Challenging the severe restrictions to travel to Cuba, first announced by the Treasury Department on April 20, 1982.
Updated: March 3, 2010
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
A suit on behalf of the Oneida Nation of New York against the U.S. Department of the Interior, charging that the government violated the Oneidas’ national sovereignty. The suit alleged that the...
Updated: February 10, 2012
The population of Hempstead, New York, which covers the heart of Long Island’s Nassau County, is 13 percent Black and Latino, but all of its six Republican council members lived in...
Updated: February 15, 2012
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
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
Hamdan filed his petition for habeas corpus, claiming that the military commission lacked authority to try him since there was no congressional act that authorized them. Further, Hamdan’s...
Updated: January 17, 2013
CCR's first landmark Supreme Court case establishing the rights of the Guantanamo detainees.
Updated: July 3, 2014
Updated: March 8, 2011
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