Rufus Henry and Matthew Allen were both convicted of murder in the second degree by non-unanimous juries and sentenced to life in prison following trials in which they argued that they acted in self-...
Updated: May 6, 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
On November 9, 2021, the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a motion for compassionate release in the Eastern District of New York on behalf of Charles Watts, a 51-year-old Black man who is...
Updated: April 1, 2022
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: March 18, 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 federal class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement as cruel and unusual punishment.
Updated: March 2, 2022
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: March 1, 2022
A class action lawsuit challenging the 9/11 immigration detentions.
Updated: February 16, 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
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
Al Hela poses the same central question posed by The Center for Constitutional Rights' Ali appeal : whether the Constitution’s Due Process Clause extends to individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay. Mr...
Updated: October 1, 2021
Yassir Fazaga, a Black Muslim imam who immigrated to the United States from Eritrea, and his congregants were targeted by the FBI, under a dragnet surveillance operation that, by the Bureau’s own...
Updated: September 28, 2021
Between April and May 2021, Freedom for Immigrants’ National Immigration Detention Hotline received numerous complaints of incidents of abuse from immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs...
Updated: September 15, 2021
A habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: September 8, 2021