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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 25, 2006, Emmanuel "Toto" Constant--the former leader of Haiti's notorious death squad known as FRAPH--was ordered to pay $15 million in punitive and $4 million in compensatory damages to three women who survived rape, other torture and attempted… Read More >>
On October 2, 2006, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) announced that it had filed the first new legal challenges to key provisions of the Military Commissions Act (MCA) passed by Congress last week. CCR filed a habeas petition on… Read More >>
On August 28, 2006, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied the government's request for a 'filter team' to review papers seized from detainees at Guantanamo late yesterday. The Administration had requested that the court authorize the… Read More >>
The Center for Constitutional Rights welcomes the news that its motion for leave to appeal to the highest court of the state, the Court of Appeals, was granted in Walton v. NYSDOCS. The lawsuit seeks an order prohibiting the State… Read More >>
On June 19, 2006 the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and its co-counsel filed an emergency motion on behalf of Salah Ali Abdullah Ahmed Al Salami, a detainee who died in Guantánamo Naval Base, asking the court to force the… Read More >>
NEW YORK, June 13, 2006 – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) released the following statement regarding the government filing regarding the deaths of Guantánamo detainees represented by CCR, Salah Ali Abdullah Ahmed Al Salami, Mani Shaman Turki Al-Habardi Al-Utaybi,… Read More >>
On March 22 in New York a three-judge panel heard arguments from attorneys representing Guantánamo detainees in the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals (Al Odah v. United States of America and Boumediene v. Bush). They asked the panel… Read More >>