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CCR in the News

October 15, 2021

Blog Post

From our offices on occupied Lenape territory in lower Manhattan, we stand in solidarity with the nearly seven million Indigenous people in this country...
CCR Blog
September 27, 2021

Blog Post

Twenty years after the U.S. declared its “War on Terror,” civil rights lawyers and advocates sent the Biden administration a memorandum covering a range of federal policies and programs,
CCR Blog
October 10, 2021

CCR in the News

..."We may never be able to fully measure the magnitude and scale of the harm done by Formosa around the world—both in terms of the damage it has wrought to the environment as well as basic human rights," Pam Spees, an international human rights attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights,...
October 8, 2021

CCR in the News

...Although many of those who were held had come into the U.S. illegally or overstayed visas, “it was unlikely that most if not all” would have been pursued if not for the attack investigation, the report said. The “blunderbuss approach” of rounding up Muslims and presuming there would be...
October 8, 2021

CCR in the News

...Under the current habeas process, the government can withhold certain classified evidence from a detainee and his lawyers, including information obtained in counterterrorism raids. If the Constitution’s due process clause applies, detainees like Hela will have greater access to the evidence...

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