Lawsuit charges D.C. Police officer violated Mr. Cottingham's Fourth Amendment rights.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice in the District
"We are pleased the D.C. Council is holding public hearings on concerns to public safety in Wards 7 and 8, and we are glad that glad Chief of Police Peter Newsham appears to be planning to attend the morning session," said Monica Hopkins, Executive Director of the ACLU of the District of Columbia."
ACLU Files Lawsuit, Seeks Injunction to Protect Free Speech Rights of Court Administrative Employees
The lawsuit challenges new rules prohibiting employees of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts from engaging in a broad range of political speech and activities.