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3/23/17 | Digital Journal | San Francisco passes preemptive law against religious registry

3/22/17 | Portland Mercury | Gas, Grenades, and Pepper Spray: Portland Police’s Crowd Control Weapons Under Fire from Civil Rights Groups

3/22/17 | Colorlines | New San Francisco Ordinance Keeps the City From Cooperating With Any Religion-Based Registry

3/15/17 | Politico | New Trump travel ban hangs in the balance as courts convene

3/13/17 | ProPublica | Can Customs and Border Protection Officials Search Your Phone? These Are Your Rights

3/13/17 | BuzzFeed News | With Felony Charge Looming, Inauguration Day Arrestees Make Early Moves To Get Cases Dismissed

3/9/17 | Washington Post | This company is making millions from America’s broken immigration system

3/9/17 | Asian American Press | Cambodian deportation halted with help from community support

3/8/17 | Observer | ‘Invisible No More’—Women’s Strike Rocks Manhattan

3/7/17 | New York Magazine | Here Are All of the Was You Can Participate in the Women’s Strike

2/27/17 | The Intercept | Los Angeles Mayor Flirts with Sanctuary Movement while Collaborating with ICE

2/22/17 | Common Dreams | Ten Examples of Direct Resistance to Stop Government Raids

2/18/17 | VICE | Talking to New Yorkers Who Went on Strike to Protest Trump

2/18/17 | RI Future | RI National Lawyers Guild holds solidarity demonstration with social justice groups

2/18/17 | OPB | Portland Lawyers Rally To Support Resistance Movements

2/18/17 | KATU | Lawyers rally to support resistance movements

2/17/17 | NewsWorks | Lawyers opposed to Trump’s policies stage rally in Philadelphia

2/17/17 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Rally draws small crowd on Grant Street

2/15/17 | AlterNet | There Is a Growing Movement Across the Legal Community to Plan a Nationwide Walkout Against Trump

2/15/17 | Above The Law | Courthouse Protests Planned For Friday, During Day Of Strike Against Trump

2/15/17 | Berkeleyside | Police will document force better, seek body cameras (again) after settlement

2/14/17 | NorthJersey.com | The Ramapough have a protected right to self-expression

2/14/17 | DC Bar |When Crowds Protest, Legal Observers Serve as Neutral Force

2/13/17  | AlterNet | Trump’s Mass Deportation Machine Would likely Face Same Fate as Muslim Travel Ban in Federal Court

2/12/17 | Truthout | A Crackdown on Our Right to Stand Up

2/12/17 | Reporter Newspapers | Activists seek to help immigrants on Buford highway in response to ICE arrests

2/6/17 | MassLive | Resistance to President Donald Trump inspires Springfield demonstration in front of Hampden County Courthouse

2/6/17 | Miami New Times | 48 Civil Rights Groups and Experts Oppose Gimenez’s Sanctuary-City Order

2/3/17 | The Progressive | Ten Ways to Fight Trump

2/3/17 | Wisconsin State Journal | Photos: UW Immigration Rally

2/2/17 | Al Jazeera | Border authorities urged to comply with US courts

2/2/17 | Newsweek | Lawyers: U.S. Segregating Muslims as Part of Trump’s Travel Ban

2/2/17 | Minnesota Public Radio | MN lawyers gather to denounce immigration policy

2/1/17 | VICE | How Neil Gorsuch Could Help Decide the Future of LGBTQ Civil Rights in America

1/31/17 | LA Times | ‘Coordinated chaos’: Scores of volunteer attorneys mobilized to try to stop detentions and deportations at LAX

1/29/17 | Truthdig | Remembering Legendary People’s Lawyer Len Weinglass

1/27/17 | AlterNet | Trump Fan Who Shot Anti-Fascist Protester Set Free While Journalists Face 10 Years in Prison for Doing Their Jobs

1/26/17 | Cleveland Scene | Today: Hearing Under Way on Flag-Burning Charges for RNC Protesters

1/26/17 | Truthout | Statement of Solidarity With Arrested/Charged #J20 Journalists

1/26/17 | Chicago Daily Law Bulletin | Keeping a legal eye on demonstrations

1/26/17 | Christian Science Monitor | What chance do sanctuary cities have against Trump’s executive order? (+video) 

1/24/17 | The Guardian | Four more journalists get felony charges after covering inauguration unrest

1/24/17 | StarTribune | Bill to crack down on Minnesota protesters appears to be national trend

1/22/17 | AlterNet | In Trump’s America, ‘Felony Riot’ Charges Against Inauguration Protesters Signal Dangerous Wave of Repression

1/21/17 | Chicagoist | National Lawyers Guild: At Least 15 Arrested Friday Night In Chicago Protests

1/19/17 | BuzzFeed News | Lawyers Are Descending On Washington To Help Protesters

1/18/17 | VICE | For Trans Prisoners, Access to Healthcare Remains Abysmal

1/12/17 | Chicago Tribune | Chicago lawyer files federal lawsuit over police cellphone tracking system

1/11/17 | The New Yorker | A Murky Legal Mess at Standing Rock

12/19/16 | Colorlines | First Round of #NoDAPL Water Protectors Head to Court

12/3/16 | RT | ‘Wanna burn the US constitution? Shoot at us first’: Veterans prepare to aid DAPL protesters 

12/1/16 | TIME | Jane Fonda: Standing Rock Is Greed Vs. Humanity’s Future

12/1/16 | Argus Leader | Arrested at pipeline protest? These legal volunteers have your back

11/30/16 | The Guardian | ‘Bogus charges’: Standing Rock activists say they face campaign of legal bullying 

11/30/16 | Reuters | North Dakota officials hope to quell pipeline protests with fines

11/29/16 | Democracy Now! | National Lawyers Guild Sues Morton County Sheriff, Police for Excessive Force

11/29/16 | The Stranger | Six Tips for Protesting Against Hate

11/28/16 | The Intercept | Private Prisons Were Thriving Even Before Trump Was Elected

11/28/16 | Truthout | How Indigenous Activists in Norway Got the First Bank to Pull Out of the Dakota Access Pipeline 

11/28/16 | San Francisco Chronicle | Mayor Libby Schaaf puts her faith, and her business, in Oakland

11/28/16 | Mission Local | SF Lawyers Strategize for Trump Era Legal Battles

11/22/16 | Truthout | Fighting Trump: The Sanctuary Campus Movement and Local Points of Resistance

11/21/16 | The Guardian | Dakota Access pipeline: 300 protesters injured after police use water cannons 

11/21/16 | Salon | Dakota pipeline protesters sprayed with water cannons in freezing cold, 167 injured in police crackdown

11/21/16 | Democracy Now! | 100+ Injured After Police Attack with Water Cannons, Rubber Bullets & Mace

11/14/16 | WVTF | Trump promises to block funding to sanctuary cities

11/12/16 | The Fresno Bee |The election may be over, but the political divide is evident at Fresno protest rally

11/11/16 | VICE | Will LGBTQ Anti-Discrimination Laws Survive a Trump Presidency?

11/11/16 | Salon | I marched with my daughter and got arrested — and I’m proud

11/9/16 | BroadlyHow You Can Fight for Your Rights During the Trump Presidency

11/6/16 | Before It’s NewsU.S. Takes a Stab at a No Fly Zone in Two Places – Syria and Standing Rock

11/3/16 | Truthout | The Human Right to Water at Standing Rock

11/2/16 | The Advocate | At least six arrests after raucous protest against David Duke at Dillard University leads to pepper-spraying

11/2/16 | MyNewsLA.com | Activists gather at City Hall, want council to hold off fining street vendors

11/1/16 | LA Weekly | Trans Women Want Cops to Stop Prostitution Crackdowns

10/31/16 | YES! Magazine | Why Police From 7 Different States Invaded a Standing Rock Camp—and Other Questions 

10/31/16 | The Progressive | “It’s Indian Time!”

10/27/16 | DeSmog Blog | This Natural Disaster Assistance Law Is Why Other States Are Policing Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

10/13/16 | Dissent NewsWireThe Police State Strikes Back At Standing Rock

10/9/16 | BuzzFeed News | Guards Sympathize With Striking Prisoners: “We See It As A Moral Issue”

10/6/16 | KBOO: Voices From the Edge | Portland Police Association Contract

10/4/16 | Truthout | Macondo: Peace in the Land of Oblivion

9/29/16 | Truthout | Lawyer’s View: Recent Days at Standing Rock

9/21/16 | New York Times | Why First Aid Is Often Lacking in the First Moments after a Police Shooting

9/3/16 | RT | California lawmakers move to ban companies from boycotting Israel

8/25/16 | Chicago Reader | Abolish the police? Organizers say it’s less crazy than it sounds. 

8/16/16 | Detroit News | Water Activists Seek Resolution in ‘Homrich 9’ Cases

8/3/16 | Mondoweiss | Five US Citizens Detained, Interrogated, Denied Entry to Israel

7/27/16 | VICE | Bun B’s Convention Dispatch Four: The DNC Is Heating Up Philly

7/22/16 | Sputnik Radio: “By Any Means Necessary” with Eugene Pryor | Know Your Rights and Hope for the Best

7/21/16 | Cleveland.com | RNC Protests: Attorneys Say Arrests after Flag Burning Should Have Never Happened

7/21/16 | WKYC.com | RNC Protesters Decry No-Knock Raid

7/20/16 | LA Times | 17 Arrested at Flag-Burning Protest Outside RNC; Observers Dispute Police Account

7/18/16 | The Nation | The Dangerous Militarization of the Cleveland Police Department

7/18/16 | Democracy Now! | Meet the RNC Activists Questioned by Authorities Ahead of This Week’s Convention

7/13/16 | Mother Jones | Cleveland Police Are Gearing Up for Mayhem at the GOP Convention

7/11/16 | Gothamist | What To Expect When You’re Protesting: An Activist Guide To The RNC & DNC

7/1/16 | The Hill | Asylum Seekers Bring Lawsuit Against DHS

6/30/16 | Mother Jones | Are Police Targeting Black Lives Matter Activists Ahead of the GOP Convention?

6/27/16 | LA TimesAs Activists Prepare to Protest the RNC, the FBI Comes Knocking

6/23/16 | The Intercept | FBI and Police are Knocking on Activists’ Doors Ahead of Republican National Convention

6/22/16 | The Intercept | Cleveland Bans Soapboxes, Sleeping Bags, Not Guns Near Republican National Convention

6/19/16 | Washington Post |
Here are Some of the Massive Security Measures Cleveland is Taking for the GOP Convention

6/10/16 | Salon“Shame on Cuomo”: New Yorkers Protest “McCarthyite” Blacklist of Supporters of Israel Boycott Movement BDS

6/7/16 | CityLab | The U.S. High-Schoolers in Immigration Limbo

6/5/16 | TIME | Here’s What You Need to Know About Protests at the Republican Convention

5/31/16 | CounterPunch | From Tehran to Atlanta: Social Justice Lawyer Azadeh Shahshahani’s Fight for Human Rights

5/28/16 | Associated Press | For NY Lawyer, a 45-Year-Old Surveillance Case is Her Legacy

5/25/16 | Cleveland.com | Legal Activist Groups Call Cleveland’s Republican National Convention Protest Rules ‘Unacceptable’

5/24/16 | Democracy Now! | “Free Wildin”: Teen Picked Up by ICE on His Way to High School Faces Deportation to Honduras

5/19/16| Huffington Post | Real Estate Mogul Greg Geiser Sues Working Class Couple for Protesting Unfair Eviction

5/17/16 | ABA Journal | Media Groups, ACLU Back Lawyer Ordered to Pay $11K for Alerting Reporter to Upcoming Civil Trial

5/5/16 | Salon | Lawmakers Waging “McCarthyite Attack on Right to Boycott,” Legal Groups Warn, as Israel BDS Movement Grows

4/21/16 | WDET | Detroit’s Jewish Lawyers and Their Civil Rights Efforts

4/18/16 | AlterNet | A Democratic Spring: Thousands March on Washington to Demand Fixes to Our Broken Political System

4/18/16 | New Republic | Another Clinton-Era Law that Needs to Be Repealed

4/6/16 | Huffington Post | Mexican Nationals Say They Were Deported Without Their IDs, Money And Possessions

4/6/16 | AlterNet | With All Eyes on Trump, Obama Is About to Deport Muslims

3/21/16 | WKYC | Groups Demand Input in RNC Security Spending

3/21/16 | LA Times | This Summer’s Republican Convention Protests Will Be Fueled by a Volatile Mix of Forces

3/18/16 | Cleveland.com | Civil Rights Activists Raise Concerns about Cleveland’s Plans to Buy Riot Gear for Republican National Convention

3/18/16 | AL.com | 19 Groups Push Dismissal of Lawsuit Aimed at Blocking Refugee Relocation to Alabama

3/16/16 | The Intellectualist  | Update On Kate; Woman Viciously Beaten By Chicago Police Baton In Front Of Her Daughter

3/16/16 | DNAinfo | Lawyer Says Chicago Police Beat This Woman After The Donald Trump Rally

3/14/16 | SF Bay View | How Students in Chicago Organized to Shut Down Trump

3/9/16 | Cleveland.com | Activists Plan Conference to Discuss Legal Support for Republican National Convention Protesters

3/6/16 | Seattle Times | Finally, U.S. Acts Like an Adult toward Cuba

3/5/16 | Truthout | How the FBI Polices Dissent and Why It Matters in the Encryption Debate

3/5/16 | RT | NYPD Sued Over Use of Sound Cannon on Protesters

3/1/16 |The Cavalier Daily | Law Student Group Sponsors Event against Mass Incarceration

3/1/16 | Zinn Education Project | Why We Should Teach About the FBI’s War on the Civil Rights Movement

3/1/16 | Common Dreams | 500 Scholars, Activists, and Nobel Laureates Call on UK and Sweden to Free Assange

2/29/16 | Washington Post | The Lawyers who are Fighting for the Same Rights as Janitors

2/29/16 | Electronic Intifada | Civil Rights Attorney Charged over “Disruption” of Israeli Speaker

2/25/16 | Star Tribune | Activists Protest Use of Grand Jury to Weigh Charges in Death of Jamar Clark

2/23/16 | Fox40 | Sacramento Police Say Homeless Protester Sent Officer to Hospital

2/10/16 | Michigan Daily | Anger Fills Diag in Protest Calling for Snyder’s Resignation

2/9/16 | Salon | “21st-Century McCarthyism”: NY Bills Would Make a Blacklist of those Boycotting Israel Over Human Rights Violations

1/19/16 | Washington Post | Obama Struggling with Immigration Rules and Cruelties of Deportation

1/15/16 | Detroit Free Press | Legal Experts: Detroit Can Reduce Water Rates for Needy

1/14/16 | LA Times | Class-Action Suit Accuses City and LAPD of Violating Protesters’ Rights

1/13/16 | Chicago Reporter | A Community Solution to Cash Bail

1/8/16 | The Stranger | Seattle Police Hand-Pick Which Protesters Get to Speak to Consultants Reviewing the SPD’s Protest Response

1/5/16 | KPBS | Taser Use in San Diego County Questioned Amid Police Shootings

1/5/16 | San Diego Union – Tribune | Overhaul of Police Board Sought

1/5/16 | NBC News | Civil Rights Orgs Provide Free Legal Services for Victims of Anti-Muslim Violence

12/22/15 | ABC7 | Civil Rights Groups Join to Aid Muslim Community from Hate Crimes

12/21/15 | Quartz | The US War on Drugs Has Been “Guilty” of Killing Thousands South of the Border

12/21/15 | VICE  | Immigrant Detainees Accuse US of Using Sleep Deprivation During Hunger Strike

12/21/15 | Wisconsin State Farmer | Animal Rights Activists Fight Corporate Lawsuits

12/14/15 | SF Bay View | No Justice, No Peace: NLG San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Turns Up the Heat Against Police Violence and Racism

12/14/15 | takepart | One Street in Minnesota Separates Radically Different Policing Strategies

12/11/15 | Voice of Detroit | Protests Shut Down Detroit Bankruptcy Forum, Run Rhodes, Duggan, Snyder Out; Racism v. City Cited