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Iowa Assistant AG Sues Des Moines Police Over Protest Arrest

Jul 15 2022 // An assistant attorney general in Iowa is suing the city of Des Moines and its police chief over his arrest during a June 2020 racial justice protest, alleging he was tackled, pepper-sprayed and handcuffed for no...

Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Starting Fire During 2020 Protests

Jun 13 2022 // A federal judge has sentenced a Racine man to 40 months in prison for starting a fire that destroyed a furniture store during protests over a police shooting in Kenosha in 2020. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that...

Columbus, Ohio Limits How Police Use Force on Protesters

Jun 13 2022 // Police in Ohio’s capital will be limited in how they can use force against protesters and will have to display officers’ names on their riot gear under changes being made to city law. Columbus City Council...

Protestor Struck by Rubber Bullet Sues Police in Washington

Jun 6 2022 // A woman who was struck in the eye with a so-called “rubber sbullet” during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, causing an injury that required surgery, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the...

Minneapolis to Pay $1.2 Million to People Injured During Floyd Protests

May 31 2022 // The Minneapolis City Council has approved $1.2 million in legal settlements with two people injured by police during protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of officers two years ago. The settlements with...

Minneapolis to Pay $1.5M to Man Arrested During George Floyd Protest

May 20 2022 // Minneapolis has agreed to pay $1.5 million to a man who said police used excessive force when he was arrested during the protests that followed George Floyd’s death in 2020, according to court documents filed...

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