One enduring and pernicious myth about the men detained at Guantánamo is that they were all sent to the prison after being captured on the battlefield by U.S. forces in order to neutralize the threat...
Updated: June 3, 2015
CCR’s representation of Guantánamo prisoner and victim of CIA torture Majid Khan.
Updated: June 3, 2015
Gulino v. Board of Education is a class action lawsuit challenging the racially discriminatory impact of several standardized tests New York City used in a re-certification process for city public...
Updated: June 1, 2015
A federal class action lawsuit against the City of New York that challenges the NYPD's practices of racial profiling and unconstitutional stop and frisks.
Updated: May 29, 2015
Bush torture indictment, Switzerland. Criminal case in Switzerland brought by former Guantánamo detainees against George W. Bush under the Convention Against Torture.
Updated: May 28, 2015
Federal lawsuit challenging government-ordered, extrajudicial killings in Bolivia
Updated: March 17, 2015
Challenges the NYPD’s suspicionless surveillance of Muslim Americans on the basis of their Muslim identity
Updated: January 16, 2015
Bush Torture Indictment, Canada. Criminal complaint in Canada brought by four torture victims against George W. Bush under Convention Against Torture; Petition against Canada before the UN Committee...
Updated: December 23, 2014
Spain Preliminary Investigation into U.S. Torture, Court 5 and the Investigation of the “Bush Six” (former U.S. government lawyers) into U.S. Torture, Court 6
Updated: December 10, 2014
Federal lawsuit challenging constitutionality of state-appointed “Emergency Managers” in predominantly black and brown communities of Michigan
Updated: December 9, 2014
Freedom of Information Request with DHS and ICE seeking information related to ICE’s home raids policies and arrest data in general as well as the particulars of a December 2011 ICE warrantless home...
Updated: November 20, 2014
Freedom of Information Act Requests to various U.S. government agencies regarding the 2009 military coup in Honduras.
Updated: October 9, 2014
Representing a Yemeni citizen held without charge at Guantanamo since 2002.
Updated: September 15, 2014
Guantanamo habeas petition in D.C. District Court, and human rights petition and request for precautionary measures before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (“IACHR”), Djamel Ameziane
Updated: July 21, 2014
A habeas corpus petition on behalf of the only Guantánamo detainee who the government has openly admitted was tortured.
Updated: June 23, 2014