A case challenging warrantless surveillance by the NSA
Updated: September 8, 2021
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: August 30, 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
Federal lawsuit against a U.S.-based anti-gay extremist for his active role in the conspiracy to strip away fundamental rights from LGBTI people in Uganda, which constitutes persecution.
Updated: October 11, 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
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