A case challenging warrantless surveillance by the NSA
Updated: October 21, 2014
CCR's first landmark Supreme Court case establishing the rights of the Guantanamo detainees.
Updated: July 3, 2014
Hamdan filed his petition for habeas corpus, claiming that the military commission lacked authority to try him since there was no congressional act that authorized them. Further, Hamdan’s...
Updated: January 17, 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
A class action lawsuit to challenge the NYPD’s policy of conducting stop-and-frisks without reasonable suspicion of criminal activity as required by the Fourth Amendment. Additionally, the...
Updated: October 1, 2012
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
Challenging the government's decision authorizing the CIA and JSOC to target and kill Anwar Al-Aulaqi in Yemen.
Updated: July 17, 2012
A case brought by four former Guantanamo prisoners against former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld seeking damages for their arbitrary detention and torture.
Updated: July 11, 2011
Khan Tumani, et al., v. Obama, el al ., was a habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of Abdul Nasser Khan Tumani and Muhammed Khan Tumani, a father and son from Syria who were unlawfully detained in...
Updated: June 29, 2011
In Abramowicz v. Lefkowitz, attorneys at CCR brought the first challenge to the constitutionality of abortion statutes in which women were the plaintiffs and the issues raised were those of a woman...
Updated: January 25, 2010