Cases by Issue

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The Supreme Court will hear CCR's case Al Odah v. U.S. this term.

Between current and past cases we have approximately 150 case descriptions available here. This list can be ordered by date or name, and filtered by the issues to which they relate.

The search function may be more efficient when looking for specific releases.

  1. Haitian Centers Council, Inc. v. Sale

    Haitian Centers Council, Inc. v. Sale was a case which secured an order in federal court that closed the detention camp for HIV-positive Haitian refugees at Guantánamo.

  2. Khan v. Obama/ Khan v. Gates

    CCR’s representation of Majid Khan involves two cases: Khan v. Obama, a habeas corpus petition filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and Khan v. Gates, a petition for review under…

  3. Barre v. Obama

    Mohammed Sulaymon Barre is a Somali citizen who was imprisoned in Guantánamo for nearly eight years. He held official refugee status granted by the United National High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and lived and worked freely…