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April 2019

Washington Court of Appeals Upholds Right to Present Necessity Defense in Climate Case

By |2019-04-09T11:58:23-07:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , |

BREAKING NEWS

April 8, 2019

Today the Washington Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the conviction of climate activist Ken Ward and sent his case back to the lower court for a third trial because Ward was denied his Sixth Amendment right to present the necessity defense to a jury of his […]

March 2019

We Stand with Weed, California

By |2019-03-18T13:19:44-07:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Protest|Tags: , , , |

CLDC is supporting Water for Citizens of Weed, CA (WCWC) as they file a complaint in February to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) about the actions of Roseburg Forest Products (RFP) in an attempt to end an ongoing lawsuit and maintain their primary water source, Beaughan Springs.

Weed, California has depended […]

February 2019

CLDC PIELC Panels and Party 2019!!

By |2019-02-21T15:39:53-07:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Events, Trainings|Tags: , , , |

Hello all! PIELC (Public Interest Environmental Law Conference) is fast approaching in Eugene, and we want to update with you on ways that you can learn with us AND party with us this year. This week is a great celebration of the intersections of law and the movement for conservation […]

EPD Denies Community Member First Amendment Rights

By |2019-02-26T15:20:40-07:00February 18th, 2019|Categories: News|

Wednesday night (2/13), members of the Eugene Police Department arrested Eric Jackson at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza for misdemeanor Criminal Trespass II. Mr. Jackson was engaged in an ongoing protest against local law enforcement’s treatment of houseless individuals, the crisis facing houseless people, as well as the treatment […]

Announcing Spring Online Course: Train the Trainer in Know Your Rights for the Undocumented Community (Bilingual)

By |2019-02-27T17:10:30-07:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News, Trainings|Tags: , , , |

CLDC is excited to announce our Spring 2019 online course!
WHAT:
We are offering a Spring 2019 Online Course: Bilingual Train the Trainer in Know Your Rights for the Undocumented Community in Oregon. This training is 7 weeks long. 
***Update: We have changed the structure to include a cost for […]

November 2018

Solidarity with Unist’ot’en – Legal Primer for Crossing the Canadian Border

By |2018-11-28T16:31:44-07:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: News|

The Wet’suwet’en people living on their traditional territory at the Unist’ot’en Camp have put out a call asking for people to come live with them, to help protect their land from the TransCanada Coastal Gaslink pipeline. TransCanada is threatening escalation on the camp, and they are in need of support.

In […]

Sophia Wilansky Files Federal Lawsuit Against Vicious North Dakota Police

By |2018-11-21T15:54:39-07:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: News|

On November 19, 2018, Williams & Connolly, LLP and the Civil Liberties Defense Center filed a civil rights action in the U.S. District Court of North Dakota against Morton County, ND and other law enforcement agents on behalf of Sophia Wilansky, a water protector present at the Oceti Sakowin camp […]

CLDC Argues Against White Supremacist Who Wants to Unmask Antifa Members

By |2018-11-16T15:32:13-07:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Current Cases, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , |

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Last week in San Francisco, Attorney Cooper Brinson of the CLDC, along with co-counsel James Wheaton of the First Amendment Project, argued that a subpoena issued by OG Analytical (a cannabis testing company based in Eugene, Oregon) […]

Necessity Defense May Have Another Chance in Court in Skagit County

By |2018-11-13T12:28:54-07:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Cases, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , |

Ken Ward’s Appeal Hearing

On Monday we had our appeal hearing in front of the Washington Court of Appeals on behalf of Valve Turner Ken Ward, who turned off a Kinder Morgan tar sands pipeline in Skagit County two years ago. We appealed the judge’s decision to deny our client the […]

October 2018

Become a CLDC Law Clerk this Spring or Summer!

By |2018-11-16T15:34:16-07:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: News|

Hello CLDC network,

Please pass around to your networks: We are currently accepting spring law applications for the 2019 Spring term.

Also, we will begin accepting summer law clerk positions as of Nov. 1st. Applications must be in by March 15th! Our summer law clerk program is something we are very proud […]

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