New York, October 26, 2018—Cissy Thunderhawk, Wašté Win Young, and the Reverend John Floberg filed a class action lawsuit on Oct. 18 in the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota challenging a number of civil rights violations that arose during the Standing Rock movement to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They are represented by Columbia Law School Lecturer in Law Noah Smith-Drelich and Professor Bernard E. Harcourt, founding director of the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought.
Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought,
Columbia Law School Lecturer Noah Smith-Drelich and Professor Bernard E. Harcourt Challenge Standing Rock Civil Rights Violations,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/contemporary_critical_thought/9