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.

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.

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.

Join Us to Defend Free Speech Rights on the National Mall

Picture Washington DC without mass demonstrations, without people coming together to redress grievances; a Washington DC that is radically different from the vibrant heart of political dissent that has been its historical role.

Statement in Defense of Free Speech Rights on the National Mall

We the undersigned are supporting the emergency mobilization of the people demanding that there be no new restrictions on free speech or protest related activities on the National Mall in Washington D.

Central Park Great Lawn Lawsuit Results in Important Victory for Free Speech Rights

The Partnership for Civil Justice has announced today the filing in Court of a landmark settlement agreement with the City of New York that strikes down key provisions of controversial and unconstitutional regulations aimed at restricting access to the Great Lawn of Central Park.

Multimedia Re-Creation of April 15, 2000 Sidewalk March

The Partnership for Civil Justice has undertaken a massive review and compilation of the multi-media footage of the march