WJLA 7 video covers the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund at the Dec. 7 press conference exposing the National Park Service and Trump Inauguration's Committee's unconstitutional blocking permit
WUSA 9 video covers press conference held Dec. 7 by attorneys from the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and activists from the ANSWER Coalition about the NPS and Trump PIC omnibus blocking permit that violates free speech rights.
The National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate before, during and after President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, Washington civil rights attorneys said Wednesday.
· December 07, 2016 4:56 PM
Attorneys from the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund along with activists organizing demonstrations during and after Donald Trump's Inauguration held a press conference this morning demanding access to sites in Washington, D.C., for protests.
"Everybody is being put on hold and they are being put off which completely obstructs the ability to organize, to make plans to come, disruptive and violating people's free speech rights.”
"The attorney who filed the class-action lawsuit, Carl Messineo, works for the Civil Justice Partnership."
· October 26, 2016 6:43 PM
Newly released documents from the General Services Administration (GSA) obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund through a public records request and lawsuit provide new insight into Donald Trump's repeated claims about the success of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, a lawyer who frequently argues on behalf of First Amendment rights, said the Park Service had stonewalled her efforts to look at the permit applications but that Trump appeared to be relying on public resources to “sanitize their event from the reality of public dissent.”
· September 01, 2016 8:44 AM
Using private funding, the Baltimore Police Department was able to use the dragnet surveillance technology off-the-books.
· August 04, 2016 4:48 PM
Civil Rights Group Challenges Buffer Zone that Restricts Free Speech at New Trump International Hotel