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Cohort will be working in the Legal and Communications Departments July 17, 2018, New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights welcomed 14 interns this summer: 12 are in the Ella Baker Summer...

CCR in the News

July 17, 2018

CCR in the News

...“So if we have 100 years of war,” as there were between France and England in the 14 th – 15 th centuries, Judge Hogan asked, “can these same detainees be held that whole time?” “Yes, your honor,” said Wiltsie. “We could hold them for 100 years if the conflict lasts for 100 years.” This exchange...
July 17, 2018

CCR in the News

...Vincent Warren , Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights “Two central questions that are likely to be raised in the near future are whether a sitting president can be indicted, and the extent to which the scope of presidential pardon power includes the president’s ability to...
July 12, 2018

CCR in the News

..."If you look at the data over these many years, it clearly shows the police department is not accurate in saying that the do it everywhere. The overwhelming majority is being done in overwhelmingly black neighborhoods and these traffic checkpoints don't seem to have any correlation to traffic...
July 16, 2018

Blog Post

Guantánamo: there have to be limits, detainees must be released Last Wednesday, we argued before a federal judge in Washington D.C. to challenge Donald Trump's ongoing detention of men at Guantánamo : the 11 petitioners in our case have been detained without charge for over a decade and are without...
CCR Blog
July 13, 2018

CCR in the News

...Twenty-six prisoners at Guantánamo remain detained without charge or trial, including the eight men represented in court Wednesday, who have been at Guantánamo between 10 and 16 years. Two of them have been cleared for release by a government review panel. Lawyers from the Center for...

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