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Case Name Black Lives Matter D.C. v. Trump PN-DC-0014
Docket / Court 1:20-cv-01469 ( D.D.C. )
State/Territory District of Columbia
Case Type(s) Policing
Special Collection Litigation Against Federal Police (2020)
Police Violence Protests (Spring/Summer 2020)
Attorney Organization ACLU Affiliates (any)
Washington Lawyers' Committee
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Freedom of speech/association
Unreasonable search and seizure
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Law-enforcement
General
Excessive force
Pepper/OC spray
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
42 U.S.C. § 1985
Defendant(s) Acting Chief of U.S. Park Police
Attorney General William Barr
Chief of Staff James McConville
Director James Murray
Mark Esper
President Donald Trump
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs are participants in the Washington D.C. protest in Lafayette Square Park on June 1st, 2020. They sought class certification, but that has not been granted as of this writing (April 21, 2021).
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Affiliates (any)
Washington Lawyers' Committee
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filed 06/04/2020
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing PN-DC-0015 : Buchanan v. Trump (D.D.C.)
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  Black Lives Matter D.C. v. Trump - Challenging Federal Officers' Unprovoked Attack on Civil Rights Demonstrators at Lafayette Square in Front of the White House
ACLU of DC
Date: Jun. 4, 2020
By: ACLU of DC
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Court Docket(s)
D.D.C.
03/23/2021
1:20-cv-01469-DLF
PN-DC-0014-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
D.D.C.
06/04/2020
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PN-DC-0014-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
06/09/2020
First Amended Class Action Complaint [ECF# 11]
PN-DC-0014-0002.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D.D.C.
09/03/2020
Third Amended Class Action Complaint [ECF# 52]
PN-DC-0014-0003.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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