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  1. Israel walks back barring Human Rights Watch worker from countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    ... his biography. Before joining Human rights Watch in 2016, Shakir was a legal fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights, an organization that has filed war crimes lawsuits against former Israeli defense minister Moshe Ya'alon and former director ...

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  2. Citing a bias,a Israel denies visa to Human Rights Watch regional directorRead the original story

    Friday | Jewish Community Voice

    ... officials . Before joining Human rights Watch in 2016, Shakir was a legal fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights, an organization has filed war crimes lawsuits against former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and former director of the ...

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  3. ACLU sues Milwaukee, widening challenge to police stop-and-friskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Reuters

    ... come from the Justice Department," said ACLU attorney Nusrat Choudhury. Darius Charney, a Center for Constitutional Rights attorney who brought the case in New York, said he expects civil society groups to start intervening in Obama-era police ...

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  4. Ten Examples of Direct Resistance to Stop Government RaidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Common Dreams

    ... of grassroots organizing in local communities. Bill Quigley is Associate Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights and a law professor at Loyola University New Orleans. He is a Katrina survivor and has been active in human rights in Haiti for ...

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  5. Use of ruses by immigration agents are under fire in L.A. and around the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... se or whether someone was taken into custody as a result. The Immigrant Defense Project and Center for Constitutional Rights, along with other

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  6. Fordham Retaliates Against Student for Protesting SJP BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Indybay.org

    ... called on Fordham, and Dean Eldredge, to recognize SJP. In January, Palestine Legal and the Center for Constitutional Rights notified Fordham that its censorship of SJP violated free speech and academic freedom guarantees. Fordham's contempt for the ...

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  7. Trump immigration policies draw rapid legal-tech responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | ABA Journal

    ... other organizations have come aboard as hackathon partners with CUNY Clear, including the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Urban Justice Center's International Refugee Assistance Project. More than 130 participants have signed up to take ...

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  8. Friends, Family & Colleagues of Famed Civil Rights Attorney Set for KUNSTLER Talk Backs Off-BroadwayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... PBS. William Kunstler, along with Arthur Kinoy, Morty Stavis and Bill Smith , founded the Center for Constitutional Rights, a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change. ...

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  9. Conservative Media Embrace Bogus "Terror Study" to Justify Trump's Travel BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Nation

    ... organizations, not for actually planning or committing acts of violence. According to the Center for Constitutional Rights , the material support statute, one of the most controversial measures in the USA PATRIOT Act, criminalizes "the provision of ...

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  10. 25 Legal Organizations to Hold #LawStrikesBack Actions at Courthouses ...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | National Lawyers Guild

    ... National Lawyers Guild Abolitionist Law Center Black and Pink Black Movement Law Project Center for Constitutional Rights Civil Liberties Defense Center Defending Dissent Foundation/Bill of Rights Defense Committee Human Rights Defense Center ...

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  11. Trump Launches 'Blue Lives Matter Regime' with New Executive Orders on Law EnforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Truthdig

    ... on" alongside drug trafficking and violent crime. Vincent Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, tells "Democracy Now!" that this is "the beginnings of what we are calling a blue lives matter regime."

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  12. 11 Million Undocumented: A Look at Sanctuary and Immigration Policy in the Trump EraRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    ... Deputy Director of the Immigrant Defense Project; Ghita Schwarz, staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights; Carlos Alvarez, education and immigration activist For More Information: ICE Raids Toolkit, Immigrant Defense Project and the ...

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  13. Trump Launches "Blue Lives Matter Regime" with Three New Executive Orders on Law EnforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Democracy Now

    ... a blue lives matter regime," explains our guest, Vincent Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights. The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 ...

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  14. Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump's Muslim Ban, Says "No Evidence" of Attacks from 7 Listed CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Democracy Now

    ... to the U.S. Supreme Court. We get reaction from Vincent Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights. "It is the veracity of the administration that is at stake," Warren says. The original content of this program is licensed ...

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  15. These photographers are selling photos to incite change, #Resist by Noor ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | The Washington Post

    ... marks its 10th anniversary, the agency will donate a share of the print sale profits to the Center for Constitutional Rights, a non-profit U.S. agency that uses law to positively affect social change. The Noor photographers chose images from their ...

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  16. CCR Executive Director Applauds Muslim Ban Court RulingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | PressReleasePoint

    February 9, 2017, New York - In response to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling on Trump's Muslim Ban, Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vince Warren issued the following statement: We applaud the 9th Circuit for standing up to Trump's radical executive overreach and unconstitutional Muslim travel ban. In the chaos loosed by this administration, people with valid green cards and visas were detained for hours in airports around the country without food or access to lawyers, coerced into signing away the entry status they had been given, and forcibly carried onto planes to be deported.

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  17. 9th Circuit Judges Rule 3-0 Against Reinstating Donald Trump's Muslim BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Democracy Now

    ... order until it is permanently dismantled." Vince Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights: "We applaud the 9th Circuit for standing up to Trump's radical executive overreach and unconstitutional Muslim travel ban. In the ...

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  18. Private Prison Corporations Thrown Out of CourtRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | PressReleasePoint

    February 8, 2017, New York - Today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed an appeal by private prison corporations seeking to block the release of government documents about their immigration detention practices. A federal judge ruled in July, in a case brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Detention Watch Network , that under the Freedom of Information Act the government must release details of its contracts with private prison corporations.

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  19. US officials accused of mistreating immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | RTE.ie

    ... seven mainly-Muslim countries. The Kathryn O Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic and the Center for Constitutional Rights detailed 28 cases, many in which people holding legal visas were required to sign forms accepting their loss of visa and ...

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  20. Abuses by Border Patrol Related to Muslim Ban Order: Complaint Submitted to DHS InspectorRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | PressReleasePoint

    February 7, 2017, New York - A complaint documenting the systematic deprivation of rights at airports around the country over the past ten days in connection with Donald Trump's January 27, 2017 Muslim Ban executive order was submitted last night by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Twenty-six accounts of these abuses were submitted as part of a formal complaint to the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security , which is conducting an investigation.

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