In February of 2000 CCR filed Wright v. Corrections Corporation of America , a nationwide class action lawsuit, seeking to enjoin, declare illegal, and recoup damages resulting from conspiracies...
Updated: July 6, 2009
A suit on behalf of unarmed residents of the Niger Delta, who protested at Chevron's offshore Parabe Platform. On the morning of May 28, Nigerian human rights protestors were shot and some killed by...
Updated: January 20, 2010
A class action lawsuit that challenged New York State’s monopoly telephone contract with MCI/Verizon that forced family members and friends of prisoners to pay exorbitant collect calling rates to...
Updated: June 27, 2011
A FOIA request for information about a U.S. airstrike on a rural community in southwestern Yemen, in the al-Majalah region, on December 17, 2009.
Updated: April 17, 2012
Challenging the government's decision authorizing the CIA and JSOC to target and kill Anwar Al-Aulaqi in Yemen.
Updated: July 17, 2012
Heirs of victims of the Armenian genocide sue German corporations for unpaid insurance benefits.
Updated: September 24, 2012
Talisman Energy, Inc. aided and abetted the Sudanese Government in a campaign of genocide and torture against non-Muslim African people in Southern Sudan in order to expand their oil exploration in...
Updated: October 2, 2012
A challenge to the U.S. drone killing of three U.S. citizens in Yemen.
Updated: June 29, 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
A civil rights lawsuit which challenged the State of Illinois’ practice of creating exclusive agreements with telephone companies for inmate telephone service.
Updated: October 9, 2007