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September 2022

De-Arresting: Important Legal Information for Street Actions

By |2022-09-09T10:07:05-07:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: News|

De-Arresting: Important Legal Information for Street Actions

Since the George Floyd Uprisings that began in May 2020, the tactic of “de-arresting” (attempting to return arrestee(s) from police custody) has received increased attention in the media and scrutiny from the eyes of law enforcement across the […]

August 2022

It’s a necessity: Necessity defense in abortion access contexts 

By |2022-08-03T11:41:22-07:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: News|

It’s a necessity: Necessity defense in abortion access contexts

Written by Sarah Alvarez, Rebecca Chapman, and Lauren Regan

In recent years, climate activists charged with crimes for trying to avert our impending global death via climate change have increasingly turned to the […]

July 2022

Grand Jury resistance: Not if, but how

By |2022-07-21T08:44:40-07:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: Featured Resources, Know Your Rights, News, Resources|

Grand Jury resistance: Not if, but how

CLDC has a commitment to developing strong mentor relationships with students and aspiring movement attorneys through our intern and law clerk programs. Our interns and clerks receive a very hands-on experience in activist legal and communications support, working under the supervision […]

Anishinaabe Water Protectors’ Cases Dismissed on Indigenous Sovereignty Grounds

By |2022-07-06T06:55:07-07:00July 6th, 2022|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, News, Protest|

ANISHINAABE WATER PROTECTORS’ CASES DISMISSED ON INDIGENOUS SOVEREIGNTY GROUNDS

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 6, 2022

Contact:

Claire Glenn, Attorney-Fellow for the Line 3 Legal Defense Project

(541) 687-9180 or info@cldc.org

 

Three Indigenous Water Protectors have had their criminal […]

Jury Unable to Convict Stop the Sweeps Advocate for Asking Cops to Adhere to the Law

By |2022-07-01T14:10:33-07:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, News|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2022

Contact:
Sarah Alvarez, Staff Attorney
(541) 687-9180 or info@cldc.org

Jury Unable to Convict Stop the Sweeps Advocate for Asking Cops to Adhere to the Law: Judge declares mistrial after jury unable to come to a unanimous verdict

Eugene, Oregon—Nicholas Hollows, a Eugene resident […]

April 2022

2021 Year in Review

By |2022-04-19T13:56:49-07:00April 14th, 2022|Categories: About, Fundraising|Tags: |


CLDC’s 2021 Year in Review

With CLDC’s Founder and Executive Director, Lauren Regan, celebrating her 25th year of lawyering this year, we have much to reflect on, be grateful for, and share with our community.

You can learn more about our 2021 victories and progress on these […]

March 2022

KING VERDICT: Imprisoned Anti-racist Activist Eric King Acquitted of New Charges

By |2022-03-18T17:29:33-07:00March 18th, 2022|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2022

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, Executive Director & Senior Staff Attorney
Chava Shapiro, Engagement Specialist
(541) 687-9180
info@cldc.org

Imprisoned Anti-racist Activist Eric King Acquitted of New Charges

Denver, CO — On March 18th, a jury acquitted anti-racist and anti-fascist political prisoner Eric King on the count of “assaulting” a federal officer. CLDC is overjoyed […]

Eric King Trial Begins March 14th: Courtroom Support and Decorum

By |2022-03-09T08:08:44-08:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , , |

March 8, 2022

Dear friends and family of Eric King:

On behalf of the Civil Liberties Defense Center, thank you for your continued interest and support for our client Eric King who faces a federal felony assault on a correctional officer charge. Yesterday Eric’s legal team (Lauren Regan, Sandra Freeman, Sarah Alvarez) […]

February 2022

Pro Bono Legal Support Services for Direct Action Movements

By |2022-02-23T12:19:02-08:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Action Tools, Featured Resources, News, Organizing Resources, Resources, Trainings|

Pro Bono Legal Support Services for Direct Action Movements

by CLDC Staff

CLDC has been offering know your rights trainings and legal consultations to grassroots environmental and social change activists since our inception almost 20 years ago. We’re committed to being responsive to movements and are always learning […]

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