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Case Name Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County v. City of Seattle PN-WA-0005
Docket / Court 2:20-cv-00887 ( W.D. Wash. )
State/Territory Washington
Case Type(s) Policing
Special Collection Police Violence Protests (Spring/Summer 2020)
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Freedom of speech/association
Unreasonable search and seizure
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
General
Aggressive behavior
Excessive force
Over/Unlawful Detention
Pattern or Practice
Pepper/OC spray
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit NON-religious organization
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Ex parte Young (federal or state officials)
Defendant(s) City of Seattle
Plaintiff Description Black Lives Matter - Seattle and those who participated in the Seattle protests following the killing of George Floyd.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Source of Relief Litigation
Filed 06/09/2020
Case Ongoing Yes
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Docket(s)
2:20-cv-00887 (W.D. Wash.)
PN-WA-0005-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/14/2020
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PN-WA-0005-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/09/2020
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
The City of Seattle's Response to Plaintiffs' Motion for Entry of a Temporary Restraining Order [ECF# 29]
PN-WA-0005-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/11/2020
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting in Part Motion for Temporary Restraining Order [ECF# 34] (2020 WL 3128299) (W.D. Wash.)
PN-WA-0005-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/12/2020
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulated Order Entering a Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 42] (W.D. Wash.)
PN-WA-0005-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/17/2020
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Jones, Richard A. (W.D. Wash.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Arora, Nitika (Washington) show/hide docs
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Chang, Robert S. (Washington) show/hide docs
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Gilbert, Carolyn S (Washington) show/hide docs
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Hyatt, Heath L (Washington) show/hide docs
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Lee, Melissa R (Washington) show/hide docs
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Levin, Jessica E (Washington) show/hide docs
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McMillan, Joseph M. (Washington) show/hide docs
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Midgley, John (Washington) show/hide docs
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Nowlin, Lisa (Washington) show/hide docs
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Perez, David A. (Washington) show/hide docs
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Schuster, Breanne (Washington) show/hide docs
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Tack-Hooper, Molly (Washington) show/hide docs
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Talner, Nancy Lynn (Washington) show/hide docs
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Whidbee, Paige L (Washington) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Boies, Carolyn U (Washington) show/hide docs
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Christie, Robert Leslie (Washington) show/hide docs
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Coluccio, Megan Maria (Washington) show/hide docs
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Holmes, Peter S. (Washington) show/hide docs
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Miller, Thomas P (Washington) show/hide docs
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Sharifi, Ghazal (Washington) show/hide docs
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Trivett, Ann E (Washington) show/hide docs
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