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April 2014

Justice In Action

By |2014-04-24T13:04:24-07:00April 24th, 2014|Categories: Projects and Cases|

Through Justice in Action, our litigation program, the Civil Liberties Defense Center provides free legal representation or referrals to peace activists, environmental and animal rights activists, immigrants' rights activists, marriage equality activists, and others involved in progressive social change.

RICO

By |2014-04-24T12:34:28-07:00April 24th, 2014|Categories: Linked Articles, Primers, Protest|Tags: , |

In 1970, Congress enacted the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. § 1961, ostensibly to curtail the criminal activities of the mafia. In the forty years since RICO was enacted, the application of the law has extended far beyond the activities of loansharks and the "Don," and into Constitutionally protected protest activities.

Legal Observer

By |2019-05-16T18:17:56-07:00April 24th, 2014|Categories: Know Your Rights|Tags: , , |

Legal Observing is an exciting way to play an important role in any demonstration or protest. Legal Observers are individuals who purposely position themselves close enough to demonstrations to be able to accurately watch and report the activities of participants and the law enforcement who interact with them.

Know Your Rights

By |2019-06-28T10:32:24-07:00April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Know Your Rights|Tags: , |

Know Your Rights training are our most regular and widely held educational events. Each workshop is tailored to the needs of the particular group of participants. Armed with knowledge, activists and others can make informed choices regarding their interactions with government agents and can best protect their rights should they end up in handcuffs and in the legal system.

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