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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 and Northern Cheyenne organizer, Greenpeace, and others, by Energy Transfer— the corporation behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The dismissal was unusually swift, coming just three days after the final defendant’s motion to dismiss was briefed. “Loss. Defeat. Dismissal. This is what happens when greedy corporations go after Indigenous women grounded in the power of Prayer,...
October 8, 2018
In response to the Senate's confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement: The Center for Constitutional Rights...
September 25, 2018
The Activist Files is a podcast by the Center for Constitutional Rights where we feature the stories of people on the front lines fighting for justice, including activists, lawyers, and artists. We...
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...

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