Cases

November 2022

Rogue Climate and 350 Eugene challenge Oregon Titan Fusion Center, demanding enforcement of anti-surveillance law and an end to illegal surveillance of activists.

By |2022-11-16T09:57:02-08:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Cases, News|Tags: , , , , , |

Media Notice:

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 16, 2022

Contact: Lauren Regan, Senior Attorney and Director

(541) 687-9180, lregan@cldc.org

 

Rogue Climate and 350 Eugene challenge Oregon Titan Fusion Center, demanding enforcement of anti-surveillance law and […]

July 2022

Firelight Press Conference

By |2022-07-14T12:38:08-07:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, News|

 

Last week we had an important victory for Indigenous sovereignty in Anishinaabe territory, so-called northern Minnesota.  Claire Glenn, the attorney fellow for the Line 3 Defense Project of the Civil Liberties Defense Center and Water Protector Legal Collective, won dismissal of the criminal charges for […]

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 […]

June 2022

Final Black Lives Matter activist arrested at Springfield protest exonerated in State Court

By |2022-09-22T15:55:09-07:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Cases, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2022

Contact:

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

Final Black Lives Matter activist arrested at Springfield protest exonerated in State Court

Eugene, OR — Today, moments before a jury was to hear opening statements, the Deputy Lane County District Attorney abruptly moved to dismiss all charges against racial justice […]

May 2022

Two Years Later: the struggle against police killings of Black people continues

By |2022-05-31T16:45:09-07:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Articles, Cases, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Eugene, OR –May 25 marked two years since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin. Though not the last Black man killed by militarized police, the outrage and heartbreak that flowed from his death spurred an uprising that continues today. 

March 2022

What the Jury Didn’t Know at the Eric King Trial

By |2022-03-30T15:25:57-07:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On March 18, 2022, political prisoner Eric King was acquitted by a federal jury of twelve people in the U.S. District Court in Colorado. Eric was charged with assaulting a federal officer, a federal felony with a potential 20-year sentence, after he defended himself from an attack by a Bureau […]

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) […]

November 2021

Judge Partially Grants CLDC Motion to Suppress Coerced Statement in Trial of Anti-Racist Political Prisoner, Eric King

By |2021-11-30T17:00:34-08:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2021

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, Executive Director & Senior Staff Attorney
Sarah Alvarez, Staff Attorney
(541) 687-9180
info@cldc.org

Judge Partially Grants CLDC Motion to Suppress Coerced Statement in Trial of Anti-Racist Political Prisoner, Eric King

Denver, CO —Yesterday, Judge William J. Martínez, of the U.S. District Court in Colorado, ruled […]

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