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Second Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Corporations Cannot Stop Release of Government Documents February 8, 2017, New York – Today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed an appeal by private...

CCR in the News

June 13, 2016

Blog Post

All day yesterday I got text messages from queer friends. “Are you OK?” “OMG it could have been me.” “I had two friends who were there.” “How are you holding up?” “I used to go to Pulse all the time.” “Are you safe? Are you with family?” And by family, we mean other LGBTQI people, because too often...
CCR Blog
February 24, 2017

CCR in the News

...“We're sponsoring and participating in Friday's action because lawyers, like everyone else, need to be counted upon to stand up to any and all illegal actions of this and future presidencies,” Vince Warren, the executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, told AlterNet. “There is...
February 23, 2017

Blog Post

To mark the 23rd of the month, invoking the 23 hours per day that prisoners spend in their cells in the SHU, activists throughout California are taking action to bring attention to prison conditions. Below Richard Wembe Johnson , a named plaintiff in CCR's lawsuit challenging longterm solitary...
CCR Blog
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February 15, 2017

CCR in the News

...In Maryland, opponents of anti-BDS legislation include Muslim, Jewish and Christian advocacy organizations working together to promote a better future for all in the Middle East. Civil rights giants like the ACLU and the Center for Constitutional Rights have also weighed in against the bills...
February 15, 2017

CCR in the News

... The vast majority of “terrorists” cited in the CIS study were convicted for providing “material support” to designated terrorist organizations, not for actually planning or committing acts of violence. According to the Center for Constitutional Rights , the material-support statute, one of the...

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