Federal Court Ruling on Constitutional Challenge to Postering Regulations in Washington, D.C.

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund's four-year-long battle to overturn the District of Columbia's unconstitutional postering regulations has resulted in a significant ruling for free speech

Carl Messineo Testimony Regarding MPD's Practices for Police Escorts

The MPD’s evasive responses have gone every which way, but straight. One wonders what it is that they are hiding. Citing “unusual circumstances,” they took an enlargement of time to respond and provide what should have been readily available information.

U.S. government contracts reveal Miami journalists on the payroll

Thousands of pages of previously unreleased materials reveal that the U.S. government was paying Miami-based journalists who saturated the media with reports that were highly inflammatory and prejudicial to the Cuban Five.

Documents Reveal Sheen's D.C. Police Escort Violated Law

Did D.C. police confuse escorting Charlie Sheen with "fresh pursuit of a fleeing felon"?

Prosecution of Ray McGovern is Dropped

The charges against Ray McGovern have been dropped and the government has decided not to proceed with its prosecution.

At Clinton Speech: Veteran Bloodied, Bruised and Arrested for Standing Silently

As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her speech at George Washington University condemning governments that arrest protestors, 71-year-old Ray McGovern was grabbed from the audience in plain view of her by police, brutalized and left bleeding in jail.

Fighting the Good Fight



"Truly Historic Settlement" Approved in Pershing Park Class Action

U.S. Federal Judge Emmet G. Sullivan issued final approval to an $8.25 million class action settlement of an eight-year-long and hard-fought litigation battle over the mass arrests of nearly 400 people in Pershing Park in Washington, D.

U.S. Federal Judge Lauds "Historic" Settlement

Issuing final approval to a class action settlement, U.S. Federal Judge Paul Friedman described the terms of settlement of a nearly decade-long protest arrest lawsuit in Washington, D.C., as "historic" and an achievement for "future generations.