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A current and comprehensive list of CCR's press releases, press statements, and case updates dating back to 2003.
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April 28, 2015, New York – In response to a report issued today by the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) on the firing of Professor Steven Salaita, his attorneys at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the statement… Read More >>
April 22, 2015, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) released the following statement in response to a front-page story in The Washington Post about the Obama administration’s plans to close the Guantanamo prison camp: Read More >>
April 9, 2015, New York, NY – The Center for Constitutional Rights asked a court to issue a subpoena to Martin Ssempa, a prominent anti-gay crusader in Uganda, to testify in a case brought on behalf of the Ugandan LGBTI… Read More >>
April 2, 2015, Paris/Berlin/New York – Today, in a case seeking to hold U.S. officials accountable for the torture and other serious mistreatment of three French citizens formerly detained at Guantánamo, the Chambre de l’instruction de la Cour d’appel de… Read More >>
March 19, 2015, New York – In response to the ruling by a federal judge today agreeing with the City’s proposal that the New York City police unions be consulted during the Joint Reform Process resulting from the Center for… Read More >>
March 5, 2015, Paris/Berlin/New York – Today, at an appeals hearing at the Chambre de l’instruction de la Cour d’appel de Paris, the attorney for former Guantánamo detainees Nizar Sassi and Mourad Benchellali, William Bourdon, challenged an… Read More >>
March 4, 2015, New York – Esteemed professor and intellectual Dr. Cornel West has cancelled a high-profile lecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in support of a boycott of the university over the firing of Professor Steven Salaita.… Read More >>
February 19, 2015, Chicago – Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged a federal court to dismiss a terrorism indictment against two animal rights activists alleged to have freed thousands of animals from Midwestern fur farms. The… Read More >>
February 18, 2015, Washington D.C. – Today, the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR) vacated former Guantánamo prisoner David Hicks’s conviction in the military commissions for providing material support for terrorism. Hicks was the first prisoner to be convicted in… Read More >>
February 12, 2015, Oakland – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged a federal judge to expand a class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement in California prisons to include prisoners who were moved from the Security Housing Unit… Read More >>