activist rights

October 2021

Drop the Charges: Resistance to State Repression of Racial Justice Uprising Continues

By |2022-01-10T12:28:24-08:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By the Drop the Charges Coalition

An unprecedented number of arrests followed the protests that erupted upon George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis police in 2020. It’s difficult to know the exact number of people arrested during such a massive, distributed, and sustained uprising, but 14,000 is generally considered […]

September 2021

Police Tactics for Violently Repressing Mass Movements (trigger warning)

By |2021-09-30T12:21:07-07:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, Fundraising, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Heavy-handed police responses to protests in the United States (and around the world) are nothing new. While horrifically graphic videos and images of police brutality taken by everyday people are now circulated across the Internet in the blink of an eye, the institution of police departments in this country […]

August 2021

Springfield Police Engaged in Politically-Motivated Surveillance and Spying; CLDC Amends Lawsuit

By |2021-08-19T15:33:50-07:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 19, 2021

Contacts: Marianne Dugan or Lauren Regan, Senior Staff Attorneys
541-687-9490
info@cldc.org

Springfield Police Engaged in Politically-Motivated Surveillance and Spying; CLDC Amends Lawsuit

Lane County, Oregon – In light of new evidence, on August 19, 2021, the Civil Liberties Defense Center (CLDC) and Black Unity moved to amend their […]

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 […]

Journalist and Congressional Candidate Settles Civil Rights Suit Against  Humboldt County and Two Sheriff’s Deputies for Abuse of Civil Rights

By |2021-05-24T14:38:30-07:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 24, 2021

Contacts:

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

 

Journalist and Congressional Candidate Settles Civil Rights Suit Against  Humboldt County and Two Sheriff’s Deputies for Abuse of Civil Rights

Eureka, CA — Today CLDC attorneys representing journalist Mike Gamms […]

Activists Must Stand Strong Against Anti-Protest Bully Bills

By |2021-05-10T17:46:53-07:00May 10th, 2021|Categories: Action Tools, Articles, Featured, Featured Resources, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , |

Demonstrating the efficacy of direct action, right-wing legislators across the country are ramping up state legislative efforts to limit the right to protest. According to our colleagues at the International Center for Nonprofit Law (ICNL), as of May 10, 2021, there were more than 31 new laws and 69 […]

April 2021

Facebooking While Brown: Indigenous Man in Arizona Imprisoned for Social Media “Shock-Talk” about #BLM Protest

By |2021-04-16T15:06:14-07:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Featured, Info, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 14, 2021

Contacts:

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

Chava Shapiro, Tucson Anti-Repression Crew
(415) 857-0507 or Chava_tarc@protonmail.com

 

Facebooking While Brown:
Indigenous Man in Arizona Imprisoned for Social Media “Shock-Talk” about #BLM Protest

Page, Arizona – Loren Reed, […]

March 2021

CLDC Files Civil Rights Suit On Behalf of Black Unity Members Brutalized by Springfield Police

By |2021-03-08T16:25:19-08:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 8, 2021

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

 

CLDC Files Civil Rights Suit On Behalf of Black Unity Members Brutalized by Springfield Police

Eugene, OR —Today, the Civil Liberties Defense Center filed a federal civil rights lawsuit […]

February 2021

CLDC Client Prosecuted for First Amendment-Protected Chalking Outside of Representative’s Office

By |2021-02-25T11:00:40-08:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Featured, News, Protest|Tags: , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 25, 2021

Contacts:

ORD2 Indivisible Steering Committee
contact@ORD2Indivisible.org

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

 

CLDC Client Prosecuted for First Amendment-Protected Chalking Outside of Representative’s Office

Medford, OR — Over the past two years, the City of Medford spent inordinate public resources and time […]

CLDC Amends Civil Rights Suit After New Details About Police Misconduct Uncovered

By |2021-02-22T15:30:51-08:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Cases, Current Cases, Featured, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 22, 2021

Contacts:

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

Marianne Dugan, Senior Staff Attorney
mdugan@cldc.org or (541) 687-9810

 

CLDC Amends Civil Rights Suit After New Details About Police Misconduct Uncovered

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

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