CCR, AIUSA and WSLS filed FOIA requests with government agencies seeking the release of records related to the evaluations or authorizations of secret detention and transfer, policies and procedures...
Updated: April 19, 2019
Al Quraishi v. Nakhla and L-3 Services challenged corporate impunity for torture and other war crimes at Abu Ghraib and other prisons in Iraq.
Updated: July 15, 2015
Action brought in Canada under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: November 12, 2019
A class action lawsuit to challenge the NYPD’s policy of conducting stop-and-frisks without reasonable suspicion of criminal activity as required by the Fourth Amendment. Additionally, the...
Updated: October 1, 2012
FOIA request seeking information on controversial immigration detention bed quotas.
Updated: December 3, 2019
This case was brought by non-profit, grassroots organizations fighting for the rights of immigrants and refugees to challenge the Trump administration’s sudden and unilateral imposition of a bar on...
Updated: March 2, 2020
In July 2016, Color of Change (COC) and the Center for Constitutional Rights filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request seeking information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
Updated: August 31, 2020
A challenge to corporate impunity under the Alien Tort Statute for war crimes and torture at Abu Ghraib prison.
Updated: September 9, 2020
Mijente, the Immigrant Defense Project (IDP), CUNY Law School’s Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic (HRGJ) and the Center for Constitutional Rights have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)...
Updated: September 14, 2020
A class action lawsuit challenging the racially discriminatory impact of several standardized tests New York City used in a re-certification process for City public school teachers
Updated: September 23, 2020