A petition for habeas corpus filed on behalf of Khaled Abd el Ghabar Mohammed Othman by his family members in Yemen as “next friends” (the traditional mode of challenging detention by the executive...
Updated: November 25, 2015
Representing David Hicks, an Australian citizen who was detained for five and a half years at Guantánamo, where he was tortured.
Updated: August 19, 2015
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
On March 16, 2011, the Republican Governor Richard Snyder signed into law Public Act No. 4, the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act, also known as the “emergency...
Updated: April 29, 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
The population of Hempstead, New York, which covers the heart of Long Island’s Nassau County, is 13 percent Black and Latino, but all of its six Republican council members lived in...
Updated: February 15, 2012