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  1. Administration Calls for Action on Detainees

    New York Times 07/28/2008 - 12:13

    After the Center for Constitutional Rights' major victory in Boumediene v. Bush, the Bush administration is trying to prevent the courts from moving forward with the Guantanamo detainees' habeas petitions by getting Congress to involve…

  2. Mukasey: Congress should set rules for detainees

    Associated Press 07/28/2008 - 12:07

    While Attorney General Mukasey wants Congress to establish the rules for the habeas trials of Guantanamo detainees, the Center for Constitutional Rights points out that this is only another diversion that would prevent the courts…

  3. A move to take care of 'stop-loss' soldiers

    Philadelphia Inquirer 07/28/2008 - 11:54

    Congress moving to pay stop-loss soldiers extra, but the Center for Constitutional Rights asserts that regardless of the money, the policy goes against the basic theory of contracts. You can access the full article here.

  4. Teen on video: 'Help me, help me'

    Chicago Tribune 07/28/2008 - 11:37

    The Center for Constitutional Rights sees U.S. and international law violations in the recently released tape of Omar Khadr's interrogation in Guantanamo, Bay. You can access the full article here.

  5. Gitmo video offers glimpse of interrogations

    Yahoo News 07/28/2008 - 11:16

    A video of the interrogation of Omar Khadr is released, and the Center for Constitutional Rights comments on how it reflects on the Guantanamo system as a major human rights violation. You can access the full…

  6. NYC trial for former Haitian paramilitary leader

    Associated Press 07/28/2008 - 11:01

    The trial for mortgage fraud has begun for former leader of the Front for the Advancement and Progress of Haiti and human rights violator, Toto Constant, and the Center for Constitutional Rights is making clear…

  7. Arson, Rape, Killings: A Most Unusual Mortgage Fraud Case

    New York Sun 07/28/2008 - 10:54

    As his trial for mortgage fraud proceeds, the atrocities of Toto Constant in Haiti are not forgotten, and the work that the Center for Constitutional Rights has done to bring him to justice is recognized. You…

  8. You call this justice? War criminal's on trial for mortgage fraud

    Daily News 07/10/2008 - 13:51

    As Emmanuel (Toto) Constant's trial begins for mortgage fraud, Danny Glover makes the connection to the work the Center for Constitutional Rights has also done against Constant for his human rights abuses in Haiti. You can…

  9. Judge to White House: Gitmo gets top priority

    MSNBC 07/10/2008 - 13:39

    Center for Constitutional Rights attorneys, Gita Gutierrez and Shayana Kadidal, represented lawyers for Guantánamo detainees before Judge Hogan, who ordered government lawyers to speed up the process to deal with the habeas corpus appeals of…

  10. Bush lawyers told to speed Guantanamo detention appeals

    McClatchy Newspapers 07/10/2008 - 13:30

    The judge handling the habeas appeals for more than 200 detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, ordered government lawyers to prioritize these cases after urging from the detainees' lawyers, including Shayana Kadidal and Gita Gutierrez from…