CCR in the News

Print Friendly and PDF

Attorney Shayana Kadidal fields questions regarding Vulcan Soceity v. FDNY.

An up-to-date archive of major press coverage of CCR's work and opinion pieces. Articles are available either on the original publisher's site or as a PDF.

  1. Torture on Death Row

    Huffington Post10/09/2013 - 14:03

    by Vincent Warren Originally published here.

  2. Iraqi Birth Defects Covered Up?

    Huffington Post, by CCR Cooperating Attorney Jeena Shah10/04/2013 - 00:00

    "This week, one of the world's most renowned and respected medical journals, The Lancet, joined the chorus of epidemiologists challenging the credibility of a recently-released report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and …

  3. Pelican Bay: Solitary confinement is pure torture

    San Jose Mercury News09/25/2013 - 00:00

     "On Thursday a federal judge will consider whether a lawsuit challenging long-term solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison should be certified as a class action. Filed on behalf of 10 prisoners who have been…

  4. I 'Got Snatched': Daniel McGowan's Bizarre Trip Through America's Prison System

    Huffington Post 09/13/2013 - 15:22

     ... According to a lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights on behalf of a number of prisoners, the CMUs are analogous to solitary confinement -- an "experiment in social isolation" that allows corrections officials…

  5. Calls for Iraq War Accountability amid Syria Debate

    FireDogLike by Laura Raymond09/13/2013 - 00:00

     "As the country has been debating military intervention in Syria, the airwaves and blogosphere, conversations on the street and phone calls to Congress have rightly been filled with talk of the catastrophe caused by the…

  6. U.S. militarism does not advance human rights, by CCR Legal Director Baher Azmy08/30/2013 - 00:00

     "Evidence of chemical weapons attacks on civilian populations in Syria last week added a barbarous dimension to an already heart-wrenching humanitarian disaster that has been unfolding in Syria over the past two years. The Obama…

  7. The barbaric treatment of a true patriot, by CCR Executive Director Vincent Warren08/21/2013 - 00:00

    "It has been a very bad week for democracy. In particular, it has been a bad week for Americans who have placed the right of the people to know what their government is doing above…

  8. As Critics United, Stalled Battle Against Frisking Tactic Took Off

    The New York Times, J. David Goodman08/14/2013 - 13:48

    As the Police Department performed a mounting number of stops on New York streets, voices of opposition, slow and scattershot, struggled to be heard. Complaints, mostly from minority areas, never quite coalesced into a movement. Police…

  9. Stop-and-Frisk Practice Violated Rights, Judge Rules

    The New York Times, Joseph Goldstein08/12/2013 - 11:44

    In a repudiation of a major element in the Bloomberg administration’s crime-fighting legacy, a federal judge has found that the stop-and-frisk tactics of the New York Police Department violated the constitutional rights of minorities in…

  10. Worldwide Support Grows for Iraq Human Rights Hearing

    Truthout, Laura Raymond and Leah Todd07/29/2013 - 00:00

    "As toxins from US munitions and the burn pits the US military used to dispose of waste linger in Iraqi cities and villages, doctors and human rights advocates are reporting unprecedented and widespread medical problems…