CCR submitted an amicus brief in this case on behalf of the parents of Furkan Doğan , who was killed in the 2010 attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla . The flotilla, which carried more than 700...
Updated: November 19, 2018
Lawsuit on behalf of Vermont-based Migrant Justice against ICE, DHS, and the Vermont DMV.
Updated: November 15, 2018
D.J.C.V. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") is a habeas corpus case on behalf of D.J.C.V., a two-year old child, and his father, Mr. C., who are asylum seekers from Honduras. They...
Updated: November 15, 2018
In 2003, in the landmark decision Lawrence v. Texas , the United States Supreme Court declared that state statutes that criminalize sodomy are unconstitutional. In its sweeping decision, the Supreme...
Updated: October 25, 2018
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
Ongoing revelations of pervasive and serious sexual violence against children and vulnerable adults by priests and others associated with the Catholic Church in different parts of the world have...
Updated: August 20, 2018
Federal lawsuit against a U.S.-based anti-gay extremist for his active role in the conspiracy to strip away fundamental rights from LGBTI people in Uganda, which constitutes persecution.
Updated: August 10, 2018
Federal lawsuit challenging constitutionality of state-appointed “Emergency Managers” in predominantly black and brown communities of Michigan
Updated: July 25, 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
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: April 5, 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
A class action lawsuit challenging the 9/11 immigration detentions.
Updated: March 5, 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
A federal prosecution, under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, of two animal rights activists for allegedly liberating animals from fur farms.
Updated: November 8, 2017