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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. Probe Begins in Trashing of Tapes

    Philadelphia Inquirer12/10/2007 - 14:07

    The Justice Department and the CIA's internal watchdog unit yesterday began a joint prehminary inquiry into the spy agency's destruction of hundreds of hours of videotapes showing interrogations of top operatives of al-Qaeda.

  2. Detainee Rights are Debated

    The Miami Herald12/10/2007 - 14:03

    In a potentially landmark case, at least four justices cast doubt on administration efforts to deny Guantanamo Bay detainees traditional legal rights.

  3. Gitmo Returns to High Court

    Chicago Tribune12/10/2007 - 14:01

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday will take another shot at resolving some of the questions surrounding the prison camp, which for many critics has become an international symbol of unchecked executive power and human-rights abuses.

  4. Justices to Review a Key Habeas Corpus Case

    The National Law Journal12/10/2007 - 13:47

    On December 5, CCR and co-counsel will argue in the Supreme Court what is perhaps the most important habeas case in modern history.

  5. FDNY Pool More Diverse

    Newsday12/10/2007 - 13:44

    Mayor Bloomberg claims progress in diversification of FDNY, but the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Vulcan Society remain skeptical.

  6. Prosecutors Reject Rumsfeld Case

    Washington Post12/10/2007 - 13:35

    The Paris prosecutors' office has dismissed a suit against Donald Rumsfeld accusing the former U.S. defense secretary of toture, human rights groups who brought the case said yesterday.

  7. Some Cleared Guantanamo Inmates Stay in Custody

    Boston Globe12/10/2007 - 13:25

    About a quarter of the detainees who were cleared to leave the Guantanamo Bay prison after hearings in 2005 and 2006 remain in custody, raising questions among inmates and their lawyers about the legitimacy of…

  8. Coalition Rips ICE's Raids as Illegal and Unfair

    Daily News12/10/2007 - 13:20

    An anti-raids coalition in New York, of which the Center for Constitutional Rights is a member, has put out a document denouncing the excessive force and flagrant violation of rights that have become the trademarks…

  9. Torture Complaint Against Rumsfeld Filed in France

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette11/15/2007 - 16:43

    CCR and human rights groups have filed a complaint in France accusing former defense secretary Donald Rumsfled of war crimes.

  10. Suit Accuses Blackwater of War Crimes in Shooting Deaths

    New York Times11/15/2007 - 16:36

    The Center for Constitutional Rights has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Iraqi shooting victims' families charging U.S. private military contractor Blackwater with war crimes.