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September 23, 2016

CCR in the News

CCR Executive Director talks about stop and frisk on All In With Chris Hayes.
September 23, 2016

CCR in the News

Shira Scheindlin, the federal judge who ruled three years ago that the New York City Police Department’s aggressive stop-and-frisk practices were unconstitutional , had a few words about Donald Trump ’s proposal to institute a similar policy nationwide. Trump’s idea sounded “so retrograde and so...
September 23, 2016

CCR in the News

... D arius Charney , lead counsel in the aforementioned class action lawsuit against NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy and senior staff attorney at CCR, suggested the practice would not be helpful in mitigating black-on-black crime. "For anybody who wants to address violence in poor, black communities...
September 23, 2016

Blog Post

Image: drawing by Marco Perez Today, the 23rd of the month, invoking the 23 hours per day that prisoners spend in their cells in the SHU, activists throughout California are taking action to bring attention to prison conditions. Below Marco Perez shares his experience of being released into the...
CCR Blog
September 23, 2016

CCR in the News

...Vincent Warren, the executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, which challenged New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy in court, said the tactic effectively treated “race as a proxy for criminality.” “The price of stopping every black person is intolerable to communities of color...

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