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  1. Accolades

    The New York Law Journal06/03/2010 - 15:28

    CCR is honors Lee Ratner and Scott + Scott with the Pro Bono Social Change Award.

  2. NYPD: Stop and Frisk Is Basically Like Our "Minority Report"

    By John Del Signore for Gothamist06/03/2010 - 15:23

    According to the Times, police spokesman Paul Browne believes "the police were confident the tactic was stopping crime before it occurred." Newly analyzed data by The Center for Constitutional Rights suggests otherwise, but there's really…

  3. Is the Census Bureau Discriminating Against Minorities?

    By Nick Baumann for  Mother Jones06/03/2010 - 15:21

    A lawsuit accuses the government agency of unfair hiring practices.

  4. Stopped more, same arrests

    By Al Baker for The Times Union06/03/2010 - 15:20

    "Stop and frisk" yielding no more arrests; 762 guns

  5. City Minorities More likely to be Frisked

    by Al Baker for  The New York Times06/03/2010 - 15:17

    Increase in Police stops Fuels Intense Debate

  6. Center for Constitutional Rights files suit over “social isolation” experiments in prisons; prisoners keep arriving

    By Kathlyn Stone for FleshandStone.net06/03/2010 - 15:15

    Four more prisoners have been moved to secretive prison units known as Communication Management Units, or CMUs, Democracy Now! reports. CMUs are the subject of a lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights

  7. New York Times sees profiling where statistics suggest the opposite

    By Timothy P. Carney for The San Francisco Examiner06/03/2010 - 15:03

  8. Report: Minorities Much More Likely to Be Frisked by NYPD

    WNYC06/03/2010 - 15:00

    An analysis of police department data found blacks and Latinos were nine time as likely as whites to get stopped and frisked by New York City police last year, but they were no more likely…

  9. New Yorkers Stopped for Looking Too Brown or Black

    By Whitney Teal for Change.org06/03/2010 - 14:57

    The Center for Constitutional Rights has revealed that blacks and Latinos in New York are nine times more likely to be stopped on the street and "frisked" by local police officers, according to the New York Times.…

  10. Smears Put Cops In No-Win Dilemma

    By Andrea Peyser for The New York Post06/03/2010 - 14:54

    Commentary on inflammatory media coverage of NYPD