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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.

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Pipeline Protesters, Journalist, and Landowners Sue Over Louisiana Law M ay 22, 2019, Baton Rouge – Today, landowners, community members, environmental justice advocates, and a journalist filed a...

CCR in the News

May 20, 2019

Blog Post

We demanded transparency on Puerto Rico's undemocratic federal fiscal control board In January 2017, the Center for Constitutional Rights, along with Latino Justice/PRLDEF and the San Juan-based Center for Investigative Journalism (CPI), demanded government records concerning the appointments,...
CCR Blog
May 16, 2019

CCR in the News

... “The Trump administration is doing everything it can to sidestep its legal obligations to asylum seekers,” Baher Azmy , legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, said in a statement. “Instead, their focus has been on stripping these incredibly vulnerable populations of their...
May 16, 2019

CCR in the News

... Diala Shamas is an attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, where she represents Palestinians whose land is listed by Israeli settlers on Airbnb. “Distributing profits generated from illegal activities does nothing to remedy the situation,” she said. “Airbnb's obligation is to refrain...
May 16, 2019

CCR in the News

...“The thing all these people have in common is their activism on behalf of freedom for Palestinian people,” said Diala Shamas, a staff attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights, a legal advocacy group that advocates for Palestinian causes. “It’s troubling to see that we are in a place...
May 15, 2019

CCR in the News

... lawyers at the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a motion in Aref v. Session , a lawsuit challenging my father’s placement in the CMU. They have asked the judge to expunge the information that caused my father to be sent to the CMU, much of which was inaccurate. The lawsuit has been...

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