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A current and comprehensive list of CCR's press releases, press statements, and case updates dating back to 2003.
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October 7, 2014, New York – Despite Mayor de Blasio’s claims that he had a new vision for the City of New York and his dismantling of the New York Police Department (NYPD) Muslim spying unit, his administration filed a… Read More >>
September 25, 2014, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) submitted a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Defense (DOD) and the State Department on behalf of itself and Iraq Veterans Against the… Read More >>
September 24, 2014, New York – Today, plaintiffs in the Center for Constitutional Rights stop-and-frisk case Floyd v. City of New York filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in opposition to an appeal… Read More >>
September 11, 2014, Urbana-Champaign, IL – Prof. Steven Salaita and his attorneys responded today to the announcement that the Board of Trustees voted to terminate him from a tenured position at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC) over his… Read More >>
September 9, 2014, Urbana-Champaign, IL – Prof. Steven Salaita spoke today for the first time about his termination from a tenured faculty position at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC) over personal tweets regarding the situation in Gaza this… Read More >>
September 4, 2014, New York - In response to today’s announcement by the NYPD that it will launch the body camera pilot program ordered by Judge Shira Scheindlin in the landmark case Floyd v. City of New York before the… Read More >>
September 4, 2014, Boise – Today, a federal judge denied Idaho’s motion to dismiss Animal Legal Defense Fund v. Otter, a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s “ag-gag” law, which punishes undercover investigations and whistleblowing inside of animal agricultural facilities. The… Read More >>
August 20, 2014, Washington, D.C. – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel Joseph Margulies filed a motion asking the Court of Military Commission Review to vacate former Guantánamo prisoner David Hicks’s conviction in the military commissions for… Read More >>
August 6, 2014, New York – Today, the City of New York and plaintiffs jointly filed a motion with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to withdraw the City’s appeal of Floyd v. Read More >>
August 6, 2014—In response to the grave risks faced by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) and other human rights organizations during Israel’s ground invasion and bombardment of Gaza, the member organizations of the Bertha Justice Initiative Network, including… Read More >>