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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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March 19, 2013, Boston and New York – Last night, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA), without addressing the central First Amendment question in the case. The Center for… Read More >>
March 18, 2013, New York, NY – The Vulcan Society, the fraternal organization of Black firefighters in the FDNY, pointed to a New York Post report on the racist and anti-semetic twitter feed of Joseph Cassano, employee at the FDNY’s… Read More >>
March 15, 2013, New York – Last night, a federal judge approved a settlement between the government and several rights groups in a long-running lawsuit demanding transparency in the controversial Secure Communities (SCOMM) program. Read More >>
March 14, 2013, Oakland – Today, lawyers from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) urged a federal judge to reject California’s attempt to dismiss a class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement in California prisons. The case was filed on… Read More >>
March 14, 2013, New York – In response to statements by JTF-GTMO calling reports of a mass hunger strike at Guantánamo “falsehoods” and in light of growing concerns over the health of detainees who have now been on strike for… Read More >>
March 12, 2013, Washington D.C.— Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights provided expert testimony at a thematic hearing about the unfolding humanitarian crisis at Guantánamo before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), a body of the Organization of American… Read More >>
March 10, 2013, New York - The Center for Constitutional Rights and The American Civil Liberties Union issued the following statement in response to The New York Times article today detailing the U.S. government’s killings of three U.S. citizens: Read More >>
March 4, 2013, New York – As part of its ongoing lawsuit to force public access to documents in the court-martial of PFC Bradley Manning, Center for Constitutional Rights v. United States, CCR today filed a supplemental declaration from Kevin… Read More >>
March 4, 2013, New York – In response to news from their attorneys that most of the men at Guantanamo have been on hunger strike for more than three weeks, the Center for Constitutional Rights and habeas counsel sent a… Read More >>
February 28, 2013, New York and Rome – Today, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed an alternate report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child… Read More >>