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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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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 >>
October 28, 2009, New York – The following quote can be attributed to Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vincent Warren in response to President Obama’s signing of new Military Commissions legislation today: Read More >>
October 20, 2009, New York – Today, the Supreme Court announced it will hear the case of 13 men who remain imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay despite being cleared for release since 2004 and will address the issue of whether a… Read More >>
October 15, 2009, Baton Rouge and New York – Today, attorneys filed an appeal before the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal, in the case Dr. Trudy Bond v. Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. Toledo-based psychologist Dr. Trudy… Read More >>
October13, 2009, Albany, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) challenged the legality of prison phone rates in oral arguments before the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, the highest court in the state. The… Read More >>
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 >>