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Private Prison Corporations Fail to Prevent Release of Immigration Detention Documents April 12, 2017, New York – Last night, the two largest private prison corporations in the U.S. suffered their...

CCR in the News

June 30, 2015

Blog Post

When Laverne I. and her husband were stopped by the NYPD while simply walking down the street, she asked one of the officers for his badge number as they began to search her husband’s pockets. The officer told her, “ My badge number is `fuck you .’” Stories like Laverne’s were extremely common...
CCR Blog
April 24, 2017

Blog Post

This is CCR's weekly "Frontlines of Justice" news round-up, keeping you in the loop about what we've been up to and what's coming soon. Check it out every Monday, your one-stop-shop for CCR opinions, news coverage, reports from court appearances, upcoming events, and more! Reform in name only with...
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April 24, 2017

CCR in the News

...But lawyers including Darius Charney of the Center for Constitutional Rights and Angel Harris of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund said the year-long pilot program was vague about when officers must use cameras. In a letter to U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres in Manhattan, they said...
April 24, 2017

CCR in the News

...In 2013, the CCR won a landmark ruling against the NYPD that found the its stop-and-frisk policies violated the 4th and 14th amendments rights of black and latino men, who were unfairly targeted by the practice. The court ordered a series of reforms, one of which was implementing a body camera...
April 20, 2017

Blog Post

Originally posted on Huffington Post . Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump made no secret of his hostility toward movements that have drawn attention to police violence, challenged the confluence of immigration and local law enforcement, and called for meaningful police reform and...
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Jeff Sessions testifies before Congress

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May 5, 2015