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: February 9, 2021
Action seeking accountability for U.S. torture brought in France under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: January 29, 2021
A challenge on behalf of landowners in Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Company’s (BBP) eminent domain lawsuit.
Updated: January 26, 2021
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: January 19, 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
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: December 10, 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: November 10, 2020
Lawsuit on behalf of Vermont-based Migrant Justice against ICE, DHS, and the Vermont DMV.
Updated: October 29, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Doe, et al. v. Nestlé USA, Inc . and the companion case Doe, et al. v. Cargill, Inc. to decide the question of whether U.S. corporations can be held liable under...
Updated: October 22, 2020
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: October 12, 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: October 12, 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: September 29, 2020
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
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: August 27, 2020