Lawsuits & Litigation

Lawsuit: “Wall of Moms” Protester Alleges Police Brutality, Sexual Assault at Portland Demonstration

An attorney who participated in a “Wall of Moms” protest against overly-militarized federal agents has launched a lawsuit against the United States government, claiming she was subjected to excessive force and then arrested without cause. The Associated Press reports that the lawsuit was filed by Jennifer Kristiansen. Lodged in federal court in Portland, Oregon, Kristiansen’s

News & Politics

Washington Gov. Inslee Signs Law Shutting Down For-Profit Prisons, Immigration Centers

The recently-passed measure would also close down one of the country’s largest for-profit immigration detention centers by 2025.