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Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute (MCLI); founded in 1965, as the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Library, changed name from "library" to "institute" in 1972 ; headquartered in Berkeley, California; MCLI uses law to promote fundamental human rights within the United States, including domestic human rights violations such as denial of freedom of speech, environmental racism, violence against women, labor abuses, and discrimination and unequal access to necessities such as housing, health care and education; and on advocacy for the enforcement of U.S.-ratified international human rights treaties.

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