City Settles Lawsuits in RNC Arrests for $18 Million

, New York Law Journal


Activists and civil rights attorneys hailed the settlement, which includes $7.6 million for plaintiffs lawyers' fees, as a vindication of their claim that police had no right to arrest some 1,800 protestors, bystanders, legal observers and journalists without individualized probable cause.

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Originally appeared in print as Plaintiffs Claim Victory as City Settles RNC Arrest Suits for $18M

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