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.

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

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