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A current and comprehensive list of CCR's press releases, press statements, and case updates dating back to 2003.
This list can be ordered by date or name, and filtered by the issues to which the releases relate.
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April 30, 2012 - Today, Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald, a transgender woman of color, will be tried for the alleged murder of her attacker. Last June, Ms. McDonald was the victim of an attack in which, in the course of defending herself,… Read More >>
April 28, 2012, Washington, DC—Today, CODEPINK, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Reprieve hosted the International Drone Summit in Washington, DC. The Summit consisted of multiple panels dealing with issues ranging from the expanding use of surveillance drones to the… Read More >>
April 25, 2012, New York—Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights and other Rights Groups issued the following statement in support of student groups promoting awareness in college communities about the Palestinian peoples’ struggle for freedom and human rights. Members of… Read More >>
April 23, 2012, Vancouver and New York—On Friday, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Canadian Centre for International Justice (CCIJ) filed a report with the UN Committee Against Torture, arguing that Canada violated its obligations under the UN… Read More >>
Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights asked David E. Coombs, Esq., attorney for accused Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning, to forward to Chief Judge Lind CCR's request for public access to the hearings, in accordance with the right of public access… Read More >>
New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement in response to the transfer of its Uighur client from Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to the Government of El Salvador: We applaud El Salvador for safely resettling… Read More >>
April 19, 2012, New York – Today, Occupy Wall Street protesters and civil and human rights attorneys filed a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request demanding that the NYPD disclose all information concerning the policies guiding the law enforcement response… Read More >>
April 12, 2012, New Orleans – Yesterday, a federal judge declared that requiring individuals convicted under Louisiana’s “Crime Against Nature by Solicitation” (CANS) law to register as sex offenders is unconstitutional. He ordered defendants to cease and desist from placing any… Read More >>
April 9, 2012 — Pakistani lawyer Shahzad Akbar has been invited to speak at an International Drone Summit in Washington DC on April 28, but the U.S. government is failing to grant him a visa. Read More >>
April 6, 2012, Washington, DC - Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General issued two reports on the much-maligned “Secure Communities” deportation program. The reports, which come after two years of mounting opposition to Secure Communities from state… Read More >>