VIDEO: PCJF Executive Director Mara Verheyden-Hilliard delivers powerful testimony in front of the Washington D.C. Council, Committee on Judiciary & Public Safety, in defense of the right of people to protest peacefully without fear of being unjustly arrested, and against the appointment of Peter Newsham as DC Metropolitan Police Chief.
Video: major legal victory can be model for reforms in police departments around the country [CBS/WUSA-9]
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Mara Verheyden-Hilliard spoke with Bruce DePuyt of News 8 NewsTalk on the subjects of Mike Brown, Eric Garner and police misconduct.
She discussed Charles Ramsey's history as chief of D.C. police, the long struggle to protect civil liberties in the District, and his recent appointment to lead the presidential police reform commission.
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund interviewed by Law and Disorder Radio (mp3)
PCJF Legal Director Carl Messineo is featured on a WUSA9 segment on DC-area police tactics and controversies
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard interviewed on Abby Martin's 'Breaking the Set' to discuss the revelations of Fusion Center collaboration with international retailers in monitoring a planned Black Friday boycott.
Police departments around the country are using sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest, but this activity on social media has raised some privacy concerns. PCJF Executive Director Mara Verheyden-Hilliard joins a panel on the Kojo Nnamdi Show.
A former CIA analyst is suing the State Department for putting him on a watch list on account of his political activities.
'Public opinion polls are clear that a majority of Americans recognize that there has been an unacceptable loss of civil liberties in the so-called pursuit of anti-terrorism,' said Messineo.