Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: July 8, 2016
A federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the Vulcan Society and individual firefighters and firefighter applicants charging the New York City Fire Department with racially discriminatory hiring...
Updated: June 15, 2016
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: July 29, 2016
Action seeking accountability for U.S. torture brought in France under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: June 8, 2016
CCR has joined the Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) , a national leader on HIV policy development, along with 21 national and state organizations, in an amicus brief on behalf of Michael Johnson...
Updated: August 1, 2016
In 2010, the U.S. Bureau of the Census hired over a million temporary employees to conduct census surveys and serve in clerical positions. The Bureau ran the names of all applicants through the FBI...
Updated: April 20, 2016
Federal lawsuit challenging constitutionality of state-appointed “Emergency Managers” in predominantly black and brown communities of Michigan
Updated: August 2, 2016
Representing current and former Olympia Food Co-op board members who are being sued over their decision to boycott Israeli goods.
Updated: March 7, 2016
Action brought in Germany under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: February 19, 2016
A federal class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement as cruel and unusual punishment.
Updated: February 3, 2016
A class action lawsuit challenging the racially discriminatory impact of several standardized tests New York City used in a re-certification process for city public school teachers
Updated: January 20, 2016
ATS case bringing claims that U.S. technology company Cisco Systems, Inc. aided and abetted serious human rights abuses against Falun Gong practitioners in China
Updated: January 13, 2016
Actions on U.S. torture brought in Spain under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: January 4, 2016
CCR filed an amicus brief in the case of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan who was released in 2014 in exchange for five Guantanamo prisoners. Bergdahl is...
Updated: December 16, 2015
Action brought in Canada under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: December 11, 2015