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CCR in the News

January 16, 2020

CCR in the News

... Solitary Watch reported that in 2011 “nearly all of the 1,100 men in the [segregation unit] at Pelican Bay State Prison had been in solitary for five years or more,” some for as many as twenty years. The dire conditions prompted a major lawsuit led by the Center for Constitutional Rights, along...
January 16, 2020

CCR in the News

...Migrant Justice is a Vermont-based human rights organization founded and led by immigrant farmworkers. The organization is a plaintiff in the lawsuit along with members Enrique Balcazar, Zully Palacios, and Victor Diaz, all of whom have been unlawfully targeted by ICE. Plaintiffs in the suit are...
January 15, 2020

CCR in the News

... Organizers of the “Justice Now: Close Guantánamo and End Torture” rally included Amnesty International USA, Witness Against Torture, Defending Rights & Dissent, Center for Constitutional Rights, CAIR, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, the World Can’t Wait, CodePink, National...
January 15, 2020

CCR in the News

... Organizers of the " Justice Now: Close Guantánamo and End Torture " rally included Amnesty International USA, Witness Against Torture, Defending Rights & Dissent, Center for Constitutional Rights, CAIR, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, the World Can't Wait, CodePink, National...
January 15, 2020

CCR in the News

... “Today, the court rejected the Trump administration’s claims that it cannot wait to implement its dangerous and discriminatory public charge policy,” said the team spearheading the lawsuit, led by Make the Road New York, The Legal Aid Society and the Center for Constitutional Rights. ... Read...

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