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
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 the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request seeking information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
Updated: August 31, 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: December 24, 2020
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: February 9, 2021
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: March 4, 2021
Representing an Algerian citizen held at Guantánamo since 2002
Updated: March 5, 2021
The Center for Constitutional Rights, along with Bronx Defenders, the Legal Aid Society, NAACP-LDF, NYCLU, and the law firm of Beldock, Levine & Hoffman, filed an amicus brief in support of the...
Updated: March 9, 2021