CREEC Settles Lawsuit on Behalf of the National Federation of the Blind and Blind Prisoners

Colorado Department of Corrections will Remedy the Systemic Failures that Threatened the Privacy and Safety of Blind Prisoners DENVER, CO — Brian Christopher Mackes and Adrian Chávez, two blind men in the custody of the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC),…

Sacramento Police Department Sued for Repressing Anti-Police Efforts with Violence, Surveillance, and Home Raids

SACRAMENTO — Racial justice protesters recently filed suit against the City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Police Department for patterns of brutalization by police. Plaintiffs allege abuse during Black Lives Matter protests in 2020; the Sacramento Police Department then continued…

Welcome Renee!

This fall, the Immigration Detention Accountability Project will be working with extern Renee Payne! Renee is a 3L Public Interest Law Scholar at Northeastern University School of Law. She was an Associate Editor of the Northeastern University Law Review and a…

Welcome Sam!

Our final extern welcome this summer is for Sam Becker!  Sam is a rising 3L at Stanford Law School, where they are Co-Leader of the Immigration Pro Bono Project; Co-President of the Stanford Advocates for Immigrants’ Rights; Advocacy Chair for the Disability and Mental Health Network; and a Public Interest Fellow. Sam will be joining CREEC to…

People with Mobility Disabilities File Class Action Lawsuit against City of Baltimore

City’s curb ramps and sidewalks do not meet federal accessibility requirements. Three wheelchair users and the IMAGE Center of Maryland have filed a class action lawsuit alleging widespread and ongoing violations of federal accessibility requirements by the City of Baltimore…