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October 23, 2017

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To mark the 23rd of the month, invoking the 23 hours per day that prisoners spend isolated in special housing units, activists throughout California are taking action to bring attention to prison conditions. Below, Jeff Gomez , a class member in Ashker v. Governor of California , shares his...
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CA Corcoran State Prison
October 23, 2017

CCR in the News

In the aftermath of one of the most devastating hurricanes to hit the Texas coast in years, one city is requiring all applicants for relief money to provide in writing a guarantee they do not and will not support the boycott of Israel. Located thirty miles southeast of Houston, the city of...
October 23, 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! #NoMuslimBanEver: Taking...
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October 20, 2017

CCR in the News

A court-appointed monitor overseeing changes for the New York Police Department has asked a judge to enshrine a new evaluation system for officers that de-emphasizes the number of street stops they make and focuses instead on the lawfulness of those encounters. The monitor, Peter L. Zimroth ,...
October 18, 2017

CCR in the News

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit last week on behalf of a Kansas public school teacher who, as a condition for taking her job, was required under a new state law to declare that she would not engage in boycotts of Israel. The law is just one in a growing list of measures in...

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