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November 11, 2019

Blog Post

Earlier this year in June, Dr. Scott Warren walked away from the Tucson federal courthouse a free man. The DOJ had charged him with harboring, arguing that he deserved up to twenty years in prison for providing humanitarian aid to two near-death migrants in the Arizona desert. At trial, Warren...
CCR Blog
November 11, 2019

Blog Post

We denounce Israel's decision to deport Human Rights Watch director Omar Shakir In response to Israel’s Supreme Court decision upholding the order for human rights defender Omar Shakir, of Human Rights Watch, to leave Israel, we issued the following statement: The Israeli court's decision to allow...
CCR Blog
October 24, 2019

CCR in the News

...“Without further action from Chief Justice Roberts, the mandate issued and jurisdiction returned to the district court,” the status report said. Chief Justice Roberts denied CACI’s stay application Oct. 23. Center for Constitutional Rights, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, and Akeel...
November 8, 2019

CCR in the News

... Last year, Israel denied entry to four human rights leaders from the United States who were visiting Israel and the West Bank to better understand the situation on the ground. The members who were deported include Vincent Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR...
November 8, 2019

CCR in the News

...Darius Charney, a lawyer for the plaintiffs in the litigation that curbed the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy , offered Chief Shea a three-item to-do list. To gain the trust of those pushing for police reforms, Mr. Charney said, the new commissioner would need to act on the...

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