Federal Judge to D.C.: 'There will be significant prices to pay'
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan called D.C.’s mishandling of a high-profile suit alleging false arrest the “civil counterpart” of the Justice Department’s botched prosecution of Ted Stevens.
Federal judge blasts D.C. Attorney General's Office for concealment of evidence
A U.S. federal judge called for an investigation into the conduct of the Washington, D.C., Office of the Attorney General for its concealment of crucial evidence in a case brought by the PCJF arising from the mass arrest of nearly 400 peaceful demonstrators and others.
U.S. Judge Blasts D.C.'s Handling of Protest Cases
A federal judge chastised D.C. government lawyers Wednesday for how they have defended lawsuits brought by nearly 400 people arrested during a 2002 protest in downtown Washington. U.S. District Judge Emmet G.
Federal judge wants probe of missing police records
A federal judge has called for an investigation into the D.C. police department after officials there destroyed key evidence related to a controversial mass arrest of anti-globalization protesters in 2002.
A Reality Check on D.C. Checkpoints
In June, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, his attorney general and the D.C. police announced the introduction of a military-style checkpoint program under which police stop drivers and allow only those with a police-approved "legitimate reason" to continue on the public roadway.
PCJ Lawsuit Frees Inauguration Route to the Public
The landscape of the Inaugural Parade route this coming January 20 will be remarkably different as a result of a lawsuit filed by the Partnership for Civil Justice. The litigation has so far resulted in a resounding victory.
Don't Let the National Park Service Privatize the Inauguration Route
A ground breaking free speech legal victory in federal court has opened up Pennsylvania Avenue for "We the People" on Inauguration Day. Unless you and thousands of others take action today, however, that courtroom victory could be effectively overturned by a new set of regulations proposed by the Bush Administration's National Park Service.
Federal Court Rules for Inauguration Day Free Speech Lawsuit
In a substantial free speech victory, the Partnership for Civil Justice has succeeded in overturning the National Park Service's repeated self-dealing and gross mismanagement of their permitting system in their effort to stage-manage democracy during the quadrennial Presidential Inaugural parade.
Groups Sue Department of Interior for Release of National Mall Records
A lawsuit filed in federal court today argues that the Bush Administration is illegally withholding documents in an effort to suppress public opposition to the Administration's plans to obstruct and restrict First Amendment activities on the National Mall.