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
Khan Tumani, et al., v. Obama, el al ., was a habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of Abdul Nasser Khan Tumani and Muhammed Khan Tumani, a father and son from Syria who were unlawfully detained in...
Updated: June 29, 2011
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
A petition for habeas corpus filed on behalf of Khaled Abd el Ghabar Mohammed Othman by his family members in Yemen as “next friends” (the traditional mode of challenging detention by the executive...
Updated: November 25, 2015
Plaintiff Rahinah Ibrahim is a Muslim woman and a citizen of Malaysia who was a doctoral student at Stanford University writing her thesis on affordable housing. She has neither a criminal record nor...
Updated: July 10, 2012
When the New York Times broke the story of the original NSA warrantless surveillance program in December of 2005, CCR’s legal staff realized that many of our international communications in the...
Updated: September 24, 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
One enduring and pernicious myth about the men detained at Guantánamo is that they were all sent to the prison after being captured on the battlefield by U.S. forces in order to neutralize the threat...
Updated: January 14, 2016
A case challenging warrantless surveillance by the NSA
Updated: October 21, 2014
Representing David Hicks, an Australian citizen who was detained for five and a half years at Guantánamo, where he was tortured.
Updated: August 19, 2015