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: February 15, 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
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
Federal lawsuit challenging constitutionality of state-appointed “Emergency Managers” in predominantly black and brown communities of Michigan
Updated: July 25, 2018
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
A federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the Vulcan Society and individual firefighters and firefighter applicants charging the New York City Fire Department with racially discriminatory hiring...
Updated: June 15, 2016
CCR has joined the Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) , a national leader on HIV policy development, along with 21 national and state organizations, in an amicus brief on behalf of Michael Johnson...
Updated: August 1, 2016
In 2010, the U.S. Bureau of the Census hired over a million temporary employees to conduct census surveys and serve in clerical positions. The Bureau ran the names of all applicants through the FBI...
Updated: April 20, 2016
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
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
CCR has submitted an amicus brief in Glik v. Cunniffe before the First Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Berkeley Copwatch, Communities United against Police Brutality, Justice Committee,...
Updated: September 6, 2011