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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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April 16, 2009, New York – In response to President Obama’s decision to guarantee immunity to CIA officials who carried out the drowning torture known as waterboarding, which his attorney general has classified as torture, the Center for Constitutional Rights… Read More >>
Decision Would Increase the Risk of Illegal Transfers to Torture Washington, DC. - Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued its opinion in Kiyemba v. Obama. The Court vacated the District Court decision, which… Read More >>
March 29, 2009, New York – According to the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), yesterday’s announcement that a Spanish judge has initiated a criminal investigation into the actions of John Yoo and other Bush administration lawyers is an important step… Read More >>
WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of injured civilians and families of Iraqis killed in two unprovoked shootings in Baghdad by Blackwater “shooters” sued the company and founder Erik Prince in separate lawsuits filed today and Thursday in California… Read More >>
WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A Virginia federal court ruled Wednesday that four former Abu Ghraib detainees who were tortured and later released without charge can sue U.S. military contractor CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CAI), according to their U.S. legal team. U.S. District Judge… Read More >>
New York, NY – Today, Black firefighters ask the court to rule in their favor in a lawsuit charging the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) with discriminatory hiring practices. The case, filed by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in… Read More >>
March 13, 2009, New York – In response to this afternoon’s government filing in multiple Guantánamo cases, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement: While the new government has abandoned the term “Enemy Combatant,” it appears on first… Read More >>
On Capitol Hill, debate has begun over forming a truth commission to shed light on the Bush administration’s secret polices on detention, interrogation and domestic spying. A hearing on the issue was held Wednesday, two days after the Obama administration… Read More >>