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
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
Action brought in Switzerland under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: December 8, 2015
Guantanamo habeas petition in D.C. District Court, and human rights petition and request for precautionary measures before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (“IACHR”) for Djamel Ameziane
Updated: September 30, 2015
Ongoing revelations of pervasive and serious sexual violence against children and vulnerable adults by priests and others associated with the Catholic Church in different parts of the world have...
Updated: September 21, 2015
Amicus briefs in a case seeking civil liability from multinational corporations for their role aiding and abetting the South African apartheid regime.
Updated: September 16, 2015
A federal lawsuit that challenges the FBI’s abuse of the No-Fly List to coerce law-abiding American Muslims into spying on their religious communities.
Updated: July 29, 2016
An effort by CCR and allies on behalf of descendants of those buried in the Mamilla Cemetery to stop its destruction to make way for the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s “Museum of Tolerance.”
Updated: July 7, 2015
Freedom of Information Act Requests to various U.S. government agencies regarding the 2009 military coup in Honduras.
Updated: October 9, 2014
Blackman v. Holder is one of several cases in which the Center for Constitutional Rights submitted amicus briefs in support of non-citizens seeking relief from immigration detention. It involves a...
Updated: November 27, 2013
Plaintiff Rahinah Ibrahim is a Muslim woman and a citizen of Malaysia who was a doctoral student at Stanford University writing her thesis on affordable housing. She has neither a criminal record nor...
Updated: July 10, 2012
A FOIA request for information about a U.S. airstrike on a rural community in southwestern Yemen, in the al-Majalah region, on December 17, 2009.
Updated: April 17, 2012