Two plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against the City of Cincinnati, alleging violations of the First and Fourteenth Amendments arising from the curfew the City recently imposed in light of ongoing protests against police violence and systemic racism. The plaintiffs state that they wanted to participate in the protests, but did not for fear of being subjected to arrest or injury due to police use of tear gas, pepper projectiles, rubber bullets, and other displays of force.
Lawsuit: Cincinnati’s curfew ‘unconstitutional,’ censored and punished protesters, Cincinnati Enquirer, June 8, 2020
Complaint, Graff et al. v. Cincinnati, filed June 3, 2020, via Justia Dockets
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