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An up-to-date archive of major press coverage of CCR's work and opinion pieces. Articles are available either on the original publisher's site or as a PDF.

  1. Who Are We?

    The New York Times 06/23/2009 - 12:39

    Op-ed columnist praises the Center for Constitutional Rights for being "committed to fairness, justice and the rule of law," while Obama maintains policies similar to those of his predecessor.

  2. Law Suits on Age Bias Take a Hit

    Houston Chronicle 06/23/2009 - 12:33

    The Supreme Court has made it harder to prove discrimination on the basis of age, ruling against an employee in his mid-50s who says he was demoted because of his age.

  3. Isolation Prisons Under Fire

    Los Ageles Times, by Dean Kuipers 06/23/2009 - 12:27

    An ACLU lawsuit will challenge the transfer of an inmate to a facility that drastically limits outside contact.

  4. We Still Torture

    Harper's Magazine 06/16/2009 - 10:20

    The new evidence from Guantanamo.

  5. Shell Agress to Settle Abuse Case for Millions

    The New York Times, by Jad Mouawad 06/11/2009 - 11:30

    Royal Dutch Shell, the big oil company, agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle a case accusing it of taking part in human rights abuses in the Niger Delta in the early 1990s, a striking…

  6. Oil Industry on Trial

    The New York Times, by Jad Mouawad 06/04/2009 - 12:59

    Fourteen years after the execution of the Nigerian author and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa by Nigerian's former military regime, Royal Dutch Shell will appear before a federal court in New York to answer to charges of…

  7. Cities Yearn for Clarity on Bias in Hiring

    Wall Street Journal, Suzanne Sataline and Stephanie Simon 06/03/2009 - 16:19

    Supreme Court will rule on case involving racial bias in entrance exam for firefighters.

  8. How long to hold terror suspects?

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, William Glaberson 06/03/2009 - 14:03

    President's detention plan raises difficult issues of law and fairness.

  9. US eases up, yet Gitmo inmates say tensions rising

    Associated Press, Mike Melia 06/03/2009 - 14:03

    Frustration builds up in Guantanamo with low likelihood of freedom under President Obama.

  10. Yemeni detainee dies in apparent suicide at Guantanamo

    LA Times, Carol J. Williams 06/03/2009 - 13:42

    His death, which would be the fifth prisoner suicide at the detention center, renews criticism of U.S. policy and calls for Obama to keep his promise to close the offshore prison.