A major class action lawsuit against the Oakland Police Department (OPD) in the United States District Court. The lawsuit asserts constitutional violations stemming from the November 5, 2010, mass arrest of 150 peaceful protesters following the sentencing of Johannes Mehserle, the BART police officer who killed Oscar Grant. Read more
The charges against Ray McGovern have been dropped and the government has decided not to proceed with its prosecution.
In less than a week after we cheered the outbreak of democracy in Egypt, we witnessed the spectacle of retired CIA analyst and Veteran for Peace Ray McGovern being dragged out of Hillary Clinton's press conference yesterday for a silent, peaceful protest.
After eight years of litigation on behalf of the nearly 400 people who were arrested illegally in September 2002, the Pershing Park mass arrest case has entered a new phase as 15 key police officials and lawyers, including former D.
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.