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
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
Talisman Energy, Inc. aided and abetted the Sudanese Government in a campaign of genocide and torture against non-Muslim African people in Southern Sudan in order to expand their oil exploration in...
Updated: October 2, 2012
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
Heirs of victims of the Armenian genocide sue German corporations for unpaid insurance benefits.
Updated: September 24, 2012
On April 9, 2010, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a civil complaint with the Department of Homeland Security regarding the mistreatment of detainees at the Port Isabel Detention...
Updated: September 18, 2012
The Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) held the petitioner, Mr. Ragbir, removable from the United States by applying a narrow evidentiary standard that the Supreme Court later rejected...
Updated: August 5, 2011
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