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: December 3, 2019
Amicus brief in case of Guatemalans subjected to non-consensual medical experiments between 1945 and 1956.
Updated: September 23, 2019
A federal lawsuit on behalf of 13 Yemeni-Americans for the unlawful revocation of their family members’ previously approved visas due to the Muslim Ban.
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
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
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
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