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May 21, 2018
Facilitator issues final report on Joint Remedial Process stop-and-frisk reforms Last week, the facilitator in the Joint Remedial Process (JRP) to reform the New York City Police Department's (NYPD) stop-and-frisk practices submitted his final report to the court. The JRP was ordered by a federal court as part of a landmark decision in CCR's class action lawsuit challenging stop and frisk as racially discriminatory, Floyd v. City of New York . The JRP was intended to be a collaborative process—among affected communities, elected officials, policing experts, civil rights attorneys, and law...
May 14, 2018
Nakba Day: This Tuesday will mark 70 years of the Nakba, or the catastrophe, commemorating the forced displacement of Palestinians by the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. It has also...
April 16, 2018
CCR has launched a podcast! We are excited to announce the launch of the CCR podcast, The Activist Files ! The monthly series will feature the stories of people of the front lines fighting for...
April 9, 2018
NJ Muslims win settlement with NYPD On Thursday, a group of Muslim-owned businesses, mosques, individuals, and student groups announced that we finalized a settlement agreement with the New York...
March 26, 2018
CCR and Color of Change to DHS: Release the #RacePaper Last week, CCR, Color of Change, and the Kramer Law Clinic sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release the contents of the agency’...
March 19, 2018
CCR Calls for Iraq Reparations on 15th Anniversary of U.S. Invasion Today is the 15 th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) has challenged U.S...
March 12, 2018
WA court dismisses seven-year lawsuit over boycott of Israeli goods On Friday, a Washington State court ended a seven-year litigation battle against former volunteer board members of the Olympia Food...
March 5, 2018
Last week, we went to court with ArchCity Defenders and co-counsel to challenge St. Louis County’s unconstitutional "Wanted" system to certify a plaintiff class of thousands of people who’ve been...
Security Housing Unit drawing
February 26, 2018
The landmark, class action settlement in CCR’s case challenging long-term solitary confinement, Ashker v. Governor of California , brought widespread reform to the practice of solitary in California...
February 19, 2018
Last year marked the first "Not My President's Day" with a series of rallies against Donald Trump, held on President's Day to show that Trump's values don't align with the values of the majority of...
CCR board members
February 12, 2018
Last week, CCR held our Board meeting in Jackson, Mississippi. CCR was founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, and Mississippi is the programmatic birthplace...
Divest from the War Machine
February 5, 2018
CCR is joining a coalition of groups in a Week of Action beginning today in support of the Divest from the War Machine campaign . The campaign calls on individuals and institutions to divest from...

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