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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 9, 2009, New York, NY – The Court of Appeals heard arguments today in the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) warrantless surveillance case, Wilner v. National Security Agency (NSA). CCR and co-counsel argued that the executive branch must disclose… Read More >>
October 5, 2009, New York – Last night, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed papers with the D.C. District Court challenging the government’s claim that no federal court has the power to hear claims of abuse at Guantánamo. The… Read More >>
October 5, 2009, New York – The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) learned today of the existence of video and audio tapes of the abusive interrogations of client Mohammed al Qahtani, the victim of the “First Special Interrogation Plan” personally… Read More >>
September 30, 2009, New York, NY – Today, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear an appeal from lower court rulings stating that key provisions of the federal “material support” statute are unconstitutional. Read More >>
September 23, 2009, New York – In response to news the Attorney General is establishing new policy on the question of the use of the state secrets privilege, the Center for Constitutional Rights issues the following statement: Read More >>
September 23, 2009, New York and Washington DC—In response to the CIA’s refusal to either ‘confirm or deny’ the existence of key torture documents, three human rights groups called on President Obama to hold true to his promise of a… Read More >>
September 17, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA – Today, United States District Judge Gary L. Lancaster ruled today on a suit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) on behalf of groups… Read More >>
September 15, 2009, New York – In response to today’s release of a report by an independent Fact Finding Mission established by the United Nations Human Rights Council on the December 2008 - January 2009 conflict in Gaza, the Center… Read More >>
September 11, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on behalf of… Read More >>
September 10, 2009 - In the spirit of the signing of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the 19th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, advocates call for safeguards to ensure due process… Read More >>