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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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On October 9, 2007, the U.S. government filed its opposing brief in the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Supreme Court case that will decide once again whether the Guantanamo detainees have the right to challenge their detention. Read More >>
September 26, 2007, New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) announced that it, along with other human rights lawyers, has filed two lawsuits charging former Bolivian President Gonzalo Daniel Sánchez de Lozada Sánchez Bustamante and former… Read More >>
On September 24, 2007, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) appealed a lower court's decision to dismiss the case charging an Israeli official with war crimes for his role in dropping a one-ton bomb on a Gaza City apartment building,… Read More >>
On September 17, 2007, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of CCR's case charging Caterpillar, Inc. with aiding and abetting war crimes and other serious human rights violations on the grounds that the company provided bulldozers to… Read More >>
On September 14, 2007, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) co-counsel argued the appeal of the first case filed by Guantanamo detainees seeking to hold U.S. officials accountable for the physical, psychological, and religious torture and abuse at the offshore prison camp. The civil case… Read More >>
In a series of rulings issued August 14, 2007, United States District Court Judge Susan Illston rejected Chevron Corporation's final attempts to avoid trial for its involvement in brutal attacks on Nigerian villagers. Read More >>
On July 19, 2007, Governor Eliot Spitzer signed into law the Family Connections bill, which states that prison telephone service is a right and not a revenue generator. "Words cannot describe what this victory means to me - unless they are written… Read More >>
On July 17, 2007, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) formally filed to intervene on behalf of the Vulcan Society in the Department of Justice's lawsuit against the City of New York. That suit charges the Fire Department of New… Read More >>
“It is an injustice that families of inmates are forced to pay this backdoor tax,” said Assemblyman Aubry, Chair of the Assembly Correction Committee. “This is a public safety issue because it disrupts the need for families of inmates… Read More >>
On June 7, 2007 CCR and five other leading human rights organizations published the names and details of 39 people who are believed to have been held in secret U.S. custody and whose current whereabouts remain unknown. The briefing paper,… Read More >>