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November 18, 2019
Stand up for Indigenous rights in Bolivia The Center for Constitutional Rights and co-counsel are headed to Miami to represent our clients in a federal lawsuit brought against the former president of Bolivia, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada (“Goni”), and the former Minister of Defense, Carlos Sánchez Berzaín, in our case Mamani , et al . v . Sánchez de Lozada and Sánchez Berzaín . The case seeks accountability from the former officials for their roles in planning and ordering security forces in Bolivia to use deadly military force against unarmed civilians — almost all from the Indigenous Aymara...
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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