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: March 19, 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
Non-profit, grassroots organizations fighting for the rights of immigrants and refugees to challenge a Trump administration asylum ban rule.
Updated: December 2, 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
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
A federal class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement as cruel and unusual punishment.
Updated: June 3, 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
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: February 15, 2019
Reiyn Keohane v. Florida Department of Corrections concerns whether incarcerated transgender people have a right to comprehensive gender dysphoria treatment, including healthcare related to social...
Updated: February 4, 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
The Center for Constitutional Rights submitted an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to hear the appeal of Edmund Zagorski, a man imprisoned on death row in Tennessee. CCR argued that the death...
Updated: January 23, 2017