NJCDLP addresses a variety of social justice concerns, yet its overriding goal is to exalt America's judiciary while raising the world's consciousness of judicial misconduct; conduct that sometimes constitutes criminal activity (including intentional rights violations) and is inadequately checked by U.S. domestic and international anti-corruption/accountability mechanisms -- an oversight shortfall spread among all branches of American government and that has evolved into a constitutional and human rights crisis.
- NJCDLP to be part of "Justice in America Network T.V. Series". Click on image to learn more!
- NJCDLP Board Members and panelists including key note speaker, former Congressional Candidate Byron DeLear (front row center), at "Silencing of the Lamb?", NJCDLP conference on American courts at Rice University - Houston, Texas. Click on image to learn more!
- NJCDLP Co-founder and Executive Director Zena Crenshaw-Logal, and Michael McCray, Esq. address panel of community leaders and members of Congress on need for enhanced judicial whistlblower protection and appropriate accountability measures at Rayburn House Building on Capitol Hill - Washington, D.C.
- Presentation by the infamous Jena 6 at "Silencing of the Lamb?", NJCDLP conference on American courts at Rice University - Houston, Texas. Click on image to learn more!
- Guests and panelists arrive for the NJCDLP Fall Summit - Watergate Hotel - Washington, D.C. Click on image to learn more!
- Attorney Jesselyn Radack, current National Security & Human Rights Director at Government Accountability Project, keynote speaker at the NJCDLP Fall Summit - Watergate Hotel - Washington, D.C. Click on image to learn more!
- Distinguished panelists on whistleblower rights, free speech, and employee rights at the NJCDLP Fall Summit - Watergate Hotel - Washington, D.C. Click on image to learn more!
- Presiding Panel for the 2008 Citizens' Forum On Judicial Accountability - Capitol Hill - Washington, D.C. This event inspired NJCDLP to launch its National Forum On Judicial Accountability (NFOJA). Click on image to learn more!
- NJCDLP guests on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. at the 2008 Citizens' Forum On Judicial Accountability. Click on image to learn more!
- A delegation of NJCDLP affiliates meet with key congressional staff members - Washington, D.C. - Click on image to learn more!
- NJCDLP through its project NFOJA, co-sponsored the 2011 Fogg symposium on the courts at the University of Baltimore. And an academic book publisher published the corresponding report, written by our own Zena Crenshaw-Logal! Click on image to learn more!
- NFOJA's own Judge DeAnn Salcido (ret.) was the keynote speaker for Fogg's 2012 symposium on the courts at Loyola Law School - Los Angeles, California. Click on image to learn more!
- The Plea for Justice Program (P4J), co-sponsored by POPULAR and its local affiliate, the Texas State Community Council, honored Matthew Stokes (center) who inspired P4J. A luncheon was hosted in Matthew's honor in Abilene, Texas. He was celebrated as a man of "Great Integrity and Faith".
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Although NJCDLP is a grassroots organization, it ambitiously functions as a think tank, public policy advocate, program administrator, community organizer, and non-profit corporation via the following advocacy scheme:
Legal Reform and Whistleblower Protection Advocacy
Human Rights Advocacy
Art Education, Prisoner Art, and Performing Arts
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Judicial Accountability Activists Seek International Rebuke of
Persecution and Torture Through U.S. Legal System Abuse
The United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) may investigate allegations that the U.S. legal system is regularly used to persecute or torture U.S. whistleblowers and judicial critics/gadflies. A proposed international class action for the group was mailed this week from the U.S. to the Committee in Geneva, Switzerland. The three (3) named complainants are Rodney A. Logal, his wife attorney Zena Crenshaw-Logal*, and Dr. Andrew D. Jackson.
NJCDLP Sister Organizations Expand
Lobbying of ABA to Spearhead Prosecutor Reform:
"Our call to action is for help encouraging the ABA to promulgate a model rule that hinders prosecutors in using America's criminal justice system to retaliate against whistleblowers", says attorney Zena Crenshaw-Logal, Coalition Spokesperson.
“Blind deference to prosecutors and their prosecution choices no longer seems prudent” says Dr. Sandra Nunn, a business ethics expert who became a national security whistleblower after years of decorated federal law enforcement. Dr. Nunn referenced New York Governor Cuomo, noting, "He apparently realizes that prosecutors may regularly thwart police accountability. Should we not acknowledge the possibility of them deliberately or recklessly undermining whistleblower protection?”
NJCDLP Affiliates Expand Their International Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Advocacy:
Members of the U.S. Friends of Marafa Committee (USFMC) and Marafa Watch (MW) supporters planned for an April 2014 protest outside the Cameroon Embassy in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the April 2012 arrest of Minister Marafa Hamidou Yaya as well as MW's first year anniversary. This is their story. This is Marafa's story.
Marafa is a former Minister of Interior and Secretary-General (Chief of Staff) at the Presidency of the Republic of Cameroon.
MW is a U.S.-based, grassroots movement for appropriate international review of Marafa's politically motivated conviction and imprisonment. USFMC is an outgrowth of that movement.
This documentary introduces viewers to Marafa's plight and seeks to explain why Americans should care and be willing to push for his freedom.
COALITION FOR COURT TRANSPARENCY
NJCDLP and National Forum On Judicial Accountability (NFOJA) are members of the Coalition for Court Transparency calling for cameras in the U.S. Supreme Court.
NJCDLP to be part of "Justice in America Network T.V. Series" by accomplished Documentary Film Producer and activist Steve Murphy
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