CCR filed an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief in a criminal case on appeal before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in support of the reversal of Defendant-Appellant Tarek Mehanna’s...
Updated: March 5, 2014
A federal class action lawsuit on behalf of the Vulcan Society and individual firefighters and firefighter applicants charging the New York City Fire Department with racially discriminatory hiring...
Updated: June 15, 2016
A challenge to the U.S. drone killing of three U.S. citizens in Yemen.
Updated: June 29, 2015
On March 16, 2011, the Republican Governor Richard Snyder signed into law Public Act No. 4, the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act, also known as the “emergency...
Updated: April 29, 2014
Corrie v. Caterpillar was a federal lawsuit filed against Illinois-based Caterpillar, Inc. on behalf of the parents of Rachel Corrie and four Palestinian families whose relatives were killed or...
Updated: May 21, 2014
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: July 8, 2016
Ongoing revelations of pervasive and serious sexual violence against children and vulnerable adults by priests and others associated with the Catholic Church in different parts of the world have...
Updated: September 21, 2015
A federal class action lawsuit challenging prolonged solitary confinement as cruel and unusual punishment.
Updated: February 3, 2016
An effort by CCR and allies on behalf of descendants of those buried in the Mamilla Cemetery to stop its destruction to make way for the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s “Museum of Tolerance.”
Updated: July 7, 2015
A federal class action lawsuit against Avi Dichter, former Director of Israel's General Security Service (GSS), on behalf of Palestinians who were killed or injured in 2002, when a one-ton bomb was...
Updated: July 15, 2015