On January 2, 2015, the State of Palestine acceded to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and, on April 1, 2015, Palestine became the 123rd Member State of the ICC . Palestine...
Updated: May 17, 2022
Following the United States government’s withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2021 and the Taliban’s takeover of the country, the Biden Administration announced it would freeze over $7 billion held in the...
Updated: May 10, 2022
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: May 9, 2022
Scott v. PA Board of Probation and Parole is a lawsuit in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania on behalf of six individuals serving mandatory sentences of Death By Incarceration (DBI), also known...
Updated: April 13, 2022
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: April 4, 2022
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: March 18, 2022
International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda filed a request with the Pre-Trial Chamber on November 20, 2017 seeking judicial authorization to open a formal investigation into crimes...
Updated: March 15, 2022
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: March 2, 2022
A class action lawsuit challenging the 9/11 immigration detentions.
Updated: February 16, 2022
In July 2020, ICE announced it would be holding a "Citizens Academy" in Chicago, Illinois where civilian invitees would be trained in various enforcement techniques used by the law enforcement agency...
Updated: February 3, 2022
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: January 27, 2022
Mariah Lopez v. New York City Department of Homeless Services is a case concerning the failure of the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) to serve transgender people in safe shelters, meet...
Updated: January 4, 2022
On behalf of Muslims for Human Rights (MUHURI), the Center for Constitutional Rights and the NYU School of Law's Global Justice Clinic filed a FOIA request to the CIA, DOD, and other federal agencies...
Updated: November 18, 2021
CCR’s representation of Guantánamo prisoner and victim of CIA torture Majid Khan.
Updated: October 31, 2021
A challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: September 11, 2021