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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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March 18, 2013 - In response to President Obama’s remarks on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, a coalition of Iraqi human rights groups and U.S. veterans and service members issued the statement below. Together they launched the “Right… Read More >>
March 19, 2013, New York – In light of General John F. Kelly’s testimony tomorrow before the House Armed Services Committee, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) sent a letter to ranking committee members and issued the following statement: Read More >>
March 19, 2013, Washington, D.C. – Today, on the 10-year anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, a group of U.S. veterans of the Iraq war and two Iraqi organizations launched the “Right to Heal” campaign, seeking concrete action by the… Read More >>
March 19, 2013, Boston and New York – Last night, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA), without addressing the central First Amendment question in the case. The Center for… Read More >>
March 18, 2013, New York, NY – The Vulcan Society, the fraternal organization of Black firefighters in the FDNY, pointed to a New York Post report on the racist and anti-semetic twitter feed of Joseph Cassano, employee at the FDNY’s… Read More >>
March 15, 2013, New York – Last night, a federal judge approved a settlement between the government and several rights groups in a long-running lawsuit demanding transparency in the controversial Secure Communities (SCOMM) program. Read More >>
March 14, 2013, Oakland – Today, lawyers from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged a federal judge to reject California’s attempt to dismiss a class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement in California prisons. The case was filed on… Read More >>
March 14, 2013, New York – In response to statements by JTF-GTMO calling reports of a mass hunger strike at Guantánamo “falsehoods” and in light of growing concerns over the health of detainees who have now been on strike for… Read More >>
March 12, 2013, Washington D.C.— Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights provided expert testimony at a thematic hearing about the unfolding humanitarian crisis at Guantánamo before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), a body of the Organization of American… Read More >>
March 10, 2013, New York - The Center for Constitutional Rights and The American Civil Liberties Union issued the following statement in response to The New York Times article today detailing the U.S. government’s killings of three U.S. citizens: Read More >>