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An up-to-date list of major press coverage of CCR's work, "CCR in the News" provides summaries of each article's content, the publication and publication date, as well as a scanned version of the original article. The scanned articles can be viewed or downloaded as pdf files.

Currently "CCR in the News" covers the last two years of our major press coverage.

  1. You call this justice? War criminal's on trial for mortgage fraud

    Daily News 07/10/2008 - 13:51

    As Emmanuel (Toto) Constant's trial begins for mortgage fraud, Danny Glover makes the connection to the work the Center for Constitutional Rights has also done against Constant for his human rights abuses in Haiti. You can…

  2. Judge to White House: Gitmo gets top priority

    MSNBC 07/10/2008 - 13:39

    Center for Constitutional Rights attorneys, Gita Gutierrez and Shayana Kadidal, represented lawyers for Guantánamo detainees before Judge Hogan, who ordered government lawyers to speed up the process to deal with the habeas corpus appeals of…

  3. Bush lawyers told to speed Guantanamo detention appeals

    McClatchy Newspapers 07/10/2008 - 13:30

    The judge handling the habeas appeals for more than 200 detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, ordered government lawyers to prioritize these cases after urging from the detainees' lawyers, including Shayana Kadidal and Gita Gutierrez from…

  4. New York Court Upholds Canadian Torture Case Dismissal

    FOX News 07/02/2008 - 18:36

    A US federal court will not be able to hear the case of Maher Arar, a client of the Center for Constitutional Rights who was sent to Syria by the US where he was tortured,…

  5. Arar's bid to sue U.S. rejected again

    Toronto Star 07/02/2008 - 18:32

    A US appeals court upheld the dismissal of the case of Maher Arar, a client of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Arar had been sent to Syria by the US where he was tortured,…

  6. Appeals court rejects Canadian's lawsuit against U.S. officials

    CNN 07/02/2008 - 17:15

    The lawsuit filed by Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen who was sent by the US to Syria and client of the Center for Constitutional Rights, was dismissed, despite his claims that he was deliberately rendered…

  7. Former Abu Ghraib detainees sue US contractors

    The Guardian 07/02/2008 - 17:07

    Men formerly held at Abu Ghraib and represented by the Center for Constitutional Rights have filed lawsuits against CACI and L-3, two US private security firms. You can access the full article here.

  8. Guantanamo Detainee to File Habeas Petition

    Washington Post 06/26/2008 - 14:14

    Mohammed Sulaymon Barre, a client of the Center for Constitutional Rights and detainee at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, filed a habeas corpus petition in US federal court in Washington to challenge his detention.  Barre's resettlement options…

  9. Court: NSA can refuse to say if lawyers wiretapped

    Associated Press 06/26/2008 - 12:21

    In Wilner v. National Security Agency, a case involving attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights who believe their phones were wiretapped by the government, a federal judge ruled that the NSA does not need…

  10. Detainee fight gets bigger, costlier for long-battling Boston law firm

    The Boston Globe 06/25/2008 - 17:45

    The fight for detainees is costly and time consuming for Wilmer Hale law firm, part of the defense coordinated by the Center for Constitutional Rights. You can access the article here.