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

An up-to-date list of major press coverage of CCR's work, "CCR in the News" provides summaries of each article's content, the publication and publication date, as well as a scanned version of the original article. The scanned articles can be viewed or downloaded as pdf files.

Currently "CCR in the News" covers the last two years of our major press coverage.

  1. Bill Quigley: “Ten Things the U.S. Can and Should Do For Haiti”

    Democracy Now! 01/19/2010 - 13:59

    Ten Things from CCR's Bill Quigley That the U.S. Can and Should Do For Haiti.

  2. Judge Cites Discrimination in N.Y. Fire Dept.

    New York Times 01/14/2010 - 14:59

    A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that New York City intentionally discriminated against black applicants to the Fire Department by continuing to use an exam that it had been told put them at a disadvantage. …

  3. New York Times Re-runs Retracted Story on Guantanamo Detainees' "Return to Terror"

    Huffington Post 01/07/2010 - 15:07

    The New York Times has rerun an absurd story claiming that 1 in 7 Guantanamo detainees have "returned" to terrorism. By CCR lawyer Shayana Kadidal.

  4. Obama's Guantanamo Problems Pile Up

    BBC 01/06/2010 - 16:43

    US President Barack Obama's decision to suspend the repatriation of Yemeni prisoners from Guantanamo Bay is another blow to his hopes of closing the camp within the foreseeable future.

  5. Extra, Extra--Read All About ACORN

    The Nation 01/06/2010 - 16:18

    According to a Congressional Research Service report, "The controversial community organizing group Acorn has not broken any laws in the last five years." McCarthyite tactics were used in the targeting of ACORN in the media. Furthermore,…

  6. President Obama should press on with Guantánamo closure and repatriate innocent men cleared for release

    The Hill Blog 01/05/2010 - 16:51

    By Leili Kashani, CCR. After the Flight 253 attack, does it still make sense to close Guantanamo? It is crucial to remember that the vast majority of the men at Guantánamo should never have been…

  7. U.S. Dilemma: Yemeni Detainees At Guantanamo 01/05/2010 - 16:12

    The Obama administration has always acknowledged that the Yemeni population at Guantanamo presents one of the most significant challenges to closing the prison camp. Of the 198 men currently at the detention center, 91 are…

  8. U.S. Lawyers Knew About Legal Pitfalls in Blackwater Case

    New York Times 01/05/2010 - 15:59

    The legal problem cited by the judge when he threw out the indictments against Blackwater guards was obvious to American government lawyers within days of the shooting. “It is regrettable that the prosecutors didn’t have…

  9. Judge throws out Blackwater guards' charges in Iraqi deaths

    Los Angeles Times 01/05/2010 - 15:55

    The private contractors are accused of killing 17 unarmed civilians in Baghdad in a 2007 case that sparked an outcry. A judge says using statements from the Americans was a violation of their rights.

  10. Panel Rejects Claims by Aliens of Unlawful Prolonged Detention

    New York Law Journal 12/22/2009 - 15:59

    In Turkmen v. Ashcroft, a case filed on behalf of Arab and Muslim non-citizens who were subjected to prolonged and abusive detention in the wake of 9/11, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second…