Read MoreLawyers for Bay Bridge 78 Call on Court to Dismiss Charges in Interest of Justice
The Center for Protest Law & Litigation at the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund filed a motion in San Francisco’s superior court on February 23…
Read MoreKnow Your Rights: Federal Employees Have the Right to Protest!
Federal employees have the right to protest, march in the streets, attend a protest, rally, demonstration, or meeting. As a federal employee, you should not…
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Racial justice protestors who were attacked and injured by the San José Police Department in May 2020 will receive $3.35 million in a settlement approved by the City Council.Read MoreSan José City Council OKs $3.35 Million Settlement for Five Racial Justice Protestors Attacked by San José Police
Use this quick reference guide to know what to do if the FBI comes to your door.
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This is a guide to the legal restrictions on police during demonstrations and protests in Washington, D.C.Read MoreKnow Your Rights at D.C. Protests
On June 16, 2023, The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF), and its Center for Protest Law & Litigation, filed an opposition to the defendants' Motion to Dismiss in Ferris v. D.C.Read MoreFerris et al v. D.C. – Opposition to Motion to Dismiss 2023
Throughout 2020, the D.C. MPD conducted a widespread and forceful assault on protestors taking to the street of the District to rally against racist police violence. The PCJF seeks to end the MPD’s unconstitutional and punitive tactics of indiscriminately deploying less lethal weapons into crowds of persons engaged in First Amendment protected activities.Read MoreFederal Lawsuit to Stop DC MPD’s Indiscriminate and Violent Use of Less Lethal Weapons
In Ferris et. al v. D.C., the PCJF is challenging MPD's use of indiscriminate less lethal munitions against protestors.Read MoreFerris et al v. D.C. – Litigation Complaint 2023
The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF) and its Center for Protest Law & Litigation filed a federal lawsuit against officers with the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) for violating the constitutional rights of Ross LaFontaine. Read MoreLaFontaine v. Rudolph – Litigation Complaint 2023
Lawsuit challenges D.C. MPD’s December 12, 2020, attack on peaceful BLM demonstrators while Proud Boys were allowed to maraud throughout D.C.Read MorePCJF Files Federal Lawsuit Over D.C. Police Attack and False Arrest at Black Lives Matter Plaza
MPD officers used a false arrest as a thin excuse to storm BLM Plaza while creating widespread disarray and disruption of peaceful First Amendment activities.Read MoreLawsuit Filed Over Police Attack and False Arrest at BLM Plaza