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August 2018

Necessity Defense Trial Date Set! October 8th-11th 2018

By |2018-09-20T10:54:12+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, Info, News|Tags: , , , , |

Lauren Regan is headed to Clearwater County MN, to argue the Necessity Defense along with co-counsel Tim Phillips of Minneapolis and Kelsey Skaggs, on behalf of brave Valve Turners, Emily and Annette Klapstein, and climate activist (and repeat CLDC client) Ben Joldersma. Two years ago they turned off 2 pipeline […]

January 2018

October 2017

Announcing CLDC’s Winter Know Your Rights Training for Trainers Series!

By |2018-06-15T12:45:11+00:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Featured, Info, Trainings|Tags: , , , |

Become a trainer for the immigrant and/or activist community!
English and Spanish speakers needed!

In Lane County, across the state and the nation, our immigrant and activist communities are being targeted and suppressed by the Trump administration and law enforcement. We are seeing new policies rolling in to silence activists and clear […]

September 2017

Trump Xenophobia Loses Again: Federal Court Rejects Trump’s Attack on Sanctuary Cities

By |2017-09-25T11:48:54+00:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Info, News|Tags: , |

Last week, the Trump Administration lost again in court.  This time, the court rejected Trump’s attempt to withdraw federal funding from “sanctuary cities.”  Sanctuary cities are those cities that do not require their local police departments to act as de facto federal immigration agents, but instead allow their police departments […]

August 2017

Anti-Racist Statement

By |2017-08-24T14:04:10+00:00August 24th, 2017|Categories: About, Info|Tags: |

Adopted June 1, 2017

Civil Liberties Defense Center Anti-Racist Statement

The Civil Liberties Defense Center affirms its commitment to recognizing, addressing, and eradicating all forms of racism and ethnic oppression. We focus on engaging and collaborating in organizing, educating, and providing legal support that challenges oppressive and unjust forces.  We […]

June 2017

What I learned at the first Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp

By |2017-06-26T12:22:56+00:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Info|Tags: , , |

By Kiran Oommen, CLDC Intern

I attended the Next Generation Climate Justice Action Camp (NGCJAC) the first year it was put on. We were only out there a few days, not even a full week, but NGCJAC was easily one of the most important experiences of my teenage years. If […]

February 2017

Update from Standing Rock

By |2017-08-28T17:06:18+00:00February 10th, 2017|Categories: Articles, Info|Tags: , , , , , , |

I wanted to share a short update from Standing Rock regarding a multitude of travesties that have occurred there this week. Unfortunately, things are only going to be getting more intense out there—both at Standing Rock and around the country. CLDC is about to hire a 3rd lawyer, […]

December 2016

Make a Year End Gift to Fight for Civil Liberties

By |2016-12-30T12:19:19+00:00December 30th, 2016|Categories: Fundraising, Info|Tags: , , , , , |

With the incoming Trump administration, the need for people to fight for civil liberties will be greater than ever before.

We will defend social and environmental justice activists as well as targeted communities such as immigrants, workers and communities of color. Help ensure CLDC can expand our crucial work by becoming […]

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