Local 1330 of the United States Steelworkers filed a lawsuit in federal court to save 3,500 jeopardized jobs by keeping open four large steel mills in Youngstown, Ohio.
Updated: March 2, 2011
Charging former Paraguayan official Americo Peña-Irala with the wrongful death of Joelito Filártiga. The suit pioneered the application of a previously little-used 1789 federal statute, the Alien...
Updated: January 3, 2019
Plaintiffs charged Nikola Vuckovic with war crimes; crimes against humanity; and torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment under the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA) and the Alien Tort...
Updated: September 27, 2012
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
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 habeas corpus case on behalf of Guled Hassan Duran, a native of Somalia.
Updated: November 7, 2022
CCR and Palestine Legal are advocating on behalf of Fordham students who were denied permission to start Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at the university and then disciplined for protesting...
Updated: June 10, 2021
CCR submitted an amicus brief in this case on behalf of the parents of Furkan Doğan , who was killed in the 2010 attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla . The flotilla, which carried more than 700...
Updated: September 5, 2019