Tag: Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

Community Rights Organizing Webinar Recording: Liberate Yourself from the Activist Hamster Wheel
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Community Rights Organizing Webinar Recording: Liberate Yourself from the Activist Hamster Wheel

Thank you to those who were able to join us for our February 1, 2018 webinar and to those who have requested a recording of the webinar. We believe that this webinar is an excellent way to introduce new people and groups to the Community and Nature Rights Movement. It is […]

The New Legal Threat to Environmental Attorneys: Sanctions from Judges and Attorneys General
Local Self-Governance, National News, Rights of Nature

The New Legal Threat to Environmental Attorneys: Sanctions from Judges and Attorneys General

Oil and gas companies are moving beyond simply filing lawsuits against municipalities that pass ordinances banning drilling and other types of industrial activity. In recent months, the energy industry, along with a state attorney general, has started going after the lawyers who are using novel legal arguments to protect small towns […]

Time to Escalate? First-Ever Rights of Nature Lawsuit Dismissed
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Time to Escalate? First-Ever Rights of Nature Lawsuit Dismissed

Our Interview with Will Falk: Will’s Article Republished from San Diego Free Press: Our first-in-the-nation lawsuit seeking personhood for the Colorado River was dismissed. After the Colorado Attorney General filed a motion to dismiss and threatened sanctions against attorney Jason Flores-Williams for the unforgivable act of requesting rights for nature, […]