A case challenging warrantless surveillance by the NSA
Updated: September 8, 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
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
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
Successful challenges to Louisiana’s requirement that people convicted of Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) register as sex offenders.
Updated: January 4, 2013
When the New York Times broke the story of the original NSA warrantless surveillance program in December of 2005, CCR’s legal staff realized that many of our international communications in the...
Updated: September 24, 2012
A federal lawsuit that challenges the Air Force's "don't ask, don't tell" policy that discriminates against LGBT members of the military.
Updated: June 30, 2009
Heidy v. United States Customs Service is a case which challenged the authority of U.S. Customs officials to seize and copy the written materials of travelers to Nicaragua. The government’s assertion...
Updated: October 22, 2007
United States v. United States District Court , briefed and argued before the Supreme Court by CCR in February 1972, arose out of a federal conspiracy prosecution in which the government admitted...
Updated: October 9, 2007