On August 11, 2023, the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and allied organizations sent a letter to District Attorney Brooke Jenkins demanding all charges against the 113 children and youth arrested near Dolores Park on July 8 be definitively dropped.
PCJF Exposes Records on Trump's Unlawful 2020 Use of the Lincoln Memorial Chamber for FOX Interview; Secret Service Email Called it a "$#!t show"
In May 2020, Trump violated the rules governing the use of Lincoln Memorial in order to use the solemn chamber for his own vanity project: a prime time interview with FOX News. PCJF obtained FOIA records documenting this abuse of the Lincoln Memorial.
Tune in and JOIN US at Facebook.com/PCJFund on Wednesday, May 27 LIVE at 8 PM (ET) and 5 PM (PT) as we discuss the legal terrain for activists to provide an understanding of our rights to engage in socially responsible protest during the pandemic, ways to evaluate and work to overcome potential obstacles, and case studies of recent successful protests. Bring your questions for Q & A.
PCJF Demands Police Stop Facilitating Mob Violence at Venezuelan Embassy
PCJF filed a challenge to Trump's Dept. of Interior plan to obstruct access to public information; calls proposed FOIA rules an "Obstructive Shell Game" and a "Political Gatekeeping Maneuver."
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, constitutional rights attorney with the PCJF, is representing Jill Stein, the 2016 Green Party Presidential candidate, before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election. This matter raises critical public interest concerns involving First Amendment, associational and political rights and privileges, including of independent third parties, that are fundamental to American democracy. These freedoms are under threat. Dr. Stein has today released Ms. Verheyden-Hilliard's letter responding to the SSCI's inquiry which can be read here.