PCJ Lawsuit Frees Inauguration Route to the Public

The landscape of the Inaugural Parade route this coming January 20 will be remarkably different as a result of a lawsuit filed by the Partnership for Civil Justice. The litigation has so far resulted in a resounding victory.

Appeal Filed to Strike Down Unconstitutional Checkpoint Program

In response to a ruling today in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denying plaintiffs' Motion for a Preliminary Injunction to end the D.C. police's illegal checkpoint program, the plaintiffs immediately filed a Notice of Appeal to the D.

Don't Let the National Park Service Privatize the Inauguration Route

A ground breaking free speech legal victory in federal court has opened up Pennsylvania Avenue for "We the People" on Inauguration Day. Unless you and thousands of others take action today, however, that courtroom victory could be effectively overturned by a new set of regulations proposed by the Bush Administration's National Park Service.

Federal Court Rules for Inauguration Day Free Speech Lawsuit

In a substantial free speech victory, the Partnership for Civil Justice has succeeded in overturning the National Park Service's repeated self-dealing and gross mismanagement of their permitting system in their effort to stage-manage democracy during the quadrennial Presidential Inaugural parade.

PCJ Sues to Strike Down DC's Checkpoint Prog

The Partnership for Civil Justice, a Washington DC-based civil rights and legal organization, filed a class action lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking an injunction against the Metropolitan Police Department's Neighborhood Safety Zone checkpoint program.

FOIA Request to Uncover Connections Between U.S. Gov't and Anti-Cuba Terrorists

What's the connection between the U.S. government and anti-Cuba terrorists? On behalf of ANSWER and the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five, the Partnership for Civil Justice filed a Freedom of Information Action request to find out.

Groups Sue Department of Interior for Release of National Mall Records

A lawsuit filed in federal court today argues that the Bush Administration is illegally withholding documents in an effort to suppress public opposition to the Administration's plans to obstruct and restrict First Amendment activities on the National Mall.

Uncovering Secrets

Two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests were filed today by the Partnership for Civil Justice (PCJ) on behalf of the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition seeking critical information about the effort of the Bush Administration to privatize the National Mall.

Free speech victory over the Bush administration

After a three-year long legal battle pitting free speech rights against the Bush Administration, we are happy to announce that a major victory has been achieved. With your support we intend to continue to fight in defense of the First Amendment.

Calling the Police Version of Events "Fanciful," Magistrate Judge Recommends the Court Find Mass Arrests Were False

U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola has issued a report and recommendation to presiding Judge Paul L. Friedman that summary judgment issue in favor of the Becker class declaring the mass arrest to be a mass false arrest.