Supreme Court Rejects Fifth Circuit Ruling in Protest Lawsuit
The case against Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson will be sent back to the Fifth Circuit for further review. A Louisiana officer claims Mckesson should be held liable for an injury caused by the actions of an anonymous protester, even though he had no involvement in the crime.
Judge Revises Opinion in Lawsuit Against Black Lives Matter Activist
While Judge Willet had originally agreed with the majority opinion—that Mckesson could be held liable for injuries caused by a rogue protester—his new opinion reveals a rare judicial change of mind.
ACLU Urges Supreme Court to Overturn a Ruling Against DeRay Mckesson
Earlier this year, the Fifth Circuit ruled that Mckesson could be held liable for injuries he did not immediately cause or encourage. Now, the ACLU is asking the Supreme Court in a petition to overturn the ruling or else risk a widespread chilling effect on protest.
Black Lives Matter Leader May Face Trial for Actions of Anonymous Protester
A prominent Black Lives Matter activist, DeRay Mckesson, might go on trial for injuries sustained by a police officer during […]