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CCR in the News

October 16, 2018

CCR in the News

... The Rome Statute says that the ICC “shall authorise an investigation” if there is a “reasonable basis” to believe that crimes within its jurisdiction have been committed. During proceedings that led to the investigation and prosecution of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo , the court...
October 16, 2018

CCR in the News

... But lead attorney Pam Spees of the Center for Constitutional Rights , who is working on the case with Misha Mitchell, an attorney with the Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, doesn’t see the victory as hollow at all. Both see BBP ’s agreement to stop work on the land until the expropriation process is...
October 16, 2018

CCR in the News

... The Center for Constitutional Rights took up Mr C’s case and he was freed from detention on Wednesday. On Thursday, he filed paperwork to be reunited with his son. “Friday, the child should’ve been restored to his parent,” said Hellerstein. ... Read the full piece here.
October 16, 2018

CCR in the News

..."I already feel the pain going away," said the father after the hearing. "I feel very grateful with the judge who made the decision to give me my child and also with the people who are helping me, the lawyers, and mostly God." The father is only identified as Mr. C in court documents because of...
October 15, 2018

CCR in the News

...If Turkey, as an ally of the U.S., were to report a suspicion of support for terrorism, "surely it would result in placement on the list," says American attorney Shane Kadidal of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York. He says he would not be surprised if the U.S. "routinely treats...

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