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
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