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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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NEW YORK, December 1, 2009 - Today, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $19 million judgment against Emmanuel “Toto” Constant, the former leader of Haiti’s notorious death squad known as FRAPH, concluding “there is no basis on which… Read More >>
November 24, 2009, Albany, NY – Yesterday, the Court of Appeals of the State of New York affirmed the dismissal of Walton v. New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS). The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement in response: Read More >>
November 24, 2009, New York – A group of former McCarthy era blacklist victims filed a friend-of-court brief in a Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Supreme Court case yesterday, arguing that the Court should not allow the government to repeat… Read More >>
November 17, 2009, New York – Yesterday, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed the first brief in Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project, the first case to challenge a portion of the Patriot Act before the Supreme Court. Read More >>
November 12, 2009, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a case challenging Congress’s unconstitutional defunding of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). The case charges Congress with violating the Bill of Attainder… Read More >>
November 10, 2009, Cambridge, MA – The U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida ruled yesterday that the claims for crimes against humanity and extrajudicial killings could move forward in two related U.S. cases against former Bolivian President… Read More >>
November 4, 2009, New York – In response to news of an Italian court’s conviction of 23 U.S. officials for their role in the extraordinary rendition of a Muslim cleric unlawfully seized from the streets of Milan more than six… Read More >>
November 3, 2009 New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) announced that five men who had been living in New York and were ultimately deported won a $1.26 million settlement from the United States government in a… Read More >>
November 2, 2009, New York – Today, a federal Court of Appeals dismissed Canadian citizen Maher Arar’s case against U.S. officials for their role in sending him to Syria to be tortured and interrogated for a year. Arar is represented… Read More >>
October 31, 2009, New York – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP issued the statement below in response to the release of three of their Uighur clients to the Republic of… Read More >>