A federal prosecution of four animal rights activists in California for conspiracy to commit animal enterprise terrorism.
Updated: November 6, 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
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 lawsuit brought on behalf of three journalists against the City of St. Paul, the City of Minneapolis, Ramsey County, and multiple law enforcement officers to challenge the targeting by law...
Updated: October 7, 2011
Kunstler v. City of New York was a multi-plaintiff federal lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) against the New York Police Department (NYPD) on behalf of protesters who were...
Updated: August 26, 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
CCR is providing legal support and criminal defense to the protesters who engaged in civil disobedience (CD) as part of the New Sanctuary Movement’s (NSM) on-going campaign around immigrant...
Updated: March 19, 2010
Camilo E. Mejia is a former staff sergeant with the Florida National Guard who, in 2004, after over eight years of military service and a five-month tour in ar-Ramadi in southern Iraq, became the...
Updated: March 8, 2010