Ramsey, Gainer Should Not Sit on Any Independent Review of Gates Arrest

The arrest of Harvard history professor Henry Louis Gates in his home in Cambridge sparked a nationwide discussion about police misconduct.

Journalists covering Cuba were on U.S. payroll

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF) filed a lawsuit on Sept. 9, 2009 in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) because it has "unlawfully failed to disclose specific U.

Federal judge blasts D.C. Attorney General's Office for concealment of evidence

A U.S. federal judge called for an investigation into the conduct of the Washington, D.C., Office of the Attorney General for its concealment of crucial evidence in a case brought by the PCJF arising from the mass arrest of nearly 400 peaceful demonstrators and others.

Court Rules D.C. Checkpoints Are Unconstitutional

In an unanimous and strongly worded ruling, a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has declared the District of Columbia's so-called Neighborhood Safety Zone checkpoint program to be unconstitutional.

PCJF Files FOIA Request After Police Killing in Trinidad

In response to reports that a resident of the District was shot in the back in the Trinidad neighborhood by undercover federal law enforcement agents, the PCJF filed a FOIA request today demanding disclosure of the directives and policies through which the officers were operating.


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.