There are several Legal Observing sessions coming up. Please check
our calendar for a schedule and locations.
American Civil Liberties Union
ACLU has been fighting the City of Denver to allow protesters near
the Pepsi Center, the site of the Convention.
The ACLU is encouraging anyone attending a DNC protest or demonstration
to download an online form to bring with to the event. The forms
will protect your rights to see an attorney and make telephone calls
if you are arrested. Please follow the instructions in the packet:
The ACLU has also all the information you need to protect your
First Amendment rights during the DNC:
DNC People's Law Project
The DNC People's Law Project is a legal collective of lawyers,
legal workers, and law students formed by the Colorado National
Lawyers Guild for the purpose of defending the rights of demonstrators
who bring a message of social justice to the 2008 DNC in Denver.
1280 Sherman Street, Suite 206
HOTLINE: (303) 830-0277
Denver 420 Information
Thanks to Denver voters, one ounce or less of cannabis is legal
in the City and County of Denver. It is also "lowest priority"
for Denver police.
Midnight Special Law Collective
The Midnight Special Law Collective is an independent non-profit
organization dedicated to providing legal trainings and accessible,
relevant, democratic and accountable legal support to a wide range
of activists participating in the struggle for social change.
The have an extensive collection of materials on these topics and
Fully-Informed Jury Association
FIJA informs jurors about their inalienable right to vote their
conscience and acquit, regardless of what the law or the judge may
say. This is called "jury veto power" or "jury nullification",
the right of jurors to "nullify" what they see as bad
or unjust laws or application of law. Judges and prosecutors will
try to intimidate you into convicting, so you need to know your