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Federal Judge: Cash Bail in St. Louis is Unconstitutional

Big Win for St. Louis Residents in Cash Bail Lawsuit Brought by ArchCity Defenders, Advancement Project National Office, Civil Rights Corps and Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and...

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ArchCity Defenders Announces Third Annual “Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards” and Invites Community to Nominate Reporters

June 10, 2019 ArchCity Defenders, a civil rights nonprofit law firm, is pleased to announce the third annual “Excellence in Poverty Journalism Awards,” and invites the community to nominate...

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ArchCity Defenders Announces Lineup for Second Annual Racial Justice Film Series

May 31, 2019 ArchCity Defenders, a non-profit civil rights law firm based in St. Louis, is announcing the films and dates for its second annual summer Racial Justice Film...

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ArchCity Defenders Announces Launch of Updated “Pro Se STL” Resource, a Local ‘Know Your Rights’ Guide

May 8, 2019 ArchCity Defenders (ACD), a non profit civil rights law firm based in St. Louis, is partnering with St. Louis County Library system and Mound City Bar...

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ArchCity Defenders Announces Creation of Young Friends Board

February 25, 2019 ArchCity Defenders is proud to announce the establishment and call for members of the Young Friends of ArchCity Defenders. The Young Friends of ACD seeks to...

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ArchCity Defenders, Advancement Project, Civil Right Corps, and Georgetown Law File Lawsuit to Challenge St. Louis City’s Unconstitutional Cash Bail System

January 29, 2019 ST. LOUIS, MO — Today in federal court, ArchCity Defenders, Advancement Project National Office, Civil Rights Corps, and Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection...

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Joint Letter Regarding Private Pretrial Supervision

January 10, 2019 ArchCity Defenders and St. Louis Legal Organizations Co-Sign Letter Exposing Unconstitutional Practices of 22nd Judicial Circuit, Calling for Reform ArchCity Defenders, the St. Louis Public Defender’s...

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Letter to Prosecutor Bell from St. Louis Reform Coalition

January 1, 2019 Dear Prosecutor Bell, Congratulations on your recent election and inauguration. As members of the Reform Coalition, a broad alliance of advocacy organizations throughout St. Louis County,...

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ArchCity Defenders Files Subsequent Debtors’ Prison Lawsuit Against Edmundson

December 12, 2018 Today in federal court, ArchCity Defenders and the law firm of Arnold & Porter filed a debtors’ prison claim against the City of Edmundson on behalf...

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ArchCity Defenders Receives the 2018 Thomas Merton Award from the Thomas Merton Center

November 29, 2018 ArchCity Defenders, a nonprofit civil rights law firm based in St. Louis, was presented with the 2018 Thomas Merton Award during the Thomas Merton Center’s 46th...

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