We make law.
CJA has developed key legal doctrine that sets standards for international human rights prosecutions.
We uphold truth & dignity.
“Survivors of torture around the world will not be silenced. With the help of CJA we are rising up to hold our abusers accountable.” – Nobel Prize winner and CJA client Rigoberta Menchú Tum.
We win cases.
CJA has won favorable verdicts in every case that has gone to trial.
- October 14, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY & BACKGROUND WHAT: Survivors of Yazidi genocide seek justice in U.S. court for crimes committed by ISIL member Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar (aka “Umm Sayyaf”) WHEN: October 15, 2021, 10 a.m. Eastern Time WHERE: United States District
- September 29, 2021
Family of slain Colombian community leader wins suit after decades-long struggle for justice Media Contact Lisa Cohen 310-395-2544 firstname.lastname@example.org Miami, FL (September 28, 2021) – Yesterday, a federal court in Florida ruled that former Colombian par
- September 17, 2021
Colonel Moses Thomas held responsible for the 1990 massacre of 600 civilians sheltering in a church Media Contact: Lisa Cohen (310) 395-2544 / email@example.com Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 16, 2021 In a historic decision released today, a Pe