A challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: October 11, 2019
In 2018, the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (LMOGA) drafted and proposed an amendment to Louisiana’s Critical Infrastructure law, which was passed by the legislature, that is so...
Updated: October 11, 2019
Amicus brief in case of Guatemalans subjected to non-consensual medical experiments between 1945 and 1956.
Updated: September 23, 2019
A challenge on behalf of landowners in Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Company’s (BBP) eminent domain lawsuit.
Updated: September 20, 2019
An intervention in a settler case against Airbnb on behalf of Palestinian landowners.
Updated: September 6, 2019
This case involves a corporate trade group's challenge to 40 years of precedent limiting the government's ability to withhold information requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). On...
Updated: June 18, 2019
In 2017, the partial owner of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Energy Transfer Equity, filed a bizarre and far-fetched lawsuit naming various environmental organizations and "Earth First!" as defendants...
Updated: February 15, 2019
The Center for Constitutional Rights filed a petition in Louisiana state court seeking the release of records relating to the St. Charles Sheriff's travel and communications regarding TigerSwan LLC...
Updated: January 2, 2019
This petition follows a public records request to the Governor of Louisiana's Office for any records of meetings and/or communications between the Governor and his staff and agents of several...
Updated: September 14, 2018
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: August 29, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Jesner, et al. v. Arab Bank, PLC to decide the question of whether corporations are liable under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). CCR's brief argues that the...
Updated: April 24, 2018
Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), is now seeking to develop a 162-mile pipeline in Louisiana. ETP contracts with private security corporations to...
Updated: March 29, 2018
On behalf of the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a public records request with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) seeking records related to...
Updated: March 1, 2018
ATS case bringing claims that U.S. technology company Cisco Systems, Inc. aided and abetted serious human rights abuses against Falun Gong practitioners in China
Updated: January 13, 2016
Amicus briefs in a case seeking civil liability from multinational corporations for their role aiding and abetting the South African apartheid regime.
Updated: September 16, 2015