Remembering people's lawyer Michael Ratner, 1943-2016

He devoted his entire life to fighting for radical change in America, as well as an internationalist supporting the struggles of people everywhere demanding liberation and justice.



Exposed: ATF Spying on Occupy and 'Known Anarchists and Protestors' List

ATF and U.S. Marshals geared up to spy on Occupy a month before it began; list of 'Known Anarchists and Protestors' circulated Read more

Newly released emails on assault and ejection of veteran from Clinton speech

These documents were not turned over to the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund when it sought emails related to Mr. McGovern's arrest in the wake of the incident.

Exposed: FBI Surveillance of School of the Americas Watch

FBI used counter-terrorism authority to track pacifist human rights group for 10 years

In court to save free speech on the next Inauguration Day

The people have the right to redress grievances to the incoming president on Inauguration Day, whether it be Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, or anyone else.

Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Laurel Police for Public Strip Search After Racial Profiling Stop

Police strip searched man incident after a baseless vehicular stop which, the lawsuit states, occurred solely on the basis of racial profiling. Read more

Federal judge hails "historic" free speech settlement between the PCJF and federal gov't

After nearly 13 years of litigation, a federal judge has approved an unprecedented settlement that will significantly change the handling of mass protests in the United States.

PCJF and U.S. Gov't reach $2.2 million settlement over 2002 mass arrests, includes landmark reforms in U.S. Park Police practices

An unprecedented settlement with the Justice Department and the Department of the Interior that will significantly change the handling of mass protests