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
A class action lawsuit challenging the 9/11 immigration detentions.
Updated: May 20, 2019
CCR and Muslim Advocates filed this Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request on January 23, 2018 to obtain documents that would provide much-needed clarity on the process to obtain a waiver to the...
Updated: April 14, 2019
A FOIA request for documents relating to the NSEERS registration program.
Updated: April 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
Ms. Q. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) is a lawsuit on behalf of an asylum seeker from El Salvador and her four-year old child, J. They have been unlawfully separated from each...
Updated: December 3, 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
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
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
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
Blackman v. Holder is one of several cases in which the Center for Constitutional Rights submitted amicus briefs in support of non-citizens seeking relief from immigration detention. It involves a...
Updated: November 27, 2013