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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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December 15, 2009, New York – In response to the announcement today that the Obama administration would be transferring detainees from Guantánamo to the Thomson Correctional Center in Illinois, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Executive Director Vincent Warren issued the… Read More >>
December 14, 2009—Today, the United States Supreme Court refused to review a lower court’s dismissal of a case brought by four British former detainees against Donald Rumsfeld and senior military officers for ordering torture and religious abuse at Guantánamo. The… Read More >>
December 11, 2009. New York, NY - Today, U.S. District Judge Nina Gershon granted a preliminary injunction against the United States for unconstitutionally withholding funds from ACORN. In its decision, the court found that there is a likelihood the plaintiffs… Read More >>
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December 4, 2009, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) argued a case challenging Congress’ unconstitutional de-funding of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). The case charges Congress with violating the Bill of Attainder… Read More >>
December 4, 2009, New York – Today, attorneys asked the Supreme Court to allow seven men who remain imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay despite being cleared for release to be released into the United States when there is no other remedy… Read More >>
December 1, 2009, New York, NY - CCR filed an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit seeking accountability for American and German corporations who allegedly assisted the South African Apartheid regime. Read More >>
NEW YORK, December 1, 2009 - Today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $19 million judgment against Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, the former leader of Haiti’s notorious death squad known as FRAPH, concluding “there is no basis on which… Read More >>
November 24, 2009, Albany, NY – Yesterday, the Court of Appeals of the State of New York affirmed the dismissal of Walton v. New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS). The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement in response: Read More >>
November 24, 2009, New York – A group of former McCarthy era blacklist victims filed a friend-of-court brief in a Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Supreme Court case yesterday, arguing that the Court should not allow the government to repeat… Read More >>