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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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February 19, 2008, New York, NY – With the stepping down of Fidel Castro, the United States must end its extreme sanctions on Cuba in favor of open dialogue that allows for the exchange of ideas, said attorneys for the… Read More >>
February 14, 2008, New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) challenged the post-9/11 racial profiling, illegal detention and abuse of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian men before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Attorneys called again… Read More >>
February 11, 2008, New York – Military commission charges were handed down that seek the death penalty against Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) client Mohammed al Qahtani. CCR issued the follow statement: For the past six years, the United States… Read More >>
New York, NY, January 31, 2008 – Today, in federal court in Manhattan, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is filing a companion case to its ground breaking racial profiling case, Daniels et al. v. The City of New York,… Read More >>
On Friday, January 18, the government made public a motion filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) on behalf of Majid Khan, a former CIA ghost detainee now held at Guantanamo. The motion and its attached exhibits were heavily… Read More >>
January 11, 2008 – On the sixth anniversary of the imprisonment of detainees at the Guantánamo Bay Naval Base, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today dismissed an action brought by four former British… Read More >>
January 9, 2008, New York, NY – Today, Haitian former paramilitary leader Emmanuel “Toto” Constant rejected a plea bargain that would have given him a prison sentence of three to nine years in a mortgage fraud case, electing instead to… Read More >>
December 20, 2007, Washington, DC – This morning, Santa Claus (in the person of noted constitutional lawyer Bill Goodman) drove his sleigh to the White House to deliver thousands of copies of the U.S. Constitution to President Bush. Americans… Read More >>
Center for Constitutional Rights President Michael Ratner - and the winner of this year's Puffin/Nation Prize - was recently interviewed by truthout on Guantanamo as well as the CIA's destruction of tapes that document torture. Visit truthout.org to watch the… Read More >>
December 19, 2007, Washington, D.C. - The estate of an Iraqi man who was killed when Blackwater personnel opened fire on innocent bystanders in and around Al Watahba Square in Baghdad on Sept. 9 sued the private military contractor in… Read More >>