In the summer of 2012, the Buffalo Police Department created a "Strike Force" Unit to aggressively patrol and conduct vehicle checkpoints in "high crime" areas of the city. While purportedly set up...
Updated: April 23, 2020
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: April 6, 2020
Lawsuit on behalf of Vermont-based Migrant Justice against ICE, DHS, and the Vermont DMV.
Updated: January 28, 2020
A federal class action lawsuit against the City of New York that challenges the NYPD's practices of racial profiling and unconstitutional stop and frisks.
Updated: January 16, 2020
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
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: November 4, 2019
Ahmed Abu Ali is a 37-year-old American citizen of Jordanian origin currently serving a sentence of life without parole in federal prison following a 2005 conviction for material support and related...
Updated: October 3, 2019
A federal lawsuit on behalf of 13 Yemeni-Americans for the unlawful revocation of their family members’ previously approved visas due to the Muslim Ban.
Updated: September 6, 2019
For many years, St. Louis and surrounding Missouri counties have permitted police officers to issue the equivalent of a statewide arrest warrant into an electronic database, designating an individual...
Updated: May 20, 2019
A class action lawsuit challenging the 9/11 immigration detentions.
Updated: May 20, 2019
In July 2016, Color of Change (COC) and CCR filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request seeking information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of...
Updated: April 19, 2019
CCR and Muslim Advocates filed this Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request on January 23, 2018 to obtain documents that would provide much-needed clarity on the process to obtain a waiver to the...
Updated: April 14, 2019
A FOIA request for documents relating to the NSEERS registration program.
Updated: April 15, 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
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: April 5, 2018