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January 2021

Victims of Eugene Police Violence Push City to Enact Meaningful Change

By |2021-01-12T10:48:47-08:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: Current Cases, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2021

Contacts:

Erin Grady, Plaintiff: (303) 905-8601 or pennyroyale07@gmail.com

Tyler Hendry, Plaintiff: dhg.heroic@gmail.com

Marianne Dugan, Senior Staff Attorney: (541) 687-9180 or info@cldc.org

 

Victims of Eugene Police Violence Push City to Enact Meaningful Change

Say recent disparate treatment of protest based on race/content underscores urgency

Eugene, OR […]

Civil Liberties Organizations File Amicus Brief in Support of Washington State Minister

By |2021-01-11T13:58:16-08:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2021

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, CLDC Executive Director and Senior Attorney
(541) 687-9180 or info@cldc.org

Ravisha Kumar, National Lawyers Guild Seattle Chapter President
nationallawyersguildseattle@gmail.com

 

Civil Liberties Organizations File Amicus Brief in Support of Washington State Minister: Argue that Rev. Taylor was morally compelled to act to protect the climate

Spokane, WA […]

December 2020

CLDC Calls for Charges Leveled at Sexual Assault Survivor to be Dropped by Eugene Police

By |2020-12-15T09:37:23-08:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , |

Today CLDC resolved one of our activist cases with a sentence of discharge (no punishment) for a woman who was acting as an ally and accompanied a non-binary person who was sexually assaulted by an on-duty cop, Christopher Drumm, with the Eugene Police Department.

The victim had called 911 for police […]

October 2020

Eugene Police Department Settles Excessive Force Lawsuit Brought by Journalist at Eugene Weekly

By |2020-11-17T09:24:52-08:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2020

Contacts:

Marianne Dugan, CLDC Senior Staff Attorney
Cooper Brinson, CLDC Staff Attorney
(541) 687-9180 or info@cldc.org

Henry Houston
(541) 735-6216 or henry@eugeneweekly.com

 

Eugene Police Department Settles Excessive Force Lawsuit Brought by Journalist at Eugene Weekly

Eugene, OR—Yesterday the City of Eugene agreed to settle a federal civil rights […]

CLDC Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Support of Florida Community Advocate SLAPPed by Mining Company

By |2020-10-12T12:44:29-07:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2020

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, CLDC Executive Director & Protect the Protest Legal Coordinator
Rebecca Chapman, CLDC Staff Attorney

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

 

CLDC Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief in Support of Florida Community Advocate SLAPPed by Mining Company

Eugene, OR—On Saturday, October 10th, CLDC and the Protect the Protest task […]

September 2020

August 2020

CLDC Fighting Corporate-Fueled Legal Persecution of Human Rights Lawyer

By |2020-08-04T19:46:59-07:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , |

Fossil fuel giant Chevron vows to “demonize” victorious human rights lawyer

For several years now, human rights attorney Steven Donziger has been in the fight of his life and career after Chevron vowed to destroy him for winning a $9.5 billion judgment for indigenous communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon that had […]

July 2020

CLDC Files Second Suit to Protect the Public from Police Violence

By |2020-07-31T14:26:37-07:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2020

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, Executive Director & Senior Staff Attorney: (541) 687-9180 or lregan@cldc.org
Cooper Brinson, Staff Attorney: (541) 687-9180 or cbrinson@cldc.org

 

CLDC Files Second Suit to Protect the Public from Police Violence

Eugene, OR — Today, attorneys with the Civil Liberties Defense Center filed their second federal […]

CLDC Files Suit to Protect the Free Press from Police Violence

By |2020-07-21T14:53:29-07:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 21, 2020

Contacts:
Marianne Dugan, CLDC Staff Attorney: (541) 687-9180 or mdugan@cldc.org
Henry Houston, Plaintiff: (541)484-0519 or henry@eugeneweekly.com

 

CLDC Files Suit to Protect the Free Press from Police Violence

Eugene, OR — Today, CLDC attorneys filed suit in the U.S. Federal District Court in Eugene, alleging that the City of […]

June 2020

Judge-appointed Private Prosecutor Has Deep Ties to Chevron; Retaliatory Lawsuit Against Attorney Steven Donziger Must Be Dismissed

By |2020-06-30T11:00:54-07:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 30, 2020
Contact: Lauren Regan (541) 687-9180 or lregan@cldc.org

Eugene, OR – Attorneys for human rights attorney Steven Donziger have asked the U.S. Court of Appeals to weigh in on the interlocking conflicts of interests at the heart of a trumped-up case tracing back to Donziger’s major […]

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