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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 13, 2012, New York, NY – Members of the House and Senate sent two letters to Secretary of State Clinton urging the State Department to address the worsening human rights crisis in Honduras and ensure that U.S. aid is… Read More >>
March 8, 2012, New York – Today, United States District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis ruled in favor of the plaintiffs on the issue of back pay in a class action lawsuit that found the Fire Department of New York (FDNY)… Read More >>
March 8, 2012 - Today, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network and over 80 other civil and immigrant rights organizations sent a letter to the FBI demanding that it end its facilitation of ICE’s Secure Communities deportation program (S-Comm). Read More >>
February 28, 2012, New York – Leaks published today from Stratfor, a private intelligence corporation, indicate the United States Department of Justice has issued a secret, sealed indictment against Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks. In response, the Center for Constitutional… Read More >>
February 28, 2012, Washington D.C. – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case that will determine whether corporations can be sued in U.S. courts for their complicity in torture, crimes against humanity, and other serious international… Read More >>
February 27, 2012, Olympia, WA and New York, NY – Today, in a lawsuit brought against current and former members of the Olympia Food Co-op board of directors for their decision to boycott Israeli goods, a Washington State court dismissed… Read More >>
February 23, 2012, Olympia, WA and New York, NY – Today, in a lawsuit brought against current and former members of the Olympia Food Co-op board of directors for their decision to boycott Israeli goods, lawyers from the Center for… Read More >>
February 21, 2012, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) requested that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) open an immediate criminal investigation into claims of torture committed under former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s rule. Mr.… Read More >>
February 18, 2012, New York –Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a request for rehearing in the case USA v. El-Mezain, et al. The defendants are five former officers and employees of The Holy Land Foundation (HLF), an organization… Read More >>
February 17, 2012, New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) strongly condemn Pope Benedict’s appointment of Archbishop Timothy Dolan to Cardinal of the Archdiocese of New York. Dolan’s… Read More >>