United States

ICNL’s resources and information on the United States.

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Protecting Nonviolent Demonstrators by Reforming Anti-Riot Laws in the U.S.

Black Lives Matter protesters enveloped in tear gas, near the White House in Washington DC, 5/31/2020 (Photo by Koshu Kunii on Unsplash)
In a forthcoming article in Minnesota Law Review, ICNL’s Nick Robinson argues that U.S. jurisdictions should eliminate anti-rioting laws, both ... Read More

U.S. Current Trend: Protest Rights Accountability and Reform

U.S. Current Trend: Protest Rights Accountability and Reform
Following a swell of racial justice protests that have taken to the streets, politically charged bills are being introduced across ... Read More

Stopping the Over-Penalization of Civil Disobedience at Protests in the U.S.

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In an article in Cornell Law Review, ICNL’s Nick Robinson and Elly Page argue for more robust constitutional protection for ... Read More


Protecting the Right To Protest

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ICNL is working with a broad coalition of civil liberties, racial justice, environmental, and other groups to address anti-protest measures ... Read More

The Right to Protest Is Sacrosanct

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In this San Francisco Chronicle article, written by ICNL's Senior Legal Advisor Nick Robinson with UC Berkeley School of Public ... Read More

Taking a Rights-based Approach to Emerging Technology

Stanford tech camp
ICNL partnered with the Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi) at Stanford University to host the first-ever Tech Camp for civic ... Read More

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