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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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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 >>
September 4, 2009 – Today, Judge Trendafilova of the International Criminal Court (ICC) denied a petition filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the International Women's Human Rights Clinic (IWHR) and a prominent group of individuals and organizations requesting… Read More >>
August 28, 2009, WASHINGTON – 521 local and national organizations, including the Center for Constitutional Rights, signed a letter delivered to President Obama on Aug. 25 demanding the administration terminate the 287(g) program granting state and local law enforcement agencies… Read More >>
Today saw the long awaited release of a report by the CIA's Office of Inspector General (the agency's internal watchdog) investigating the use of "enhanced interrogation techniques" (waterboarding and so forth) against detainees. The report's release had been delayed three… Read More >>
August 24, 2009, New York, NY – The attached documents were released through FOIA litigation by the Center for Constitutional Rights, Amnesty International USA, and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University School of Law… Read More >>