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  1. Obama’s failure of leadership on Guantánamo

    The Hill11/19/2013 - 12:55

    By J. Wells Dixon As Congress begins debate on the 2014 defense authorization bill this week, both the president and the legislature have an opportunity to make meaningful progress toward closing Guantánamo and ending the human…

  2. Abu Ghraib Torture Survivors Fight on Against Military Contractors

    Huffington Post 11/06/2013 - 15:31

    By Laura Raymond, Advocacy Program Manager at the Center for Constitutional Rights Can you travel abroad, commit war crimes and then return home and continue on with your life as if nothing happened? If you are…

  3. In defense of Judge Scheindlin

    Daily News by John A. Eterno11/06/2013 - 01:00

    Her integrity has been unfairly smeared in the wake of the stop-and-frisk ruling   Last Thursday, three federal appeals court judges removed Judge Shira Scheindlin from the well- known stop-and-frisk case, Floyd vs. City of New York.   They need to…

  4. Guantánamo's Sham Trials, Now Unraveling

    Huffington Post, CCR Executive Director Vincent Warren11/05/2013 - 01:00

    "Guantánamo's military tribunals were not created to try crimes, but to hide them. This system was set up to ensure that the U.S. government's torture program would never face trial, and so far it has…

  5. The Second Circuit Panel Got it Wrong

    New York Law Journal11/05/2013 - 01:00

    By Erwin Chemerinsky   November 5, 2013  

  6. US reparations for Iraq are long overdue

    aljazeera.com 11/01/2013 - 15:09

    Commentary: Iraqis and former US soldiers join forces in fight for justice In early October, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, the principal human rights body of the Organization of American States, refused to hear a…

  7. How to Uphold Racial Injustice

    The New York Review of Books 11/01/2013 - 10:39

    Achieving justice for racial discrimination has long been fraught with obstacles. During the civil rights era, it was Southern governors and school boards who blatantly obstructed court orders to desegregate schools. In more recent…

  8. Memo to the New York Post: This Is What Democracy Looks Like

    Huffington Post 10/30/2013 - 15:56

    By Vincent Warren The New York Post is having trouble understanding some basic tenets of democracy, which explains why they found my invitation for you to join us in court for today's important hearing in our…

  9. Canada should investigate Dick Cheney for war crimes

    Toronto Star by CCR Senior Staff Attorney Katherine Gallagher and Matt Eisenbrandt, Legal Director of the Canadian Center for International Justice10/29/2013 - 00:00

    "On Halloween this year, Toronto will host the man who operated from the “dark side” of U.S. policy. As vice-president of the United States, Dick Cheney was a key architect of a post-9/11 response that…

  10. Collective Punishment by Nationality: The Plight of Guantanamo's Yemenis

    Huffington Post10/28/2013 - 11:20

    By Omar Farah, staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights Like my client Fahd Ghazy, 90 out of the 164 men still at Guantánamo are from Yemen. Over one-third of all Guantánamo prisoners are Yemenis…