Tag Archive: Cases

Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) et al. v. United States & Lind, Chief Judge

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/center-constitutional-rights-et-al-v-united-states-lind-chief-judge CCR v. United States is a petition for extraordinary relief requesting that the Army Court of Criminal Appeals order the Judge in the court martial of alleged Wikileaks leaker PFC Chelsea Manning to grant the public and press access…
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Internet Freedom

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) et al v. Chief Judge Lind

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/center-constitutional-rights-et-al-v-chief-judge-lind CCR v. Chief Judge Lind is a lawsuit seeking a preliminary injunction under the First Amendment ordering the military judge in the court-martial of alleged Wikileaks leaker PFC Chelsea Manning to grant the public and press access to the…
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Internet Freedom

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and the ACLU v. OFAC & Al-Aulaqi v. Obama

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/ccr-and-aclu-v-ofac-al-aulaqi-v-obama In June 2010, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union were retained by Nasser Al-Aulaqi, the father of Anwar Al-Aulaqi, to bring a lawsuit in connection with the government’s decision to authorize the killing of…
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International War Crimes

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) v. Department of Defense

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/ccr-v-department-defensegaza-freedom-flotilla-foia CCR v. Department of Defense is a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit seeking the release of documents from the United States government regarding its knowledge of and role in the deadly May 2010 attack by the Israeli military on…
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Palestine

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Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project

https://ccrjustice.org/holder-v-humanitarian-law-project In this series of related cases, CCR has tackled two sets of legal prohibitions that make it a crime to provide support, including humanitarian aid, literature distribution and political advocacy, to any foreign entity that the government has designated…
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Civil Liberties

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Boumediene v. Bush/Al Odah v. United States

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/boumediene-v-bush-al-odah-v-united-states Boumediene v. Bush is the name given to a consolidation of cases brought to challenge new attempts to prevent the men detained at Guantanamo from exercising the rights the Supreme Court had recognized in CCR’s landmark case, Rasul v….
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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German War Crimes Complaint Against Donald Rumsfeld et al – Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/accountability-us-torture-Germany One hundred and fifty-five countries, including Germany and the United States, are party to the United Nations Convention Against Torture (CAT). Those countries have committed to investigating, prosecuting and punishing torturers. To this end, the Center for Constitutional Rights…
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International War Crimes

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Khan v. Obama/Khan v. Gates/United States v. Khan

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/khan-v-obama-khan-v-gates-united-states-v-khan CCR has represented Majid Khan in three cases: Khan v. Obama, a habeas corpus petition filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; Khan v. Gates, a petition for review under the Detainee Treatment Act of 2005,…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) v. Obama (formerly Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) v. Bush)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/ccr-v-obama-formerly-ccr-v-bush In December 2005, the New York Times broke the story that, for more than four years, the NSA had engaged in a widespread program of warrantless electronic surveillance of telephone calls and emails, with the approval of President Bush…
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Civil Liberties

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Matar et al v. Dichter

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/matar-et-al-v-dichter Matar et al v. Dichter is a class action lawsuit brought against the former Director of Israel’s GSS, Avi Dichter. It charges Dichter with war crimes, extra-judicial killing and other gross human rights violations for his participation in the…
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International War Crimes, Palestine

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