ACLU and National Lawyers Guild File Suit Against Oakland Police Department
San Francisco Bay Area
17 Nov 2011 05:07 GMT
On November 14th, the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC) and the National Lawyers' Guild (NLG) filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Oakland Police Department (OPD) for its egregious constitutional violations against Occupy Oakland demonstrators. The ACLU-NC and the NLG are suing OPD on behalf of Scott Campbell and other demonstrators subjected to excessive force during recent demonstrations. Additional plaintiffs include Kerie Campbell, Marc McKinnie, Michael Siegel, and NLG Legal Observer Marcus Kryshka.
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