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: June 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: June 16, 2020
Archilla v. Witte is a federal lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on behalf of 18 medically vulnerable people currently held in ICE’s Etowah Detention Center in...
Updated: June 12, 2020
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: June 12, 2020
Dada v. Witte is a federal lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on behalf of 16 medically vulnerable people currently held in six different immigration detention...
Updated: May 22, 2020
Tamayo Espinoza v. Witte is a federal lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on behalf of seven medically vulnerable people currently held in Adams County Detention...
Updated: May 12, 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: May 6, 2020
A federal class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement as cruel and unusual punishment.
Updated: May 4, 2020
Dada v. ICE is a federal lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on behalf of 17 medically vulnerable people currently held in five different immigration detention centers...
Updated: April 24, 2020
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 challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: January 27, 2020
A challenge on behalf of landowners in Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Company’s (BBP) eminent domain lawsuit.
Updated: January 8, 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