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Local groups and the ACLU of Louisiana Sue Baton Rouge Police for First Amendment Violations at Alton Sterling Protest


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Local groups and the ACLU of Louisiana Sue Baton Rouge Police for First Amendment Violations at Alton Sterling Protest

ACLU

BATON ROUGE - Local organizing groups and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana filed a lawsuit today against the Baton Rouge Police Department for violating the First Amendment rights of demonstrators who were protesting peacefully against the killing of Alton Sterling. The case is co-counseled by Sima Atri, staff attorney at the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice and cooperating counsel Ron Wilson on behalf of on behalf of Black Youth Project 100 and the Louisiana chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.

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