May 2021

CLDC Files Civil Rights Suit On Behalf of Anti-Racist Political Prisoner Eric King

By |2021-05-25T15:08:27-07:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 25, 2021

 

Contact:

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

CLDC Files Civil Rights Suit On Behalf of Anti-Racist Political Prisoner Eric King

Eugene, OR —Today, the Civil Liberties Defense Center filed a federal civil rights lawsuit under Bivens v. Six […]

January 2021

Court Agrees: Logging Giant Can’t Bully Advocates Again

By |2021-01-26T15:48:11-08:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 26, 2021

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, Executive Director and Senior Staff Attorney
Civil Liberties Defense Center
info@cldc.org or (541) 687-9810

Valentina Stackl, Senior Communications Specialist
Greenpeace USA and Protect the Protest
vstackl@greenpeace.org or (734) 276 6260

 

Court Agrees: Logging Giant Can’t Bully Advocates Again

Oakland, CA— Last Thursday United States Magistrate Judge Kandis A. […]

The New Water Wars: Big Timber, Bottled Water, and Corporate Law Firms vs. the People of Weed

By |2021-01-26T15:04:25-08:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases|Tags: , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 26, 2021

Contacts:

Lauren Regan, Executive Director and Senior Staff Attorney
Civil Liberties Defense Center
info@cldc.org or (541) 687-9810

Bruce Shoemaker, Media Liaison
Water for Citizens of Weed California
bshoe@bitstream.net or (612) 770-9697

 

The New Water Wars: Big Timber, Bottled Water, and Corporate Law Firms vs. the People of Weed

In an […]

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 […]

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 2019

Valve Turners Continue the Court Battles Over the Necessity Defense

By |2019-06-18T18:48:31-07:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Projects and Cases, Protest|Tags: , , , , |

The CLDC’s work on behalf of the Valve Turners continues this summer. On April 8, 2019, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled in Ken Ward’s favor and affirmed his right to present a climate necessity defense to a jury of his peers. Soon thereafter, the State of Washington sought […]

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