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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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November 12, 2009, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a case challenging Congress’s unconstitutional defunding of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). The case charges Congress with violating the Bill of Attainder… Read More >>
November 10, 2009, Cambridge, MA – The U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida ruled yesterday that the claims for crimes against humanity and extrajudicial killings could move forward in two related U.S. cases against former Bolivian President… Read More >>
November 4, 2009, New York – In response to news of an Italian court’s conviction of 23 U.S. officials for their role in the extraordinary rendition of a Muslim cleric unlawfully seized from the streets of Milan more than six… Read More >>
November 3, 2009 New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) announced that five men who had been living in New York and were ultimately deported won a $1.26 million settlement from the United States government in a… Read More >>
November 2, 2009, New York – Today, a federal Court of Appeals dismissed Canadian citizen Maher Arar’s case against U.S. officials for their role in sending him to Syria to be tortured and interrogated for a year. Arar is represented… Read More >>
October 31, 2009, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP issued the statement below in response to the release of three of their Uighur clients to the Republic of… Read More >>
October 28, 2009, New York – The following quote can be attributed to Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vincent Warren in response to President Obama’s signing of new Military Commissions legislation today: Read More >>
October 20, 2009, New York – Today, the Supreme Court announced it will hear the case of 13 men who remain imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay despite being cleared for release since 2004 and will address the issue of whether a… Read More >>
October 15, 2009, Baton Rouge and New York – Today, attorneys filed an appeal before the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal, in the case Dr. Trudy Bond v. Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. Toledo-based psychologist Dr. Trudy… Read More >>
October13, 2009, Albany, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) challenged the legality of prison phone rates in oral arguments before the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, the highest court in the state. The… Read More >>