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January 24, 2017

Blog Post

On January 18, CCR Senior Staff Attorney Rachel Meeropol argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in CCR’s case, Ziglar v. Abbasi (formerly Turkmen v. Ashcroft ) . Filed against Bush administration officials for the post-9/11 round ups of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian men and the last case heard under...
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January 23, 2017

Blog Post

To mark the 23rd of the month, invoking the 23 hours per day that prisoners spend in their cells in the SHU, activists throughout California are taking action to bring attention to prison conditions. Below Angel Martinez, a class member in CCR's lawsuit challenging longterm solitary confinement,...
CCR Blog
October 21, 2016

CCR in the News

A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a lawsuit filed by four former inmates of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, who say they were tortured by civilian military contractors. The lawsuit, which has now been bounced between courts for eight years, had most recently been tossed out after a judge ruled...
October 31, 2016

CCR in the News

Four former inmates of Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison will now be able to sue over alleged torture by United States military contractors. A US federal appeals court reinstated the lawsuit on Friday against CACI Premier Technology, which is accused of abusing the men during interrogations at the...
October 24, 2016

CCR in the News

A lawsuit into a military contractor for their role in the torture at Iraq’s infamous Abu Ghraib, was reinstated Friday, with the court rejecting arguments from the contractors that its behavior could not be judged by the court. Private military contractor CACI Premier Technology, Inc., has been...

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