WTOP ("Washington's Top News") covers the lawsuit filed by PCJF against the District of Columbia for withholding police reports on the response to protests against the Inauguration of Donald Trump.
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.
“We believe that this is a significant victory for free speech. They are doing this under threat of litigation,” Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, the fund’s executive director, said in a telephone interview.
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard of The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund on NPR'S The Kojo Nnamdi Show discusses the right to protest and free speech issues arising at Trump's Inauguration.
Guest host Linda Olson-Osterlund is joined by Carl Messineo, Legal Director of The Partnership For Civil Justice Fund.
FOX 5 covers press conference by activists and attorneys from the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund revealing the unconstitutional blocking permit taken out by the National Park Service on behalf of the Trump Presidential Inaugural Committee.
New York Times covers the struggle over permits for free speech activity during Trump's Inauguration
Tom Sherwood reflects on the difficulties protest groups are having in securing permits to exercise their free speech rights.