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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.
The CCR represented Seeds of Peace and Three Rivers Climate Convergence charging that police used illegal searches, vehicle seizures, raids and detentions to discourage protests at the G20 Summit. A federal judge ruled against the…
The Center for Constitutional Rights presented arguments before US District Court Judge Gary Lancaster describing a pattern of unconstitutional searches and seizures on the part of local law enforcement against protest groups at the G20 Summit.
Defendants coming through Orleans Parish criminal court often don't receive an informed determination of whether police had evidence to justify their arrest, as required by federal and state law, the CCR argued in a brief filed this…
CCR case promotes right to dissent, seeking permits for protesters at G20 summit.
In the CCR's case over the denial of permits to G20 protest groups, a judge ruled to grant permits to 3 of the groups and to permit the use of a park for a tent-city…
Details pattern of abuses committed by members of Blackwater and the Obama administration's continued use of the security firm. CCR attorney Susan Burke comments on Blackwater abuses, specifically the practice of "night-hunting".
Should former Bush Administration officials be held legally accountable for their actions? CCR executive director Vince Warren says that accountability is the best way to ensure that government employees will comply with the rule of…
Profile of a mentally ill immigrant's unjustly prolonged detention. The CCR and other civil liberties advocates argue that certain protections, including the appointment of counsel to anyone with a mental disability, should be provided for immigrants…
A federal judge orders Pittsburgh to allow a group's tent city protest during the G20 summit. CCR represented the groups that filed the the complaint.
Gates's arrest hits a nerve with black men.