Third Coast Rewind: Chicago Lawyer Heads North to Defend Pipeline Protesters

Melinda Power works in a storefront law office on Division Street, between the two gateways that demarcate the Puerto Rican community. Many of her everyday clients are members of the Puerto Rican community, for whom she handles criminal defense and basic legal needs such as divorces and wills. But Power is also an active fighter for political prisoners and part of the legal team supporting the defendants at the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota. Read More