A case brought by four former Guantanamo prisoners against former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld seeking damages for their arbitrary detention and torture.
Updated: July 11, 2011
A petition for habeas corpus filed on behalf of Khaled Abd el Ghabar Mohammed Othman by his family members in Yemen as “next friends” (the traditional mode of challenging detention by the executive...
Updated: November 25, 2015
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
A case challenging warrantless surveillance by the NSA
Updated: October 21, 2014
A petition for extraordinary relief filed with the Army Court of Criminal Appeals, and a subsequent writ-appeal filed with the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, seeking access to documents in...
Updated: November 6, 2014
A lawsuit filed in federal district court in Baltimore, Maryland seeking access to documents and closed sessions in the court-martial proceedings for Private First Class Chelsea Manning. This case...
Updated: June 26, 2015
Representing David Hicks, an Australian citizen who was detained for five and a half years at Guantánamo, where he was tortured.
Updated: August 19, 2015
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: December 1, 2016
Representing an Algerian citizen held at Guantánamo since 2002
Updated: January 20, 2017
CCR’s representation of Guantánamo prisoner and victim of CIA torture Majid Khan.
Updated: March 2, 2017