Mijente, the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP), CUNY Law School’s Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic (HRGJ) and the Center for Constitutional Rights have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)...
Updated: September 14, 2020
A challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: September 9, 2020
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: September 4, 2020
Organizers and representatives of Arizona Palestine Solidarity Alliance (APSA), Black Lives Matter (BLM) Phoenix Metro, Mijente, Puente, and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a lawsuit in...
Updated: September 2, 2020
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: August 27, 2020
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: August 13, 2020
A challenge on behalf of landowners in Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Company’s (BBP) eminent domain lawsuit.
Updated: July 16, 2020
In 2018, the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) drafted and proposed an amendment to Louisiana’s Critical Infrastructure law, which was passed by the legislature, that is so...
Updated: July 7, 2020
On January 2, 2015, the State of Palestine acceded to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and, on April 1, 2015, Palestine became the 123rd Member State of the ICC . Palestine...
Updated: June 8, 2020
International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda filed a request with the Pre-Trial Chamber on November 20, 2017 seeking judicial authorization to open a formal investigation into crimes...
Updated: April 28, 2020
Action seeking accountability for U.S. torture brought in France under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: December 18, 2019
CCR, together with Louisiana Bucket Brigade, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, and 350 New Orleans, has filed a petition in Louisiana state court seeking the release of records relating to the communications...
Updated: December 3, 2019
On behalf of the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a public records request with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) seeking records related to...
Updated: December 3, 2019
Actions on U.S. torture brought in Spain under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: November 13, 2019
Action brought in Germany under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: November 12, 2019