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June 26, 2017, New York – In response to the Supreme Court’s decision to review Trump’s Muslim ban, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement: While we are gratified that...

CCR in the News

June 26, 2017

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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! “I fear our house is...
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June 23, 2017

Blog Post

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 , Michael Zaharibu Dorrough , a class member in Ashker v. Governor of California ,...
CCR Blog
June 21, 2017

CCR in the News

Several days a week, columnist James Gill exemplifies the mediocre writing, faulty arguments, and ignorance of basic facts that too often pass for commentary in The New Orleans Advocate . Gill was far out of his depth on June 1, when he attacked Norris Henderson, a passionate advocate and reformer...
June 20, 2017

CCR in the News

The Supreme Court has ruled that six men detained after the September 11 attacks are not legally able to sue top officials from the Bush administration. The men, who are of Arab or South Asian descent and in the U.S. illegally, were detained with hundreds of others and held for periods of between...
June 19, 2017

CCR in the News

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to former President George W. Bush's attorney general, FBI chief and other officials, ruling they cannot be sued over the treatment of detainees, mainly Muslims, rounded up in New York after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The justices, in a 4-2...

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