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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 17, 2013, Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court today issued a disappointing decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum (Shell), holding that the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) does not provide an avenue for justice for Nigerian human rights… Read More >>
April 17, 2013, Boston and New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) appealed the dismissal by a federal judge of a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) without addressing the… Read More >>
April 17, 2013, New York – Today, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) rejected claims in a lawsuit by the Center for Constitutional Rights challenging government secrecy around the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning. The suit,… Read More >>
April 17, 2013, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, a case that raised the question of whether corporations could… Read More >>
April 15, 2013, New York – After a two-month investigation, the City University of New York (CUNY) General Counsel’s office issued a report late Friday vindicating student organizers of a February 7th event at Brooklyn College (BC) from accusations of… Read More >>
April 15, 2013, New York – Today, as a federal judge in Washington heard arguments related to the court’s ability to intervene in the growing hunger strike at Guantanamo and, among other requests, order the government to provide clean drinking… Read More >>
April 11, 2013, New York and Washington, D.C. – Today, 25 prominent human rights and civil liberties organizations sent a joint letter to President Obama urging the swift closure of Guantánamo and steps to end the hunger strike legally and… Read More >>
April 10, 2013, Oakland – Last night, a federal judge rejected the State of California’s attempt to dismiss a class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement in California’s notorious Pelican Bay prison. The case was filed by the Center for… Read More >>
April 8, 2013, New York – Today, attorneys for activist Daniel McGowan at the Center for Constitutional Rights released the following update on his situation: Read More >>
April 5, 2013, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) made the following statement in response to a UN announcement that “The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Friday urged all branches of… Read More >>