CCR filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief in a criminal case on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in support of the reversal of Defendant-Appellant Tarek Mehanna’s...
Updated: March 5, 2014
A federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the Vulcan Society and individual firefighters and firefighter applicants charging the New York City Fire Department with racially discriminatory hiring...
Updated: June 15, 2016
A challenge to the U.S. drone killing of three U.S. citizens in Yemen.
Updated: June 29, 2015
On March 16, 2011, the Republican Governor Richard Snyder signed into law Public Act No. 4, the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act, also known as the “emergency...
Updated: April 29, 2014
An effort by CCR and allies on behalf of descendants of those buried in the Mamilla Cemetery to stop its destruction to make way for the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s “Museum of Tolerance.”
Updated: July 7, 2015
The Right to Heal Initiative is a multi-faceted project to address the impact of the war in Iraq. The objectives of the project are to examine the human rights impacts and implications of the Iraq...
Updated: December 31, 1969
Challenging the rendition to torture in Syria of Canadian citizen Maher Arar by U.S. government officials. [Past Case]
Updated: September 21, 2015
A facial challenge to the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) as an unconstitutional infringement on free speech
Updated: August 3, 2016
A case challenging warrantless surveillance by the NSA
Updated: October 21, 2014
A federal prosecution of four animal rights activists in California for conspiracy to commit animal enterprise terrorism.
Updated: November 6, 2014