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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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September 9, 2014, Urbana-Champaign, IL – Prof. Steven Salaita spoke today for the first time about his termination from a tenured faculty position at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC) over personal tweets regarding the situation in Gaza this… Read More >>
September 4, 2014, New York - In response to today’s announcement by the NYPD that it will launch the body camera pilot program ordered by Judge Shira Scheindlin in the landmark case Floyd v. City of New York before the… Read More >>
September 4, 2014, Boise – Today, a federal judge denied Idaho’s motion to dismiss Animal Legal Defense Fund v. Otter, a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s “ag-gag” law, which punishes undercover investigations and whistleblowing inside of animal agricultural facilities. The… Read More >>
August 20, 2014, Washington, D.C. – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel Joseph Margulies filed a motion asking the Court of Military Commission Review to vacate former Guantánamo prisoner David Hicks’s conviction in the military commissions for… Read More >>
August 6, 2014, New York – Today, the City of New York and plaintiffs jointly filed a motion with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to withdraw the City’s appeal of Floyd v. Read More >>
August 6, 2014—In response to the grave risks faced by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) and other human rights organizations during Israel’s ground invasion and bombardment of Gaza, the member organizations of the Bertha Justice Initiative Network, including… Read More >>
August 5, 2014, New York – Today, rights groups filed a lawsuit seeking to compel the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including U.S. Read More >>
August 5, 2014, Washington, D.C. – Last night, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review its case challenging the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) as a violation of the First Amendment. The law punishes… Read More >>
July 30, 2014, New York – Today, federal District Judge Analisa Torres rejected the attempts of several police unions to intervene in Floyd v. Read More >>
July 24, 2014, New York – Attorneys at the CLEAR project (Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility) of CUNY Law School and the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement today in response to the publication yesterday by The… Read More >>