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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.
The Center for Constitutional Rights has signed on to support a lawsuit in Vermont over a 3-year travel restriction for Cubans to visit Cuba. You can access the article here.
The Pentagon official in charge of war crimes cases dismissed charges against the Center for Constitutional Rights' client, Mohammed al Qahtani, likely because of the abuse he endured while held at the United States detention…
This article focuses on Wilner v. NSA, CCR's case which alleges that the U.S. government has been spying on Guantanamo attorneys, including CCR attorneys Gitanjali Gutierrez and Wells Dixon.
This article focuses on a new CCR lawsuit against CACI and Titan that accuses CACI and Titan employees of torturing Iraqi civilians detained at Abu Ghraib prison five years ago. You can access the article…
After all three NYPD officers charged in the killing of Sean Bell were acquitted, many organizations, including CCR and Peoples' Justice (www.peoplesjustice.org) called for significant changes to the way that the NYPD operates. This article…
The attorneys for Salim Hamdan filed a brief in his military commission asking the judge to declare that Hamdan had been subjected to "abusive interrogation techniques," ie., torture. The article features commentary from CCR attorney…
Article discussing the practicality of using preemptive domestic anti-terror tactics, illustrating several examples of failed convictions.
Discussion of the claims by detained terrorist suspects that they were given mind-altering substances in order to induce confessions, along with CIA and Defense Department responses.
Article discussing the difficulty the Pentagon has been facing in expediting the military tribunals, from problems of obtaining lawyers to represent the detainees to figuring out how to mitigate the allegations of torture.
Ten page article highlighitng the discussion around the status of Guantanamo, with a consensus among high level U.S. officials for its closure, yet the continued function as the site for a war-crimes tribunal. Also covers…