Author Archives: Niko Perazich

Mencias Interrogation Video

Mencias interrogation video in 12 parts. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10 Part 11 Part 12

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Mencias Security Videos

Camera No. 2 Camera No. 3 Camera No. 4        

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Tushnet Documents

Combined April 2016 Release (1 of 2) Combined April 2016 Release (2 of 2) 2015-ICLI-00027 – Color Release Combined March 2016 release Combined June 2016 Release and Rerelease

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IPR Civil Rights Report for Fall 2015

During Fall 2015, the Civil Rights Section of IPR filed four lawsuits in federal district court; continued to litigate five other cases and successfully resolved two of them; filed three amicus briefs; represented a public interest organization in third-party discovery … Continue reading

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CAPS Product Identification Guide

2015-ICLI-00027 – Color Release

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D.C. Circuit Rejects Tobacco Companies’ Challenge to Report Describing Problems with Menthol Cigarettes

On January 15th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned a district court grant of summary judgment for plaintiff tobacco companies Lorillard Tobacco and R.J. Reynolds in favor of the FDA and anti-tobacco co-defendants. This amounted to … Continue reading

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IPR Successfully Opposes Petitions for Closed Captioning Waivers

The Institute for Public Representation scored another victory for deaf and hard of hearing individuals on November 17 when the Federal Communications Commission required a programmer to provide closed captions. The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau’s order (http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2015/db1117/DA-15-1324A1.pdf) found that … Continue reading

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Tushnet FOIA

2015-ICLI-00027 Docs produced by ICE 9.30.2015 2015-ICLI-00027 Docs produced by ICE 12.3.2015  

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Annual Report for Civil Rights Section

Civil Rights Annual Report 2014-2015

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FCC Seeks Comment on Petition for Rulemaking to Extend Online Filing of Public Inspection Files to Cable and Satellite

On July 31, IPR filed a petition for rulemaking on behalf of the Campaign Legal Center, Sunlight Foundation, and Common Cause.  The petition asks the FCC to extend its existing requirement that broadcast television stations  place online the contents of their … Continue reading

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