Crag is a client-focused law center that supports community efforts to protect and sustain the Pacific Northwest’s natural legacy. Implementing a unique model of legal aid for the environment, Crag balances the scales of justice by offering our clients free or low cost legal services in combination with assistance on campaign strategies, communications, community organizing and media relations.
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Will Carlon was a summer associate in 2014 and worked for staff attorney Maura Fahey. He researched case law, statutes, and regulations and drafted memoranda for cases involving water quality, land use, notice requirements, attorney’s fees, discovery issues, and...read more
Oregon has been in the national news for a wide variety of reasons over the last months. We've seen Oregon become the first in the nation to pass a law that automatically registers voters, we listened carefully during the headline-grabbing occupation of the Malheur...read more
Join us for a casual summer party! Drop by, enjoy a beer courtesy of Base Camp Brewing, and catch up with Crag staff, meet our summer interns and get a tour of the building that will soon become Crag's new office. We'll have some libations and light snacks. Bring a...read more
On January 17, Crag filed suit on behalf of three conservation groups, Audubon Society of Portland, Oregon Wild and WaterWatch of Oregon, in federal court against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failure to follow federal law in the creation of the Comprehensive...read more
June 15, 2017 (Salem, OR) – The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) heard oral arguments today about a challenge to Portland’s landmark fossil fuel ordinance. In 2016, the City of Portland passed the land use ordinance restricting development of new major fossil...read more
Youth plaintiff Kelsey Juliana speaks during a press conference on the sidewalk in front of the United States Supreme Court in Washington. The youth with her are part of 21 plaintiffs in a landmark federal lawsuit which accuses the federal government of violating...read more
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Crag provides free and low-cost legal services to communities and conservation groups that are facing environmental challenges. In these challenging times, our services are needed more than ever. Support legal aid for the environment with a donation today!