

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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…