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
A federal class action lawsuit against the City of New York that challenges the NYPD's practices of racial profiling and unconstitutional stop and frisks.
Updated: October 12, 2022
Action brought in Switzerland under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
Updated: November 12, 2019
Amicus briefs in a case seeking civil liability from multinational corporations for their role aiding and abetting the South African apartheid regime.
Updated: September 16, 2015
ATS case bringing claims that U.S. technology company Cisco Systems, Inc. aided and abetted serious human rights abuses against Falun Gong practitioners in China
Updated: January 13, 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 2003, in the landmark decision Lawrence v. Texas , the United States Supreme Court declared that state statutes that criminalize sodomy are unconstitutional. In its sweeping decision, the Supreme...
Updated: March 4, 2021
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
For many years, St. Louis and surrounding Missouri counties have permitted police officers to issue the equivalent of a statewide arrest warrant into an electronic database, designating an individual...
Updated: December 8, 2022
A habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: November 7, 2022