University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Briggs v. Borough of Norristown et al."
Date September 18, 2014
Author ACLU
Abstract The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Pennsylvania, and the law firm of Pepper Hamilton LLP, have filed a federal lawsuit challenging an unconstitutional municipal ordinance that punishes innocent tenants and their landlords for requesting police assistance. The challenge was filed on behalf of a domestic violence victim who faced eviction from her home after requesting police protection from an abusive ex-boyfriend.
Source ACLU


This Resource Relates To
case Briggs v. Borough of Norristown (FH-PA-0007)

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