A case challenging warrantless surveillance by the NSA
Updated: September 8, 2021
Hamer v. Campell is a civil rights case which Fannie Lou Hamer brought against Cecil Campbell, the circuit clerk of Mississippi, for denying her and other Black people the right to register and vote...
Updated: March 14, 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
FOIA request seeking information on controversial immigration detention bed quotas.
Updated: December 3, 2019
A FOIA lawsuit seeking records of any NSA surveillance gathered on 23 attorneys who represented men detained at Guantánamo.
Updated: October 31, 2019
Alobahy v. Trump was a federal lawsuit on behalf of three Yemeni-Americans against President Trump, the State Department, and the Department of Homeland Security for the unlawful revocation of...
Updated: September 3, 2019
National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) was a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit that forced the U.S. government to release...
Updated: April 15, 2019
Rahim v FBI is a federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation filed in the District Court for the Eastern District...
Updated: March 6, 2019
In 1993, CCR and co-counsel sued Radovan Karadžić for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity – including the campaign of rape and other sexual violence as a form of torture and genocide...
Updated: September 19, 2016
A lawsuit against the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for firing Professor Steven Salaita from a tenured position over his tweets critical of Israel’s summer 2014 attack on Gaza.
Updated: September 15, 2016