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CJA joins a coalition of 430 human rights, civil rights, faith, and professional organizations, leaders, and scholars signing an open letter opposing Secretary Pompeo’s “Unalienable Rights Commission” and urging that it be immediately disbanded.

The Honorable Michael Pompeo Secretary of State U.S. Department of State Washington, D.C. 20520 Dear Secretary Pompeo: We, the undersigned U.S. foreign policy, human rights, civil liberties, social justice, and faith leaders, experts, scholars, and org

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Pleadings

December 14, 2018 Memorandum Opinion Denying Motion to Dismiss   May 24, 2018 Pl opposition to Def. MTD   May 9, 2018 Defendant Opposition to motion to proceed anonymously   April 26, 2018 Defendant Motion to Dismiss   April 9, 2018

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Clients

Jane W is a Liberian citizen and member of the Gio tribe. In July 1990, the violence in Liberia became so intense, that Jane and her family decided to leave their home and seek safety at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, a humanitarian aid center under

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Partners

Partners Pro Bono Co-Counsel Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Debevoise & Plimpton is an award-winning law firm, which includes a globally recognized team of International Arbitration lawyers who have extensive experience in advising and litigating in

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Hassan Bility bio

Hassan Bility is the director of the Global Justice and Research Project (GJRP), a non governmental organization dedicated to the documentation of war time atrocities in Liberia and to assisting victims in their pursuit of justice for these crimes.  Un

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A Bold Idea for Justice

Twenty years ago, the San Francisco-based Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) launched with a bold idea — could we hold those responsible for torture, war crimes, and genocide accountable in a court of law? We started by bringing civil cases in

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