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: October 5, 2017
D.J.C.V. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") is a habeas corpus case on behalf of D.J.C.V., a two-year old child, and his father, Mr. C., who are asylum seekers from Honduras. They...
Updated: November 15, 2018
Ms. Q. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) is a lawsuit on behalf of an asylum seeker from El Salvador and her four-year old child, J. They have been unlawfully separated from each...
Updated: December 3, 2018
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
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: March 14, 2019
A class action lawsuit challenging the 9/11 immigration detentions.
Updated: May 20, 2019
A FOIA lawsuit seeking records of any NSA surveillance gathered on 23 attorneys who represented men detained at Guantánamo.
Updated: October 31, 2019
Bronner v. Duggan is a case filed by four American Studies Association (ASA) members against the ASA and ten individuals following the organization's passage of a resolution to endorse and honor the...
Updated: November 12, 2019
The attorneys for Salim Hamdan filed a brief in his military commission asking the judge to declare that Hamdan had been subjected to "abusive interrogation techniques," ie., torture. The...
This article focuses on Wilner v. NSA , CCR's case which alleges that the U.S. government has been spying on Guantanamo attorneys.