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An overview of CCR crucial work battling the resurgence of the Klu Klux Klan.
40 years ago CCR was founded in order to provide legal support for the activists driving the civil rights movement. (more)
Executive Director Vincent Warren explains why progressive law can't be practiced outside of a movement context.
A quick look at the destructive policies rolled out by the Bush administration and what CCR has been doing to combat them.
Susan Hu speaks about what it is like to work on CCR's numerous Guantanamo Bay legal battles.
Attorney Shayana Kadidal discusses the existing court solely dedicated to granting the government surveillance warrants.
Mohammed's Attorney Gitanjali Gutierrez discusses his torture at the hand of the United States.
A federal civil rights lawsuit on behalf of three Black activists who were manhandled and arrested while peacefully and lawfully filming New York Police Department officers.
CCR President Michael Ratner speaks about U.S. practices of torture at a town hall meeting hosted by Ted Koppel.
Watch excerpts from the documentary "Guantanamo Unplugged" by Stephan Bachenheimer.
Gitanjali Gutierrez speaks about Donald Rumsfeld’s authorization of torture.
A look back at CCR groundbreaking work in the field of international human rights including one of the most important cases of the 20th century, Filartiga v Pena.
Staff Attorney Rachel Meeropol discusses the indictments and the impact it has on her ongoing case against some of those same guards.
Janis Karpinski, former US Brigadier General, Commander of the 800th Military Police Brigade in Iraq, the unit responsible for Abu Ghraib: Justifying Torture, and Distorting the Truth.
Executive director Vince Warren discusses CCR’s case against Donald Rumsfeld.
Renowned French journalist Henri Alleg discusses his experience of waterboarding from when he was tortured by the French army.
German Attorney Wolfgang Kaleck describes his role in the case against Donald Rumsfeld and the implication for International Law.
Former Brigadier General Janis Karpinski describes her supervisory capacity in Iraq and her scape-goating following the Abu Ghraib Scandal.
A January 11th press conference held at the steps of the Supreme Court.
The True Story of Innocent Canadian Citizen Maher Arar, who was sent by the Bush Administration to Syria where he was tortured for nearly a year.
Canadian citizen Maher Arar describes his rendition and subsequent torture at the behest of the U.S. government in painful detail.
German Lawyer Wolfgang Kaluck discussing the legal underpinnings of torture prohibitions.
Attorney Shayana Kadidal gives a brief introduction to the government's illegal wiretapping program.
Executive Director Vincent Warren discusses the torture and harassment of current and former Black Panthers. (more)
Michael Ratner discusses the publicity victory won even before the case began in earnest.