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
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 federal prosecution, under the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, of two animal rights activists for allegedly liberating animals from fur farms.
Updated: November 8, 2017
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
Guantanamo habeas petition in D.C. District Court, and human rights petition and request for precautionary measures before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (“IACHR”) for Djamel Ameziane
Updated: September 7, 2017
The Center for Constitutional Rights submitted an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court of the United States to take on the case of Mohamed Osman Mohamud. Mohamud v. United States is one of the first...
Updated: August 16, 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
The Center for Constitutional Rights submitted an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to hear the appeal of Edmund Zagorski, a man imprisoned on death row in Tennessee. CCR argued that the death...
Updated: January 23, 2017
Representing an Algerian citizen held at Guantánamo since 2002
Updated: January 20, 2017
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: December 1, 2016