Opposing Bill 19-645: Criminal Code Amendments Act of 2012 that targets demonstrators and the Occupy movement in Washington, D.C., Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Executive Director of the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund is testifying before the D.C. Council today
A Superior Court Judge in the District of Columbia slammed the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) for submitting “transparently false” affidavits in an unsuccessful effort to defeat a lawsuit brought by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF) that demands that the MPD disclose its orders and policies.
Much of what has been written about H.R. 347 is not correct. We are writing this to clarify the situation and separate fact from fiction.
The drones are the latest example of the State Department’s efforts to take over functions in Iraq that the military used to perform. Some 5,000 private security contractors now protect the embassy’s 11,000-person staff, for example, and typically drive around in heavily armored military vehicles.
Class action allegations, linked to from index of Amended Complaint