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From analysis and commentary by our experts to media coverage of our cases and reactions to breaking news stories, CCR is in the news and making news.

Press Releases

New Letter from Formosa Plastics Denies Access to Burial Grounds of Enslaved People May 22, 2020, St. James, LA — St. James residents today re-asserted their rights to visit burial grounds on...

CCR in the News

May 28, 2020

Blog Post

In the wake of a slew of incidents of anti-Black violence, it is more apparent than ever that especially during a pandemic our Black lives don’t matter. Just this week, George Floyd was killed after being profiled and brutalized by a white officer in Minneapolis. In an instant, the officer acted as...
CCR Blog
Black woman sits cross-legged on bed with head in hands
May 27, 2020

Blog Post

Trump's public charge rules will only exacerbate the coronavirus health crisis Last week, we joined New York State Attorney General Letitia James arguing (via videostream) before a federal district court judge in three related lawsuits challenging several Trump administration public charge rules,...
CCR Blog
May 14, 2020

CCR in the News

...What’s clear from the notorious death squad leader’s history with the U.S. and its own court system is that many influential people in several of our alphabet agencies do not want Constant on trial in any courtroom. The first time Constant’s ties to U.S. intelligence became a problem was the...
May 22, 2020

CCR in the News

... Rachel Meeropol, a senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights also representing the class, tells The Progressive that prison officials informed her that they had “taken some steps to improve their use of confidential information” under the extension. “But we are continuing to...
May 22, 2020

CCR in the News

... The Center for Constitutional Rights in 2012 filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Sexual Minorities Uganda, a Ugandan LGBTQ advocacy group, against Scott Lively, an evangelical pastor from Massachusetts. ... Read the full piece here .

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