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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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May 12, 2014 – Today, in response to George W. Bush’s arrival in Toronto, Canada, for a fundraiser with Bill Clinton, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Canadian Centre for International Justice issued the following statement: Read More >>
May 5, 2014, Geneva – Today, the Vatican was summoned to appear before the United Nations Committee Against Torture to report on its record in preventing, punishing and redressing torture, which necessarily included its record addressing widespread sexual violence within… Read More >>
May 1, 2014, New York – Today, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged a federal court of appeals to allow a case to go forward against high-level Bush administration officials alleged to have ordered the post-9/11 immigration… Read More >>
April 23, 2014, Washington D.C. – For the first time, hundreds of documents detailing the Bureau of Prisons’ process for designating prisoners to controversial Communications Management Units (CMUs) are public. The documents had been under a protective order in the Center… Read More >>
April 23, 2014, New York – Late last night, the CLEAR project (Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility) and the Center for Constitutional Rights, along with co-counsel at the law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, filed a complaint, Tanvir… Read More >>
April 22, 2014, Boston – Last night, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged the full First Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a ruling by a three-judge appellate panel dismissing CCR’s First Amendment challenge to the federal Animal Enterprise… Read More >>
April 16, 2014, New York – Spain’s Audiencia Nacional is continuing its investigation into the alleged torture of men formerly detained at Guantánamo prison by U.S. officials, despite recent legislative restrictions stating that Spanish courts can only investigate human rights… Read More >>
April 15, 2014 – Today in response to the New York Police Department’s announcement that it is disbanding its Demographics Unit, Muslim Advocates and Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement: Read More >>
April 14, 2014, New York – Late on Friday, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), representing the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), filed a report with the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) documenting the severity of… Read More >>
April 11, 2014 – In response to Pope Francis’s statement today asking for “forgiveness for the damage [some priests] have done for having sexually abused children" and promising “sanctions”, the Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents the Survivors Network of… Read More >>