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Racial Justice

A guide to resources provided by the Law Library, as well as external information, to support our community in considering racial justice and reconciliation.

Resources for Protestors

Rights of Protesters 
Key tips on rights, limitations on speech and action, and what to do if arrested. Includes link to wallet-size guide and ACLU Arizona Need Legal Help page. Provided by ACLU Arizona. 

What to Do If You Are Stopped by the Police 
Key tips on rights, if stopped in your car, if at home, and what to do if taken to a police station. Includes link to wallet-size guide provided by the ACLU.

Arizona State Capitol Grounds Regulations on Assembly and Protesting
Restrictions on all activities at government buildings.

Arizona Legislative Council
In order to put on an event involving a large group of people and the use of public facilities or amplified sound, you will need a permit.
Contact the Arizona Legislative Council: 
Arizona Legislative Council
1700 West Washington Street
Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(Fax) 602-926-4803

City of Phoenix Street Closures for Special Events Request Form
Phoenix's city streets are the site of dozens of festivals, runs, walks and parades each year. There is a lot you need to know if you are interested in holding an event on city streets. This online application will help you.

Facts about Riot Control Agents
Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Includes information on How you can protect yourself, and what to do if you are exposed to riot control agents.

Bail Funds

National Bail Fund Network 
The National Bail Fund Network is a national project that works with organizers, advocates, and legal providers across the country that are using, or contemplating using, community bail funds as part of efforts to radically change local bail systems and reduce incarceration.

National Bail Out
The National Bail Out collective is a Black-led and Black-centered collective of abolitionist organizers, lawyers and activists building a community-based movement to support folks and end systems of pretrial detention and ultimately mass incarceration.

The Bail Project - National Revolving Bail Fund
Seeks to combat mass incarceration and reshape the pretrial system in the United States.