A class action lawsuit that challenged New York State’s monopoly telephone contract with MCI/Verizon that forced family members and friends of prisoners to pay exorbitant collect calling rates to...
Updated: June 27, 2011
Mr. Cardenas Abreu was born in the Dominican Republic on February 17, 1979. He entered the United States as a lawful permanent resident at age 16 in 1996. His entire family, including his grandmother...
Updated: July 7, 2011
CCR's first landmark Supreme Court case establishing the rights of the Guantanamo detainees.
Updated: July 3, 2014
Amicus briefs supporting animal rights and other activists' challenges to state “ag-gag” laws.
Updated: July 10, 2017
A due process challenge to the Communications Management Units (CMUs), two highly restrictive federal prison units that segregate certain prisoners and severely limit and control their communication...
Updated: September 11, 2017
A federal prosecution, under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, of two animal rights activists for allegedly liberating animals from fur farms.
Updated: November 8, 2017
A class action lawsuit challenging the 9/11 immigration detentions.
Updated: March 5, 2018
The Ramapough Lenape Nation are descendants of the original people of the Ramapo Mountains, and many of them reside in the village of Mahwah. The Tribe owns a parcel of land in Mahwah which is a...
Updated: September 24, 2018
A federal class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement as cruel and unusual punishment.
Updated: January 28, 2019
In 2017, the partial owner of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Transfer Equity, filed a bizarre and far-fetched lawsuit naming various environmental organizations and "Earth First!" as defendants...
Updated: February 15, 2019