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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. Jim Crow Policing

    New York Times 02/04/2010 - 14:22

    The New York City Police Department needs to be restrained. The nonstop humiliation of young black and Hispanic New Yorkers, including children, by police officers who feel no obligation to treat them fairly or with…

  2. Guantanamo Panel Submits Detainee Plan

    Philadelphia Inquirer 01/26/2010 - 13:23

    At least 80 Guantanamo Bay detainees would be brought to the United States to face trial, military commissions, or continued imprisonment without charge, under the recommendations of a presidential task force, two government officials said…

  3. Judge Orders New York to Correct Bias in Fire Department

    New York Times 01/22/2010 - 13:36

    A federal judge on Thursday ordered the City of New York to remedy years of discriminatory hiring in the Fire Department by giving hundreds of black and Latino applicants jobs, along with years of retroactive…

  4. 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.

  5. 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. …

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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,…

  9. 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…

  10. U.S. Dilemma: Yemeni Detainees At Guantanamo

    NPR.org 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…