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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. Stop-And-Frisks At All-Time High

    Metro, February 14 2012 02/14/2012 - 16:15

    New data released by the New York City Police Department shows that police stopped and frisked more people in 2011 than any other year in history.  The police tactic has long been criticized…

  2. NDAA Does Not Comply With Constitution

    Homeland Security News Wire, February 8 201202/08/2012 - 16:53

    Shayana Kadidal, the senior managing attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, speaks with Homeland Security NewsWire’s executive editor Eugene K. Chow; Kadidal discusses the legal challenges of closing Guantanamo Bay, the…

  3. Federal Court to Decide Whether Former Abu Ghraib Prisoners Can Sue U.S. Contractors for Damages

    ABC News, February 3 2012 02/03/2012 - 16:00

    Eight years after the release of shocking photographs depicting detainee abuse in Iraq's famed Abu Ghraib prison, a federal appeals court in Virginia is grappling with whether former Iraqi prisoners can bring a…

  4. ACLU Sues To Force Release Of Drone Attack Records

    The Washington Post, February 1 2012 02/02/2012 - 16:13

    The American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal court Wednesday to force the Obama administration to release records related to the killing of U.S. citizens in drone attacks in Yemen last year.…

  5. Florida Legislature Drops Anti-Videotaping Language

    Los Angeles Times, January 26 2012 01/27/2012 - 16:01

    The Florida legislature has dropped a controversial provision that would have made it a crime to photograph or videotape on agricultural facilities without consent.

  6. Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act Threatens Activism

    Jurist, January 23 2012 01/25/2012 - 14:11

    Will Potter, an independent journalist who specializes in the topic of eco-terrorism, says the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act classification of activists as terrorists threatens to end activism, in part to stem corporate profit loss.

  7. Gitmo: 10 Years Of Injustice And Disgrace

    CNN, January 11 201201/17/2012 - 13:46

    On the tenth anniversary of Guantanamo bay detention center, CCR Executive Director, Vince Warren, discusses a decade of injustice and disgrace, emphasizing the importance of closing the detention center.

  8. Guantánamo: Still A Part Of America's Conscience, A Decade On

    The Guardian, January 10 201201/17/2012 - 13:45

    Guantanamo remains a part of America’s conscience ten years later. Despite Obama’s promises, some 171 inmates remain at Guantanamo bay after 600 were released. Only six detainees were ever convicted.

  9. Guantánamo at 10: The Defeat Of Liberty By Fear

    The Guardian, January 11 201201/11/2012 - 16:48

    CCR President, Michael Ratner, discusses Guantanamo's 10th anniversary and the deterioration of civil and human rights in post-9/11 America, and the breakdown of a body politic that occurs when a country attacks its…

  10. Lawsuit Seeks Disclosure of Guantánamo Interrogation Videos

    CNN, January 10 201201/10/2012 - 16:59

    A legal group filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on Monday asking that videotapes showing the interrogation of a terror detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, be made public.