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
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
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
A case challenging warrantless surveillance by the NSA
Updated: October 21, 2014
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
On September 5, 2012, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, plaintiff Muhammad Salah, a U.S. citizen residing in Illinois, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of...
Updated: July 24, 2013
Successful challenges to Louisiana’s requirement that people convicted of Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) register as sex offenders.
Updated: January 4, 2013
Plaintiffs charged Nikola Vuckovic with war crimes; crimes against humanity; and torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment under the Torture Victim Protection Act (TVPA) and the Alien Tort...
Updated: September 27, 2012