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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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February 3, Boston – Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged the First Circuit Court of Appeals to strike down the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) as a violation of the First Amendment. Enacted in 2006, the… Read More >>
January 31, 2014, New York - The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the National Lawyers Guild- New York City Chapter (NLG-NYC) sent New York Assembly Members a letter urging them to oppose pending legislation that would deny state funding… Read More >>
January 30, 2014, New York – Detention Watch Network and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking immediate release of documents that the United States government has refused to provide regarding… Read More >>
January 30, 2014, New York – After 14 years of litigation and decades of community action, plaintiffs’ counsel and Mayor Bill de Blasio reached an agreement which will result in the withdrawal of the City’s appeal of the landmark stop-and-frisk… Read More >>
January 29, 2014, New York – The New York Senate passed S.6438, legislation drafted in response to the ASA resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions, yesterday afternoon. The legislation would defund academic entities which choose to boycott, imposing an unfair… Read More >>
January 16, 2014, Geneva – Today, the Vatican was summoned before the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to report on its record in addressing widespread sexual violence within the Catholic Church. Members of the Survivors Network of… Read More >>
January 11, 2014, Washington, D.C. – Today marks the 12th anniversary of the arrival of the first men to be detained without charge at Guantánamo. Human rights and civil liberties groups gathered opposite the White House at noon to… Read More >>
January 10, 2014, New York - Yesterday, Shurat HaDin, an Israeli legal organization, threatened to sue the American Studies Association (ASA) for its December, 2013 endorsement of a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions in protest of Israel’s discrimination and… Read More >>
January 2, 2014, Washington – Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) petitioned the Supreme Court to review their case challenging surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA) in light of Edward Snowden’s revelations about the extent of… Read More >>
December 31, 2013, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement in response to the transfer of the three remaining Uighur detainees from Guantánamo Bay to Slovakia: We are grateful to Slovakia for resettling the three… Read More >>