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Jury: $26M Damages in ‘Unite The Right’ Lawsuit

Charlottesville, VA – After nearly three days of deliberation, a federal jury returned their verdict in the civil rights lawsuit filed against organizers of the the deadly August 12, 2017 Unite The Right rally. The plaintiffs in the ‘Sines v. Kessler’ case – 10 people…

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Charlottesville Lawsuit Defendants Implicated In Premeditated Violence

Charlottesville, VA – After four weeks of testimony, the trial in the federal lawsuit against organizers of the deadly Unite The Right rally is set to go to a jury after closing arguments on Thursday, November 18. 13 individuals and 9 organizations are named in…

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Sines v. Kessler Rush Transcript – Day 17: Chris Cantwell, Ben Daley, Brad Griffin, Richard Spencer

Charlottesville, VA – The lawsuit against leading white supremacist organizers and groups began trial on October 25, 2021 at the federal courthouse in Charlottesville, Virginia. Attorneys with civil rights nonprofit Integrity First For America are representing victims of racist attacks at the ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville in…

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Former Identity Evropa Organizer Tells Secrets In Trial Deposition

Charlottesville, VA – Over four years after the deadly Unite The Right neo-nazi rally, the civil rights lawsuit brought by the nonprofit Integrity First For America against the alt-right event organizers on behalf of survivors of the violence is finally going to trial. The historic…

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Jury Seated in ‘Sines v. Kessler’ Charlottesville Lawsuit Trial

Charlottesville, VA – This week marks the official start to the trial in ‘Sines v. Kessler‘, the federal civil rights lawsuit filed against organizers of the violent and deadly August 2017 ‘Unite The Right’ rally. The case was filed on behalf of 10 plaintiffs injured…

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Proud Boys Sued For Vandalizing Black Church in DC, Leader Arrested

Washington, DC – Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law announced a lawsuit filed in DC Superior Court against the Proud Boys, a far-right men-only street fighting group. The suit was brought on behalf of the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, a…

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Federal Judge Orders Dakota Access Pipeline Shut Down

Fargo, ND – After years of ongoing litigation surrounding the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), today District Judge James Boasberg ordered that the pipeline be shut down and emptied of oil within 30 days. Boasberg’s shutdown order is intended to last until the Army Corps…