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Periodically, we gather significant developments and updates from the Center for Constitutional Rights in a concise newsletter that can bring a reader up to speed on work around all of our cases and issues.

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Spring 2014

In this issue:

  • Stop-and-Frisk Update
  • Vatican Forced to Answer to the UN
  • Letter from the Executive Director
  • Donor Spotlight: Bryan Kutner
  • GTMO: 12 Years and Still Fighting
  • Promoting First Amendment Rights of Activists
  • CCR in Brief
  • Update from an Ella: Jasmina Nogo

Winter 2013

In this issue:

  • Stop and Frisk Victory but the Fight for Justice Continues
  • CCR Victory Against Anti-Gay Extremist Advances LGBTI Rights Globally
  • Letter from the Executive Director
  • In Historic First, Vatican Summoned to Report Before UN
  • CCR In Court Challenging Executive's Targeted Killing Program
  • SCOTUS Limits the Applicability of the ATS, CCR Fights On
  • Bittersweet Progress at Guantánamo
  • The Human Impact of Pelican Bay Prison
  • CCR in Brief
  • Thank You to Annette Warren Dickerson
  • Update from an Ella: Ramzi Kassem
  • Top Ways You Can Support CCR This Holiday Season!

Spring 2013

In this issue:

  • Putting Stop-and-Frisk on Trial
  • A New Era in the War on Terror
  • Letter from the Executive Director
  • Guantánamo Client Profile: Tariq Ba Odah
  • Healing Iraq---And Iraq War Veterans
  • CCR Takes Anti-Gay Christian Right to Court
  • Justice Delayed, Not Denied
  • Challenging NYPD Surveillance and Islamophobia
  • Client Corner: New Pope, Same Old Story?
  • Ways You Can Support CCR
  • CCR in Brief
  • Update from an Ella: Aslihan Bulut
  • In Memoriam: Victor Honig and Donald Shaffer

Winter 2012

In this issue:

  • Human Rights Law at the Crossroads: Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum
  • Groundbreaking Progress Toward Accountability for Abu Ghraib Torture
  • Message from the Executive Director
  • "Why can't you just be reasonable?": Update on Bradley Manning and Julian Assange
  • Guantánamo: Victories and Challenges
  • Spotlight on CCR Client: The Vulcan Society
  • Update from an Ella: Peter L. Markowitz
  • CCR in Brief....
  • Challenging Human Rights Abuses in Post-Coup Honduras
  • Israel H. Lindenbaum: In Memoriam
  • Join CCR Board Vice President, Alex Rosenberg, on a trip to Cuba

Summer 2012

In this issue:

  • Class Action Challenge to Solitary Confinement
  • CCR Wins Class Certification in Case Challenging Stop-and-Frisk
  • CCR Welcomes Purvi Shah
  • Message from the Executive Director
  • Guantánamo: Setbacks and Victories
  • CACI Victory and Moving Forward
  • CCR Continues to Challenge Targeted Killing and Drones
  • CCR Trains (and Dances with) the Next Generation of People's Lawyers
  • Update from an Ella: Nikki Thanos
  • Doe v. Jindal Victory and New Case
  • CCR Donor Spotlight: Mitchel and Linda Bollag
  • Michael Ratner

Spring 2012

In this issue:

  • Exporting Hate: CCR Files Landmark Case Against U.S. Evangelical for Persecution in Uganda
  • CCR Takes on the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act
  • Update from an Ella: David Milton
  • From the Real Frontlines: Former Ella Bakers Deported for Taking Part in Pro-Democracy Demonstrations
  • Support of Occupy Wall Street
  • CCR and Allies Launch Communities United for Police Reform
  • President Obama Impedes Efforts to End Indefinite Detention
  • Victory in Washington State! Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed Over Boycott of Israeli Goods
  • Spain Investigates Bush Officials for Torture at GTMO
  • Pursuing Private Military Contractors for Torture at Abu Ghraib
  • Building the Case against Vatican Officials
  • Accountability for Yemeni Dictator Saleh
  • CCR Donor Spotlight

Winter 2011

In this issue:

  • CCR and SNAP Charge Vatican Officials With Crimes Against Humanity
  • Guantanamo Still Matters
  • "The City Still Doesn't Get It": Judge Rules again that the FDNY Hiring Process is Broadly Racially Discriminatory
  • CCR Congratulates Yemeni Activist and Ally Tawakkul Karman on Nobel Peace Prize
  • Frank Mugisha Receives Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award
  • Victory for the First Amendment! Settlement in Goodman, et al. v. St. Paul, et al.
  • CCR Supports Occupy Wall Street 
  • CCR Donor Spotlight

Summer 2011

In this issue:

  • Resisting "Secure" Communities
  • Good News in CCR's "Crime Against Nature" Case
  • Ten Years After 9/11 the Fight for Justice Continues
  • Case Against CCR Staff-Attorney Sunita Patel DISMISSED
  • The Fight for Justice and Accountability at GTMO Continues
  • CCR Welcomes Baher Azmy
  • Accountability in Honduras
  • Ella Baker Program Expands
  • Challenge to CMUs Advances
  • CCR Challenges Unconstitutional New Law in Michigan
  • CCR Donor Spotlight

Spring 2011

In this issue:

  • Guantanamo: 9 Years of Arbitrary and Indefinite Detention
  • CCR Closes in on Bush and Co.
  • Human Rights in Haiti - 1 Year Later
  • Message from the Executive Director
  • Thank You to Our Donors
  • Judge Rules the US has Authority to Carry Out Targeted Killings
  • CCR Challenges Louisiana's Archaic Crime Against Nature Statute
  • Secure Communities or Racial Profiling?
  • The Gregory H. Finger Fellowship for Racial Justice
  • CCR Donor Spotlight

Fall/Winter 2010

In this issue:

  • CCR and the ACLU Join in Lawsuit to Challenge Targeted Killings
  • The New McCarthyism? CCR Challenges the "Green Scare"
  • Message from the Executive Director
  • Standing for Racial Justice: CCR's Latest Victories and Challenges
  • Ensuring the Rights of Immigrants: A Critical Battle for Racial Justice
  • Progress in Effort to Hold Private Military Contractors Accountable for Abuse
  • An Agent is Knocking: CCR Responds to Increased FBI Raids of Activists
  • The Gregory H. Finger Racial Justice Fellowship
  • Thank You to Our Donors
  • The Copelon Fund for Gender Justice

Winter 2009

In this issue:

  • Local Police and Federal Authorities Crack Down on Protesters at G-20 Meetings
  • Standing Up for ACORN
  • Guantánamo Detainees under Obama
  • Shocking Revelations against Blackwater
  • Justice Delayed for Maher Arar in the U.S.
  • Message from the Executive Director
  • Ways to Give
  • CCR’s Accountability Project
  • Victory Settlement for Detained Immigrants
  • Racial Justice for NYC Firefighters
  • Black Firefighters Lawsuit Scheduled for Trial
  • Supreme Court Fight to Stop Criminalizing Humanitarian Aid
  • CCR Mourns the Passing of Marilyn Clement, Rick Wagner

Spring 2009

In this issue:

  • Wiwa v Shell: CCR Begins a Landmark Trial for Corporate Accountability
  • Guantanamo Litigation Update
  • 100 Days Campaign Policy Papers
  • Arar v. Ashcroft Oral Argument
  • CACI and Titan/L3 Updates
  • CCR in New Orleans
  • CCR Releases NYPD Racial Profiling Data
  • Accountability Time: Prosecute Bush Officials
  • Renowned Activist Lawyer Bill Quigley to Join CCR as Legal Director
  • Black Firefighters Lawsuit Scheduled for Trial
  • Donor Spotlight: Salah and Catherine Al-Askari
  • Victory for Mentally Ill Immigration Detainee
  • In Memoriam: John Leonard; Edwin Salpeter

Winter 2008

In this issue:

  • Challenging Racial Profiling by the New York City Police
  • New Report Described Shattered Lives of Released Guantanamo Detainees
  • After 12 Year Wait, Shell Ordered to Trial
  • Notorious Death Squad Leader Constant Found Guilty
  • CCR Increases European Presence in Effort to Secure Protection for Detainees
  • Guantanamo Uighur Detainees Hopes Dashed
  • Algerian Detainees Ordered Released
  • New Board Member: Chandra Bhatnagar
  • CCR Forces NYC to Pay $2M to Illegally Arrested Anti-War Protesters
  • Rehearing the Case of Maher Arar: Holding US Officials Accountable
  • Donor Spotlight: S. Chic Wolk
  • CCR's' Plans for the New Year
  • Top Ways to Support CCR

Summer 2008

In this issue:

  • Military Commission Charges Against CCR Guantánamo Client Dismissed
  • CCR Scores Victory in Protecting the Right to Dissent
  • Defending Domestic 9/11 Detainees in Court
  • Challenging the Green Scare
  • Holding Military Contractors Accountable
  • Supporters and CCR Fellows Honored
  • Fighting Racial Profiling
  • Foundation Funders
  • Donor Spotlight: Alice McGrath

Winter 2007

In this issue:

  • CCR Returns to Supreme Court over Guantánamo
  • Holding Private Security Contractors Accountable: The Case Against Blackwater
  • Letter from the Executive Director
  • Victory Against CACI
  • Filing Charges Against Rumsfeld
  • CCR Welcomes New Board Members
  • Guantánamo
  • Maher Arar
  • Pakistan and the U.S.
  • Victory for the LA 8
  • CCR’s New Website
  • New Orleans
  • New Board Members
  • Donor Spotlight: Barbara and Bert Aubrey

Winter 2006

In this issue:

  • CCR Files Suit over NSA Domestic Spying
  • Telephone Justice Update
  • Hungry for Justice: Vigil in Solidarity with Detainees
  • Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa
  • Farewell to Ron Daniels
  • Cuba Travel: Know Before You Go
  • CCR Welcomes New Board Members
  • Foundation Thank You's
  • CCR Lawyers Go The Extra Mile: Guantanamo and the Middle East
  • Why Habeas Matters
  • Court Stripping Act
  • Donor Spotlight: Tina Rasnow

 

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