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June 3, 2019
We're helping movements challenge oppressive systems with FOIA requests On Wednesday, the Center for Constitutional Rights launched the Open Records Project : FOIA for the Movement , providing resources and training focused on the process of making federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. This initiative helps advocates more effectively use open records requests to challenge oppressive systems of power. The launch includes publication of: FOIA Basics for Activists – a guide containing an overview of the FOIA process; Step-by-step instructions for filing FOIA and state requests and...
May 22, 2019
Three Things You Should Know About Airbnb Business decisions play an important role in the protection of human rights. In situations of ongoing and grave human rights violations, businesses that...
May 8, 2019
On April 16, 2019, a video surfaced depicting a group of armed white males detaining at gunpoint a large group of purported migrants. Operating in the pitch black of night somewhere in New Mexico,...
April 22, 2019
Border patrol must answer for migrant deaths On April 19, 2019, the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with No More Deaths , seeking documents...
April 8, 2019
Justice for Abu Ghraib: TRIAL SUSPENDED Judge Brinkema issued an order April 3 suspending our April 23 trial date; CACI is seeking an expedited appeal of the ruling that this for-profit contractor...
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...

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