We call on the D.C. Council to quickly vote to override the Mayor’s harmful veto, and in so doing, demonstrate a commitment to ending the unnecessary and excessive criminalization of D.C. residents for low-level offenses.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice in the District
Court Rules Trump Policies Denying Asylum Protections to People Fleeing Domestic and Gang Violence Are Illegal
A federal court has struck down Trump administration policies that sought to gut asylum protections for immigrants fleeing domestic violence and gang brutality.
M.B. Cottingham, the 40-year-old District resident who was subjected to an unconstitutional and exceedingly invasive bodily search by Metropolitan Police Department officer Sean Lojacono in September 2017, has agreed to settle his lawsuit against the officer for an undisclosed amount.