One enduring and pernicious myth about the men detained at Guantánamo is that they were all sent to the prison after being captured on the battlefield by U.S. forces in order to neutralize the threat...
Updated: January 14, 2016
Representing an Algerian citizen held at Guantánamo since 2002
Updated: January 20, 2017
Habeas corpus petition on behalf of Tariq Ba Odah, a cleared Yemeni man who was detained at Guantánamo without charge from 2002 - 2016.
Updated: March 2, 2017
A habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: May 5, 2017
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: April 5, 2018
In July 2016, Color of Change (COC) and CCR filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request seeking information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of...
Updated: April 19, 2019
For many years, St. Louis and surrounding Missouri counties have permitted police officers to issue the equivalent of a statewide arrest warrant into an electronic database, designating an individual...
Updated: May 20, 2019
Belton v. Gautreaux is a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of people imprisoned at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana. The lawsuit and an accompanying motion for a temporary...
Updated: June 12, 2020
RISE St. James, a faith-based grass-roots organization formed to advocate for racial and environmental justice in St. James, Louisiana, learned in November 2019 that graves of people enslaved on...
Updated: June 19, 2020
A federal class action lawsuit against the City of New York that challenges the NYPD's practices of racial profiling and unconstitutional stop and frisks.
Updated: July 9, 2020