Tables turn against prosecutor in Mike Brown case

A petition is filed to appoint a special prosecutor for State Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch, detailing his gross misconduct during grand jury proceedings in the case of Darren Wilson.

The fight is on: Support the battle for democracy and civil rights in the courts and in the streets

The fight is on. 2014 was important. 2015 can be decisive.

Breaking News: Cuban Five are Free!

After 16 years as political prisoners in the United States through a prosecution and trial that demonstrated a gross corruption of justice, the remaining three, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labanino, and Antonio Guerrero are going home to Cuba.

Prosecution is a requirement, not just an option

Take action at @thePCJF website - officials responsible for the CIA torture program must be held accountable.

Obama's choice, Charles Ramsey, was condemned by the D.C. Council for policing tactics

Ramsey's disregard for constitutional rights as Chief of the D.C. MPD was publicly condemned by the Council of the District of Columbia.

PCJF blasts Pres. Obama's appointment of Charles Ramsey to lead presidential task force on militarized policing

Ramsey, who was also recently brought in as a consultant for the Ferguson PD after the unrest in that city, has a record marked by excessive force, false arrests, and complete disregard for constitutional rights.

PCJF response to D.C. Chief Lanier's 'chilling' activation of civil disturbance units for Ferguson protests

D.C. local media is reporting that Police Chief Cathy Lanier has activated 17 civil disturbance platoons and the special operations division (which include K-9, the bomb squad and the emergency response team), instructing that they will be working on Sunday and Monday in preparation for Ferguson-related protests.

Take Action: Tell Congress Don't Block Free Speech at the White House

Congress is in recess, but the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has scheduled a hearing about security at the White House. We need to flood Congress with letters now.

Take Action to Save Free Speech at the White House

Take a moment right now to tell your representatives, the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the Secret Service that we will not allow them to take this space away from the American public.

PCJF condemns proposals to close White House area to protests

Closing the White House sidewalk or Pennsylvania Avenue to protest, or setting up checkpoints, would be an outrageous assault on free speech rights in the United States.