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November 2018

“Weed Nazi” Denied Access to Anonymous Antifascist Website

By |2018-11-30T15:59:43+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Current Cases, News|Tags: , , , |

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 30, 2018

Contact: Cooper Brinson, 541.687.9180

“WEED NAZI” DENIED ACCESS TO ANONYMOUS ANTIFASCIST WEBSITE

San Francisco, CA —Today, San Francisco Superior Court issued an order granting anonymous antifascists’ motion to quash a subpoena that sought to uncover the identities of the antifascists.

Civil Liberties Defense Center attorney Cooper […]

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

By |2018-11-28T16:31:44+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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 […]

Victory for Valve Turners in Minnesota!

By |2018-10-10T10:50:52+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , |

We are pleased to announce a victory in our Minnesota Valve Turner case! This trial was a rollercoaster with many twists and turns, but all three defendants were acquitted of their charges this morning in court. They were acquitted, not on the necessity defense, but because the prosecution could not meet the […]

2018 Theater of Dissent Survey

By |2018-11-06T15:10:12+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: News|

Thank you for attending our 2018 Theater of Dissent! We would love your feedback on the event so that we can work to improve the event next year. If you have an additional feedback that isn’t included in the survey please contact Charles at charles@cldc.org or 541-687-9180.

 

September 2018

The Day the Valves Turned – Trial Approaching!

By |2018-09-26T15:33:37+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , |

Starting on October 8, 2018, CLDC along with co-counsel, will be defending the Minnesota Valve Turners, Annette, Emily, and Ben by presenting the climate necessity defense to a Clearwater County jury.  We have been developing this cutting edge legal strategy with help from many other lawyers around the country for […]

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