CCR in the News

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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. Court Says Paramilitary Commander Must Be Tried in U.S. Before Returning to Haiti.

    The New York Times10/16/2007 - 12:45

    State Supreme Court orders that Haitian commander Toto must stand trial in U.S.

  2. 'Supermax' Transfers Must Get Hearing

    Associated Press10/16/2007 - 12:44

    6th U.S. circuit court of appeals rules that prison inmates cannot be transferred to a super-maximum prison without a hearing.

  3. Soldiers Challenging Stop Loss Policy

    The Boston Globe10/16/2007 - 12:42

    CCR brings first class action law suit on behalf of 8 U.S. soldiers subject to stop loss orders.

  4. Eight Soldiers Plan to Sue Over Army Tours of Duty

    The New York Times10/16/2007 - 12:41

    CCR provides legal support for 8 U.S. soldiers prevented from returning home to challenge the army's stop-loss policy.

  5. Ex- Detainees Sue Companies for their Role in Abuse Case

    The New York Times10/16/2007 - 12:38

    Titan Corporation and CACI International Inc. accused of illegal conduct in Iraq. 

  6. Two Contractors Accused of Roles in Iraq Jail Abuse

    Wall Street Journal10/16/2007 - 12:36

    Human Rights lawyers file suit against two U.S. defense contractors in Iraq for alleged roles in abuse in Iraq.

  7. 12 Detainees Sue Rumsfeld in Germany, Citing Abuse

    The New York Times10/16/2007 - 12:34

    Lawyers ask German prosecutor to investigate Rumsfeld and other officials for war crimes in Iraq and Cuba.

  8. A Different Brand of Warfare

    U.S. News10/16/2007 - 12:24

    CCR accuses Rumsfeld and senior officials of human rights abuses in post 9-11 torture.

  9. Michael Ratner: Gonzales "Has His Hand Deep in the Blood of the Conspiracy of Torture"

    Democracy Now!10/12/2007 - 15:51

    Transcript of interview with Michael Ratner about Gonzales' role in laying the legal groundwork for torture at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo.

  10. Gonzales Named To Succeed Ashcroft as Attorney General

    The Washington Post10/12/2007 - 15:49

    A likely confirmation by the Senate would make Alberto Gonzales the first Hispanic attorney general in U.S. history.