Sharqawi Al Hajj is a 47-year-old citizen of Yemen who has been detained without charge at Guantánamo since 2004, after over two years in CIA sites. He faces the prospect of a death sentence in...
Updated: August 31, 2021
Abu Zubaydah is a victim of some of the most egregious torture perpetrated against detainees in the post-9/11 era. Held in CIA prisons located in various third countries from 2002 to 2006, he was the...
Updated: August 23, 2021
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: July 29, 2021
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Doe, et al. v. Nestlé USA, Inc . and the companion case Doe, et al. v. Cargill, Inc. to decide the question of whether U.S. corporations can be held liable under...
Updated: June 17, 2021
A challenge on behalf of landowners in Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin to the Bayou Bridge Pipeline Company’s (BBP) eminent domain lawsuit.
Updated: May 13, 2021
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: May 12, 2021
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: May 6, 2021
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: April 6, 2021
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: April 5, 2021
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: March 8, 2021
An intervention in a settler case against Airbnb on behalf of Palestinian landowners.
Updated: March 4, 2021
Lawsuit on behalf of Vermont-based Migrant Justice against ICE, DHS, and the Vermont DMV.
Updated: March 4, 2021
Action seeking accountability for U.S. torture brought in France under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: January 29, 2021
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: October 12, 2020
Mijente, the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP), CUNY Law School’s Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic (HRGJ) and the Center for Constitutional Rights have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)...
Updated: September 14, 2020