Rights of Protesters

At the heart of every fight for justice, there have always been brave individuals who have been willing to stand in opposition and demand change.

Even though the right to peaceful protest is constitutionally guaranteed, lawful protesters are sometimes harassed, jailed, and prosecuted.

We take cases to protect the rights of individual protesters and hold law enforcement accountable for unlawful tactics deployed during protests, particularly protests targeting police abuse.

Key Cases

Key Facts

  • First Amendment

  • Donald Trump

    However, Donald Trump has said he thinks it's "embarrassing" that the country "allows protesters". His administration has sparked a new era of protest.
  • #BlackLivesMatter

  • Alton Sterling

  • Water Protectors

  • Militarized Response to Peaceful Protest