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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. Man Held by C.I.A. Says he was Tortured

    The New York Times01/14/2008 - 14:34

    Majid Khan, the first of the so-clled high-value Guantanamo detainees to have seen a lawyer claims he was subjected to "state-sanctioned torture" while in secret C.I.A. prisons, and he has asked for a court order…

  2. Revisiting Guantanamo

    Newsday12/13/2007 - 12:19

    The Supreme Court last week took another shot at resolving some ofthe questions surrounding the Guantanamo Bay prison camp, which for many critics has become an international symbol of unchecked executive power and human rights abuses. The fate…

  3. Probes Begin in Destruction of Tapes

    Philadelphia Inquirer12/13/2007 - 12:13

    The Justice Department and the CIA's internal watchdog unit yesterday began a joint preliminary inquiry into the spy agency's destruction of hundreds of hours of videotapes showing interrogations of top operatives of al-Qaeda. Lawyers with the Center for Constitutional…

  4. Probe Begins in Trashing of Tapes

    Philadelphia Inquirer12/10/2007 - 14:07

    The Justice Department and the CIA's internal watchdog unit yesterday began a joint prehminary inquiry into the spy agency's destruction of hundreds of hours of videotapes showing interrogations of top operatives of al-Qaeda.

  5. Detainee Rights are Debated

    The Miami Herald12/10/2007 - 14:03

    In a potentially landmark case, at least four justices cast doubt on administration efforts to deny Guantanamo Bay detainees traditional legal rights.

  6. Gitmo Returns to High Court

    Chicago Tribune12/10/2007 - 14:01

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday will take another shot at resolving some of the questions surrounding the prison camp, which for many critics has become an international symbol of unchecked executive power and human-rights abuses.

  7. Justices to Review a Key Habeas Corpus Case

    The National Law Journal12/10/2007 - 13:47

    On December 5, CCR and co-counsel will argue in the Supreme Court what is perhaps the most important habeas case in modern history.

  8. FDNY Pool More Diverse

    Newsday12/10/2007 - 13:44

    Mayor Bloomberg claims progress in diversification of FDNY, but the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Vulcan Society remain skeptical.

  9. Prosecutors Reject Rumsfeld Case

    Washington Post12/10/2007 - 13:35

    The Paris prosecutors' office has dismissed a suit against Donald Rumsfeld accusing the former U.S. defense secretary of toture, human rights groups who brought the case said yesterday.

  10. Some Cleared Guantanamo Inmates Stay in Custody

    Boston Globe12/10/2007 - 13:25

    About a quarter of the detainees who were cleared to leave the Guantanamo Bay prison after hearings in 2005 and 2006 remain in custody, raising questions among inmates and their lawyers about the legitimacy of…