A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: January 19, 2021
Al Otro Lado, Inc., et al. v. Kirstjen Nielsen, et al. , is a class action lawsuit against officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in a...
Updated: January 18, 2021
Sharqawi Al Hajj is a 47-year-old citizen of Yemen who has been detained without charge at Guantánamo since 2004, after over two years in CIA sites. He faces the prospect of a death sentence in...
Updated: January 13, 2021
Ali v. Trump is a federal habeas corpus petition brought on behalf of Abdul Razak Ali (also known as Saeed Bakhouch), an Algerian citizen detained without charge at Guantánamo Bay since 2002. One of...
Updated: December 28, 2020
Ashley Diamond is a Black trans woman and prisoners’ rights activist from Rome, Georgia, whose landmark lawsuit challenging the cruel and unusual treatment of incarcerated trans people by the Georgia...
Updated: November 24, 2020
The Center for Constitutional Rights, Lambda Legal, and Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP filed an amicus brief with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of 16 non-profit and grassroots...
Updated: October 22, 2020
Guantanamo habeas petition in D.C. District Court, and human rights petition and request for precautionary measures before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (“IACHR”) for Djamel Ameziane
Updated: May 27, 2020
The Center for Constitutional Rights and ten other amici filed a brief of amicus curiae in support of appellee Adree Edmo. The brief argues that the appellate court should uphold the lower court's...
Updated: September 5, 2019
In 2003, in the landmark decision Lawrence v. Texas , the United States Supreme Court declared that state statutes that criminalize sodomy are unconstitutional. In its sweeping decision, the Supreme...
Updated: October 25, 2018
Ongoing revelations of pervasive and serious sexual violence against children and vulnerable adults by priests and others associated with the Catholic Church in different parts of the world have...
Updated: August 20, 2018
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
A habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: May 5, 2017
CCR’s representation of Guantánamo prisoner and victim of CIA torture Majid Khan.
Updated: March 2, 2017
Representing an Algerian citizen held at Guantánamo since 2002
Updated: January 20, 2017
A FOIA request for information about a U.S. airstrike on a rural community in southwestern Yemen, in the al-Majalah region, on December 17, 2009.
Updated: April 17, 2012