PCJF files Freedom of Information Act Demand About Imprisonment, Interrogation, and Sudden Death of Bush's 'Smoking Gun' Witness

Detainee's statements derived under torture by the Bush administration were used to sell the Iraq invasion to U.S. Senate and United Nations

PCJF Demands Information About Imprisonment, Interrogation, and Death of Ibn al-Sheikh al-Libi

Detainee's statements derived under torture by the Bush administration were used to sell the Iraq invasion to U.S. Senate and United Nations

PCJ Sues MPD to Force Disclosure of Orders and Policies

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund announced today that it has filed a lawsuit to force the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department to disclose its orders and policies. The DC MPD is in violation of its legal obligations as mandated by the D.

D.C. Circuit Appellate Brief Filed Opposing Unconstitutional Police Checkpoint Program

PCJF filed an opening appellate brief in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in opposition to the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department's controversial "Neighborhood Safety Zone" roadblock/checkpoint seizure and interrogation program.

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.

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.