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September 17, 2018
Landowners File Constitutional Challenge to Bayou Bridge's Claim to Eminent Domain in Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin Last week, we filed a major legal challenge against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline (BBP) on behalf of landowners whose property interests span 38 acres across Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin. BBP is majority-owned by Energy Transfer Partners, the architects of the Dakota Access Pipeline, and is intended to be the southern end of that pipeline. BBP had filed an expropriation lawsuit against the landowners in an attempted land grab, but they—represented by CCR, local co-counsel Misha...
September 10, 2018
CCR is excited to be part of a new coalition, Protect the Protest (PTP), which launched Tuesday. PTP brings together civil liberties, human rights, and environmental groups to push back against...
August 20, 2018
In California, prisoners will help develop a remedy to unjust detention conditions For the first time, the men who were held in the Security Housing Unit (SHU) at Pelican Bay, who won the battle...
August 6, 2018
CCR granted Special Consultative Status to Economic and Social Council of the United Nations The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) was granted official special consultative status last week with...
July 10, 2018
“[It’s] like we’re buried alive.” That’s how CCR client Sharqawi Al Hajj describes his imprisonment at Guantánamo, as a cemetery. Before he was brought to the island prison, Sharqawi was disappeared...
July 2, 2018
With a conservative Supreme Court majority, it was no surprise the justices upheld Trump's Muslim Ban. But there was a silver lining: In a vote against the racist policy, Justice Breyer cited on page...
June 26, 2018
Last Thursday, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) celebrated “ The Activists Files’ ” official launch on iTunes. Guests enjoyed wine and hors d’oeuvres and played a game of “Would You Rather...
June 18, 2018
Who are we? Part I: Join us on Juneteenth CCR is proud to be a presenting partner of "Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America" at New York's Town Hall tomorrow, June 19 at 7:00pm. On Juneteenth...
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May 30, 2018
This Thursday, a Canadian logging company named Resolute Forest Products will be in federal court, arguing that Greenpeace, STAND.earth, and “Jane Does 1-20” are part of a criminal racketeering...
May 28, 2018
Resist SLAPP lawsuits Join protectors of the environment and the defenders of the First Amendment Thursday in federal court in San Francisco, CA for a hearing on the motion to dismiss the amended...

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