Archive | January, 2013

Release: Tar Sands Oil Pipeline Lawsuit Settled in Texas

CLDC coordinated twenty-nine individuals and organizations named in a civil lawsuit filed by the notorious Canadian pipeline company, TransCanada, agreed under duress today to settle, under threat of expansive injunction terms. The far-reaching Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) was filed on the heels of record numbers of non-violent protests in Texas opposing the controversial […]

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Direct Legal Defense Dispatch: Live from the Lone Star State

Direct Legal Defense Dispatch: Live from the Lone Star State by Lauren Regan ‘Civil Liberties Defense Center’ I’m sitting in the Houston airport trying to keep my eyes open as I type this.  For the last week, I have been on the frontlines of the Tar Sands struggle, to assist in a national day of […]