Communities United for Police Reform (CPR), represented by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, is filing a motion to intervene in a lawsuit...
Updated: September 17, 2020
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: September 16, 2020
A challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: September 9, 2020
Al Otro Lado, Inc., et al. v. Kirstjen Nielsen, et al. , is a class action lawsuit against officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in a...
Updated: September 8, 2020
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: September 4, 2020
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: August 27, 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: August 27, 2020
In July 2020, ICE announced it would be holding a "citizen's academy" in Chicago, Illinois where civilian invitees would be trained in various enforcement techniques used by the law enforcement...
Updated: July 16, 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: July 9, 2020
The Center for Constitutional Rights and the Transgender Law Center filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court on behalf of more than 45 non-profit and grassroots organizations...
Updated: June 15, 2020
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: June 8, 2020
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: April 28, 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
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: February 27, 2020
Lawsuit on behalf of Vermont-based Migrant Justice against ICE, DHS, and the Vermont DMV.
Updated: January 28, 2020