This lawsuit, brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, the First and Fourth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, and state common law, alleges the excessive use of force and suppression of free speech by the District of Columbia in its mass arrest of peaceful “Black Lives Matter” protesters on Swann Street on June 1, 2020.
T. Duckett, Note, Unreasonably Immune: Rethinking Qualified Immunity in Fourth Amendment Excessive Force Cases, 53 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 409 (2016)
The Hidden Constitutional Costs of the Carceral System, The Atlantic, June 23, 2020
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J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude
B.A., Emory University
- District of Columbia
- Hon. George J. Hazel, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
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