Jane Doe v. Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) and Anwar Haddam is a lawsuit brought in December 1996 by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the International Women’s Human Rights Law Clinic (...
Updated: October 22, 2007
Updated: April 23, 2008
A federal lawsuit that challenges the Air Force's "don't ask, don't tell" policy that discriminates against LGBT members of the military.
Updated: June 30, 2009
CCR joined as an amicus in urging the Inter-American Court of Human Rights to determine that the longstanding failure to investigate, prosecute, or prevent the crimes in this case (three in a series...
Updated: July 28, 2009
The case was filed on behalf of three Haitian women who were brutally tortured by FRAPH. Two of the three plaintiffs were gang-raped in front of their families. A third was attacked by two FRAPH...
Updated: December 15, 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
Camilo E. Mejia is a former staff sergeant with the Florida National Guard who, in 2004, after over eight years of military service and a five-month tour in ar-Ramadi in southern Iraq, became the...
Updated: March 8, 2010
A case brought by four former Guantanamo prisoners against former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld seeking damages for their arbitrary detention and torture.
Updated: July 11, 2011
Doe v. Lumintang is a civil lawsuit brought against the former Vice Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Army, Johny Lumintang. The suit implicates Lumintang in an official policy of repression of the...
Updated: September 25, 2012
Successful challenges to Louisiana’s requirement that people convicted of Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) register as sex offenders.
Updated: January 4, 2013