Cara started working at IJ in June 2022 as a Litigation Project Coordinator focusing on Freedom of Information Act requests before becoming a Paralegal. She now assists in litigation efforts by preparing and filing legal documents in courts across the country.
Prior to joining the team, Cara worked in the nonprofit legal sector supporting international rule of law efforts and assisting attorneys on federal policymaking and regulatory projects. Cara is a native of Northern Virginia and graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Human Nutrition, Food and Exercise.
For thirty years, Carlos Pena ran a print shop in North Hollywood. His world was turned upside down, however, in August 2022, when a fugitive forced his way into Carlos’s shop and barricaded himself inside…
Group of Property Owners Team Up to Fight Back Against Private Railroad’s Attempt to Take Their Property
A group of property owners in Sparta, Georgia has teamed up to fight back against a private railroad's attempt to take their land.
Kimberly Dunckel and her family founded Fairytale Farm Animal Sanctuary to give neglected and special-needs farm animals a “happily ever after.” Their 3.3-acre property provides a place where the public could learn from and…