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February 11, 2019 – On Friday, in a case asking a Manhattan court to direct Fordham University to recognize Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) as an official club, Fordham students filed a...

CCR in the News

February 15, 2019

CCR in the News

The September 2015 day that Ashker v. Brown was settled, Dolores Canales’ son had been held in solitary confinement for 15 years. “It was such an emotional morning,” Canales, a founder of the advocacy group California Families Against Solitary Confinement, recalls of the time spent sitting in an...
September 25, 2018

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The Activist Files is a podcast by the Center for Constitutional Rights where we feature the stories of people on the front lines fighting for justice, including activists, lawyers, and artists. We interview movement partners, our clients, and people using storytelling to create change, and look to...
CCR Blog
February 12, 2019

CCR in the News

..."The US government has a legal obligation and a moral responsibility to follow up on men who are transferred out of long-term military custody, and to ensure that they aren't tortured or killed," said Wells Dixon, a senior staff lawyer at the Center for Constitutional Rights and an expert on...
February 11, 2019

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The Center for Constitutional Rights meets with Congress Last week, Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vince Warren and Advocacy Director Nadia Ben-Youssef briefed progressive members of Congress on a range our issues, from Guantánamo to Palestine and the U.S.'s complicity in...
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February 4, 2019

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Our Legal Director Baher Azmy highlighted some of our greatest hits, and our Executive Director Vince Warren moderated a discussion with activist Joo-Hyun Kang, the director of Communities United for Police Reform (CPR); storyteller Kayhan Irani, an Emmy-award winning writer, performer, and Theater...
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