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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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July 11, 2012, New York – In response to today’s announcement that a former al-Qaeda member has been released from Guantanamo to Sudan, Center for Constitutional Rights Legal Director Baher Azmy issued the following statement: Read More >>
June 27, 2012, New Orleans – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a federal class action lawsuit seeking to remove from the Louisiana sex offender registry all individuals who are required to register solely because of a Crime… Read More >>
June 25, 2012, New York – Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vince Warren issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme court ruling on Arizona's controversial SB1070 immigration law: Read More >>
June 20, 2012, New York – Today, in response to a raid this week by Ugandan police of a workshop on the rights of sexual minorities, and yesterday’s threats by Uganda’s Minister of Ethics and Integrity to arrest the attendees,… Read More >>
June 19, 2012, Washington, D.C. – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) submitted written testimony to the first-ever Congressional hearing on solitary confinement, “Reassessing Solitary Confinement: The Human Rights, Fiscal, and Public Safety Consequences.” CCR’s testimony describes the deplorable… Read More >>
June 13, 2012, Washington D.C. – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), filed an amicus brief on behalf of human rights organizations in the United States Supreme Court in the case Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. (Shell), arguing… Read More >>
June 11, 2012, New York – Today, in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari to the cases of seven Guantánamo detainees who had petitioned the Court for review of decisions by the Court of Appeals for the… Read More >>
May 31, 2012, Oakland – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of prisoners at Pelican Bay State Prison who have spent between 10 and 28 years in solitary confinement. The legal action is part… Read More >>
May 24, 2012, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a petition requesting the Army Court of Criminal Appeals to order the Judge in the court martial of alleged Wikileaks leaker Private Bradley Manning to grant… Read More >>
May 21, 2012, Washington, D.C. – Today, Amnesty International USA, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the National Religious Campaign Against Torture delivered to the White House a petition of more than 60,000 signatures asking President Obama to extend a… Read More >>