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
Challenging the rendition to torture in Syria of Canadian citizen Maher Arar by U.S. government officials. [Past Case]
Updated: August 11, 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
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
CCR, AIUSA and WSLS filed FOIA requests with government agencies seeking the release of records related to the evaluations or authorizations of secret detention and transfer, policies and procedures...
Updated: April 19, 2019