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PCJF to testify against appointment of Peter Newsham as Chief of DC Metro Police

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced Peter Newsham as her pick to be chief of the DC Metropolitan Police Department. The PCJF is calling on the D.C. Council to reject the mayor’s appointment of Newsham, and we hope that you will join us at the public hearing on Friday, March 24.

Supreme Court Petition filed in Landmark Mass Protest Arrest Case

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and co-counsel Paul Hughes of Mayer Brown LLP and the Yale Law School Supreme Court Clinic have filed a petition for certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States.

NBC 4 Video: Peter Newsham Named New Metropolitan Police Chief

Partnership for Civil Justice Fund Executive Director Mara Verheyden-Hilliard appears in an NBC 4 TV report and condemns serial civil rights violator Peter Newsham, who was named new chief of D.C. Metropolitan Police.

FAIR's CounterSpin: "People Have the Right to Take to the Streets" interview with Mara Verheyden-Hilliard

We talk about the right to protest with activist and attorney Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, executive director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund.

U.S. News and World Report: Inauguration Mass Arrest of Protesters, Journalists a Throwback With a Familiar Face, Attorneys Say

"You can't arrest people for the acts of others simply because they arguably share a political view -- that's illegal," Verheyden-Hilliard says.