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March 18, 2019
Retaliation and gov't dossiers on lawyers at the Southern Border Our clients at Al Otro Lado recently began to be harassed and detained by officials at the U.S.-Mexico border. Al Otro Lado is an organization that provides legal services and know-your-rights training to immigrants. Suddenly the lawyers were being detained and questioned for hours, having alerts placed on their U.S. passports, and getting travel documents revoked without explanation. One was detained with her seven-year-old daughter in a cell with no food or water for more than eight hours. It was clear that the harassment was...
March 4, 2019
After 11 years, Abu Ghraib torture case headed to trial The Center for Constitutional Rights is headed to trial in an historic lawsuit about torture at the infamous “hard site” at Abu Ghraib prison...
February 25, 2019
Court hearing Wednesday over torture at Abu Ghraib This Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10 a.m., the Center for Constitutional Rights will argue before the United States District Court for the...
February 18, 2019
Big win for activists and environmental groups: racketeering lawsuit dismissed Last week, a federal judge dismissed a sprawling racketeering lawsuit filed against Krystal Two Bulls , an Oglala Lakota...
February 11, 2019
The Center for Constitutional Rights meets with Congress Last week, Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vince Warren and Advocacy Director Nadia Ben-Youssef briefed progressive...
February 4, 2019
Our Legal Director Baher Azmy highlighted some of our greatest hits, and our Executive Director Vince Warren moderated a discussion with activist Joo-Hyun Kang, the director of Communities United for...
January 21, 2019
Fireside Chat with Wolfgang Kaleck This Friday, January 25, the Center for Constitutional Rights will host a fireside chat with renowned human rights secretary for the European Center for...
December 17, 2018
Federal Court Blocks Trump Asylum Ban A federal court temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s new asylum ban last week while we work to get a preliminary injunction. The Center for...
December 3, 2018
Dispatches from the Border Center for Constitutional Rights Bertha Justice Fellow Lupe Aguirre and Staff Attorney Angelo Guisado have been at the southern border, and Lupe has been sending updates...
November 28, 2018
Center for Constitutional Rights Bertha Justice Fellow Lupe Aguirre and Staff Attorney Angelo Guisado are at the southern border helping asylum seekers. Below is a report of today's events from Lupe...
November 27, 2018
Center for Constitutional Rights Bertha Justice Fellow Lupe Aguirre and Staff Attorney Angelo Guisado are at the southern border helping asylum seekers. Below is a report of today's events from Lupe...
November 19, 2018
In court today challenging Trump's asylum ban We will be in court today along with the ACLU and Southern Poverty Law Center on our emergency challenge to Donald Trump's Asylum Ban, which prohibits...
November 12, 2018
Preview of Bayou Bridge Pipeline hearing this Friday After the Bayou Bridge Pipeline LLC (BBP) was sued for beginning construction of a crude oil pipeline on land that is not theirs, BBP brought an...

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