Tag Archive: Cases

Saleh, et al. v. Titan, et al.

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/saleh-et-al-v-titan-et-al Saleh, et al. v. Titan, et al. is a federal class action lawsuit against U.S.-based private contractors CACI International, Inc. and Titan Corporation (which first changed its name to L-3 Services, and later to Engility), for their role in…
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International War Crimes

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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), et al. v. Deptartment of Defense, et al.

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/torture-foia-aclu-ccr-et-al-v-dept-defense-et-al ACLU, CCR, et al. v. Dept. of Defense, et al. is a lawsuit that charges the Department of Defense and other government agencies with illegally withholding records concerning the abuse of detainees in U.S. military custody. The case was…
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Arar v. Ashcroft et al

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/arar-v-ashcroft-et-al Arar v. Ashcroft was a federal lawsuit challenging the rendition to torture of Canadian citizen Maher Arar by U.S. government officials. Mr. Arar was detained at JFK airport in September 2002 while on his way home to Canada from…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (Amicus)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hamdan-v-rumsfeld-amicus Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Yemeni national who was Osama Bin Laden’s driver and guard, was captured in Afghanistan during the hostilities in 2001. In 2004, President George W. Bush ordered that Hamdan be tried by a military commission. Hamdan…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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United States of America and Vulcan Society, Inc. v. City of New York

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/united-states-america-and-vulcan-society-inc-v-city-new-York United States and Vulcan Society v. City of New York is a class action lawsuit that charges the New York City Fire Department with racially discriminatory hiring practices that violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,…
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Civil Liberties

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Vulcans Society v. City of New York

https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/united-states-america-and-vulcan-society-inc-v-city-new-york United States and Vulcan Society v. City of New York is a class action lawsuit that charges the New York City Fire Department with racially discriminatory hiring practices that violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the…
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Civil Liberties

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Ziglar v. Abbasi (formerly Turkmen v. Ashcroft)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/turkmen-v-ashcroft Ziglar v. Abbasi (changed from Turkmen v. Ashcroft in November 2016) is a civil rights lawsuit filed in 2002 on behalf of a class of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab non-citizens swept up by the INS and FBI in…
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Civil Liberties

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Petition to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Behalf of Guantanamo Detainees

2002 IACHR Petition The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a petition asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States to intervene against the US government’s inhumane treatment of the detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The US…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Hicks v. United States

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hicks-v-united-states Hicks v. United States was an appeal on behalf of former Guantánamo detainee David Hicks asking the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review to overturn his conviction for “providing material support for terrorism,” a charge that was invalidated in 2012…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Manzanarez v. C&Y Sportswear, Nien Hsing Textile Co., Ltd. and Chentex Garments

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/manzanarez-v-cy-sportswear-nien-hsing-textile-co-ltd-and-chentex-garments Manzanarez v. C&Y Sportswear, Nien Hsing Textile Co., Ltd. and Chentex Garments is a case that highlighted workers’ rights violations committed by C&Y Sportswear, Nien Hsing Textile Co., Ltd., and Chentex Garments in Nicaragua. In December of 2000, the…
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International War Crimes

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