The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon and Braunhagey & Borden LLP filed a class-action lawsuit on June 28, 2020 on behalf of journalists and legal observers who were targeted and attacked by the police while documenting protests in Portland over the killing of George Floyd.
The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Eugene resident Jones Hollister’s right to a nonbinary gender marker. Hollister’s gender is nonbinary, but their petition for a nonbinary gender marker was denied by Lane County Circuit Court Judge Charles D. Carlson in 2019.
The ACLU of Oregon and cooperating attorneys at Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton filed a claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act on behalf of Isidro Andrade-Tafolla against Immigrations and Custom Enforcement (ICE).
Free expression and voting protections in our state constitution must be given equal weight to ensure that the foundation of our democracy remains strong and intact.