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February 5, 2020, New York – Today, Chinyere Ezie , a civil rights attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, announced she had reached an agreement with the luxury fashion house Prada over...

CCR in the News

February 26, 2020

CCR in the News

...The court also ordered the NYPD to begin tracking and investigating complaints of racial profiling. As of June 2019, the police department had failed to substantiate a single claim. (Zimroth has been working with the police department to significantly improve those procedures, as outlined in his...
February 26, 2020

CCR in the News

... Katherine Gallagher came to talk to us just after speaking at the hearings at the International Criminal Court (ICC) into the judges’ decision not to allow a formal investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. The investigation has huge political ramifications because it potentially...
February 21, 2020

CCR in the News

...Overall, although the request for an investigation satisfied the ICC’s jurisdiction and admissibility requirements, “the current circumstances of the situation in Afghanistan are such as to make the prospects for a successful investigation and prosecution extremely limited” and would be unlikely...
February 21, 2020

CCR in the News

... It was Chinyere Ezie, a civil rights lawyer who first posted pictures of the blackface figurines from what Prada called its “Pradamalia'' line. After a massive social media upheaval, they pulled the items from its shelves and created a “diversity council” that includes sculptor Theaster Gates...
February 21, 2020

CCR in the News

... When Darius Charney saw this speech, he was skeptical of Bloomberg’s remorse. Starting in 2008, he and his colleagues at the Center for Constitutional Rights had spent five years suing the city of New York for its use of stop and frisk. They eventually won the case, but Bloomberg fought them...

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