Video: major legal victory can be model for reforms in police departments around the country [CBS/WUSA-9]
Watch and Share: the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund's recent $2.2 million settlement with the federal government has national implications because it reforms police handling of protests. Read more
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.
Three years ago Army veteran and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern was arrested for standing in silent protest during a speech by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. All charges were dropped but the State Department used the incident as a reason to issue a Be On the Look Out or BOLO advisory based solely on his political activism.