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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 24, 2007, Washington, DC – According to press reports, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice admitted during a House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing today that the U.S. government mishandled the rendition of Center for Constitutional Rights client and Canadian citizen… Read More >>
On October 18, 2007, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) client and extraordinary rendition victim Maher Arar testified at a House Joint Committee hearing convened to discuss his rendition by the U.S. to Syria for torture and interrogation. Read More >>
Gitanjali Gutierrez, a staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights who was the first habeas corpus lawyer to travel to Guantanamo, wrote this op-ed in The Washington Post on CCR client Majid Khan, a former Baltimore resident who was… Read More >>
On October 9, 2007, the U.S. government filed its opposing brief in the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Supreme Court case that will decide once again whether the Guantanamo detainees have the right to challenge their detention. Read More >>
On September 24, 2007, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) appealed a lower court's decision to dismiss the case charging an Israeli official with war crimes for his role in dropping a one-ton bomb on a Gaza City apartment building,… Read More >>
September 26, 2007, New York, NY – Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) announced that it, along with other human rights lawyers, has filed two lawsuits charging former Bolivian President Gonzalo Daniel Sánchez de Lozada Sánchez Bustamante and former… Read More >>
On September 17, 2007, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of CCR's case charging Caterpillar, Inc. with aiding and abetting war crimes and other serious human rights violations on the grounds that the company provided bulldozers to… Read More >>
On September 14, 2007, Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) co-counsel argued the appeal of the first case filed by Guantanamo detainees seeking to hold U.S. officials accountable for the physical, psychological, and religious torture and abuse at the offshore prison camp. The civil case… Read More >>
In a series of rulings issued August 14, 2007, United States District Court Judge Susan Illston rejected Chevron Corporation's final attempts to avoid trial for its involvement in brutal attacks on Nigerian villagers. Read More >>
On July 19, 2007, Governor Eliot Spitzer signed into law the Family Connections bill, which states that prison telephone service is a right and not a revenue generator. "Words cannot describe what this victory means to me - unless they are written… Read More >>