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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. CCR Letter to the Editor: Stop and Frisk

    New York Times by CCR Legal Director Baher Azmy12/30/2013 - 01:00

    To the Editor:   Re “After Issues in Stop-and-Frisk Case, Court Alters Rules on Judge Assignments” (news article, Dec. 24):   Your article suggests that our stop-and-frisk case, Floyd v. City of New York, somehow “bypassed the random assignment…

  2. Letter to the Editor Re: Hillel’s Policy on Campus Speakers

    New York Times by Dima Khalidi, Director of Palestine Solidarity Legal Support12/30/2013 - 01:00

    To the Editor:

  3. Wins by CCR's Pam Spees listed among the "Best Gay Moments of 2013"

    O-blog-dee-o-blog-da12/30/2013 - 01:00

    Center For Constitutional Reform and attorney Pam Spees – For winning every single court motion against Scott Lively, enabling the SMUG case for crimes against humanity against him to proceed. http://oblogdeeoblogda.me/?s=Lively&submit=Search Read the full list here: http://oblogdeeoblogda.me/2013/12/30/heroes-and-zeroes-2013/

  4. Ugandan Parliament Approves Antigay Law

    The New York Times 12/20/2013 - 12:02

    By ALAN COWELL Published: December 20, 2013 LONDON — After years of argument that has drawn ferocious condemnation from outsiders like President Obama, the Ugandan Parliament approved legislation on Friday introducing harsher punishment — including life imprisonment…

  5. Ten Steps Bill de Blasio and Bill Bratton Should Take to Fix Stop-and-Frisk

    The Nation12/20/2013 - 01:00

    Ten Steps Bill de Blasio and Bill Bratton Should Take to Fix Stop-and-Frisk

  6. Unions Should Rethink Opposition: Stop-and-Frisk Reforms In Cops’ Best Interests

    The Chief by Anthony Miranda, Executive Chairman of the National Latino Officers Association and retired NYPD officer12/16/2013 - 01:00

    The struggle over New York City’s stop-and-frisk practices has been a long and dramatic one, played out in the streets, in the City Council and, of late, in a series of highly unusual court maneuvers…

  7. Be Our Guest: Stop-and-frisk policing must come to a halt

    Daily News by New York City Council Member Oliver Koppel12/15/2013 - 01:00

    New Yorkers have expressed their displeasure with the excessive use of stop-and-frisk by the Bloomberg administration.   Voters were moved by this issue in the recent citywide election, a federal court ruled the administration’s use of the…

  8. Keep a Close Eye on Honduran Elections Sunday

    Huffington Post11/22/2013 - 13:35

    By Pamela Spees, Senior Attorney with the CCR who has filed cases in the U.S. related to the 2009 Honduras coup.

  9. New Report Should Put the Freeze on Bloomberg's Hot Air About the Efficacy of Stop-and-Frisk

    Huffington Post11/22/2013 - 13:29

    For over a decade, New Yorkers from all walks of life have brought this to Mayor Bloomberg's attention time and time again: the NYPD's stop-and-frisk practices are not only racially biased and harmful to communities,…

  10. Judges Decline to Reverse Stop-and-Frisk Ruling, All but Ending Mayor’s Fight

    New York Times11/22/2013 - 12:55

    A federal appeals panel on Friday denied a request by lawyers for New York that it overturn a judge’s sweeping ruling on the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices, all but ending the Bloomberg administration’s ability to…