In 1986, the Christic Institute brought charges against 28 individuals involved in the Iran-Contra Affair (Avirgan v. Hull). Filed under the provisi...

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Iran Contra

We host a few select videos here on our site. Watch the Christic Institute Benefit Concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne and Bonnie Rai...

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Video Archive

The Famous Silkwood case centered on Karen Silkwood, an employee of the Kerr-McGee Nuclear Corporation who died in 1975. A chemical technician and un...

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Karen Silkwood

After a death squad organized by the American Nazi Party and the Ku Klux Klan murdered several demonstrators in 1979 in Greensboro, North Carolina, th...

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Greensboro Massacre

In 1979, Daniel Sheehan, Sara Nelson and many of the allies and architects of the Silkwood case gathered back in Washington, D.C. to found The Christ...

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The Christic Institute

In the late 1980s, death squads in Guatemala and El Salvador roamed the country crushing any resistance to the U.S. backed fascist dictatorships.  Pe...

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American Sanctuary Movement

The People’s Advocate The life and legal history of America’s most fearless public interest lawyer The Peoples Advocate, the autobiograph...

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The People’s Advocate

Directly following the Karen Silkwood case against the Kerr-Mcgee nuclear facility, the Christic Institute team was called in to help oversee proceedi...

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Three Mile Island