The Center for Constitutional Rights and ten other amici filed a brief of amicus curiae in support of appellee Adree Edmo. The brief argues that the appellate court should uphold the lower court's...
Updated: September 5, 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
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
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
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
CCR filed an amicus brief in the case of U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan who was released in 2014 in exchange for five Guantanamo prisoners. Bergdahl is...
Updated: October 5, 2017
A habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: May 5, 2017
CCR’s representation of Guantánamo prisoner and victim of CIA torture Majid Khan.
Updated: March 2, 2017
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
An effort by CCR and allies on behalf of descendants of those buried in the Mamilla Cemetery to stop its destruction to make way for the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s “Museum of Tolerance.”
Updated: July 7, 2015