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: June 17, 2021
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: May 27, 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: May 17, 2021
A challenge on behalf of landowners in Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Company’s (BBP) eminent domain lawsuit.
Updated: May 13, 2021
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: May 12, 2021
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: May 6, 2021
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: March 8, 2021
Representing an Algerian citizen held at Guantánamo since 2002
Updated: March 5, 2021
An intervention in a settler case against Airbnb on behalf of Palestinian landowners.
Updated: March 4, 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: March 3, 2021
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
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
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
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