As Marjorie Cohn (author, professor, and former president of the National Lawyers Guild) reported in Truthout in September, a federal judge has recently ruled that the U.S.’s “terrorism watchlist,” containing more than a million names, is unconstitutional, at least regarding U.S. citizens on that list.
The federal government shares this […]
Update (10/4/2019): Our client, Ruby Montoya, was ordered released from custody by the US District Court in Arizona today. There is still a long road ahead but we are thankful that she is out of jail.
On Friday, September 27, 2019, our client Ruby Montoya was arrested by federal agents in […]
- Legal Assistant
We will accept applications for the position until it is filled.
Who we are:
The Civil Liberties Defense Center (CLDC.org) is a nonprofit organization that supports movements that seek to dismantle the political and economic structures at the root of social inequality and environmental destruction. We provide litigation, education, […]
- Associate Activist Defense Attorney (Eugene, OR)
- Associate Activist Defense Attorney (Remote-Climate Frontline)
We will accept applications for each position until it is filled.
Who we are:
The Civil Liberties Defense Center (CLDC.org) is a nonprofit organization that supports movements that seek to dismantle the political and economic structures at the root […]
As the weeklong Youth Climate Strike, this September 20-27, 2019, is catching the attention of media outlets around the world, we know that the climate justice movement needs all of us—in a spirit of solidarity, creativity, and urgency.
Young activists from every corner of the globe are coming together […]
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 […]
|After 15 years of hard work, the CLDC is being recognized as a national leader for activist defense and legal support. With that support, we now have the opportunity to expand our capacity and grow our organization to serve even more movement activists! We are very excited to share […]|
In 2019 we will be hiring an Associate Attorney the official job announcement will be coming out in the spring. If you are interested in receiving the announcement, please email Charles Denson at Charles@cldc.org.
We are seeking an associate attorney with a minimum of five years of litigation experience to work […]