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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.
Profile article on Rachel Meerpol, a lawyer for the Center for Constitutional Rights who represents Muslim immigrants suing the U.S.
The New York State Court of appeals will allow a lawsuit filed by CCR to proceed, which challenges the constitutionality of the NYSDOCS prison telephone contract.
A ruling by the State Court of Appeals overturned decisions by lower courts and ruled that a lower court must hear a suit filed by families of inmates, alleging that the state illegally charged exorbitant…
Spitzer stops phone companies and state from ripping off N.Y. inmates' families.
Governor Eliot Spitzer says excessive telephone charges paid by the families of state inmates will be reduced by April to the cost of regular calls.
DOCS's monopoly contract with MCI charge the families of prisoners up to 630% more than average consumer rates to accept collect calls from inmates.
A civil liberties group filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department and the National Security Agency in New York, claiming that the U.S. illegally spied on 16 lawyers representing Guantanamo Bay detainees.
The U.S. government filed a motion to dismiss a CCR lawsuit against the National Security Agency's warrantless wiretapping program.
On behalf of the Bush administration, the Justice Department claims that efforts to challenge the US domestic wiretapping program constitutes a threat to national security.
Federal magistrate in Brooklyn ruled that lawyers defending Ashcroft and other top officials must answer the question of whether or not the U.S. trial team and likely witnesses were aware of secret government monitoring of…