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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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August 24, 2009, New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the statement below in response to the rumored announcement of the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the torture of detainees by the U.S.… Read More >>
August 24, 2009, New York and Washington – Baach Robinson & Lewis PLLC and the Center for Constitutional Rights today filed a petition to the Supreme Court on behalf of four British citizens who were tortured and subjected to religious… Read More >>
August 7, 2009, New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) responded today to a letter made public from the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture to the American Psychological Association (APA) stating that the conditions of the men… Read More >>
August 6, 2009, Washington, DC – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel Font & Glazer, Citizen Soldier, and former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark filed an appeal with the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces yesterday seeking… Read More >>
August 6, 2009, Ottawa and New York – Human rights organizations are calling on the Canadian government to investigate retired U.S. Army colonel and psychologist Dr. Larry C. James, a former high-ranking advisor on interrogations for the U.S. military in… Read More >>
On August 3, 2009, plaintiffs filed an Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for consolidated Blackwater cases. The cases Estate of Albazzaz, et al. v. Blackwater Lodge and Training Center, Inc. et al. and Estate of Abtan, et al. v.… Read More >>
August 6, 2009, New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), one of seven signatories to a letter sent yesterday to Janet Napolitano, Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, decrying conditions at a Louisiana immigration detention center, issued… Read More >>
CCR has signed onto an amicus curiae brief in a case against Mexico before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The case was brought on behalf of the mothers of three of the hundreds of young girls and women from… Read More >>
July 22, 2009, New York, NY – Today, United States District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit charging the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) with racially discriminatory hiring practices. The… Read More >>
Civil rights and community groups across the country denounce Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano’s plans to expand the highly criticized 287(g) program to eleven new jurisdictions around the country. The program, authorized in 1996 and widely implemented… Read More >>