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: July 28, 2021
Between April and May 2021, Freedom for Immigrants’ National Immigration Detention Hotline received numerous complaints of incidents of abuse from immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs...
Updated: July 14, 2021
A challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: June 28, 2021
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
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: May 27, 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
Belton v. Gautreaux is a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of people imprisoned at the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana. The lawsuit and an accompanying motion for a temporary...
Updated: April 26, 2021
Rufus Henry and Matthew Allen were both convicted of murder in the second degree by non-unanimous juries and sentenced to life in prison following trials in which they argued that they acted in self-...
Updated: April 22, 2021
A federal class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement as cruel and unusual punishment.
Updated: April 9, 2021
A due process challenge to the Communications Management Units (CMUs), two highly restrictive federal prison units that segregate certain prisoners and severely limit and control their communication...
Updated: April 7, 2021
An intervention in a settler case against Airbnb on behalf of Palestinian landowners.
Updated: March 4, 2021
Lawsuit on behalf of Vermont-based Migrant Justice against ICE, DHS, and the Vermont DMV.
Updated: March 4, 2021
Non-profit, grassroots organizations fighting for the rights of immigrants and refugees to challenge a Trump administration asylum ban rule.
Updated: February 17, 2021