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Court Blocks Enforcement of Graham’s Protest Ban Ordinance

RALEIGH– In response to a lawsuit and motion for a temporary restraining order filed Friday morning by civil rights groups, a federal judge today granted a consent temporary restraining order following an agreement reached by the City of Graham, the Alamance County Sheriff, and plaintiffs.

July 6, 2020

Court Orders Charlotte to Halt Use of Force Against Protesters

In response to a lawsuit filed today by civil rights advocates, journalists, and protesters, a North Carolina Superior Court judge today granted a temporary restraining order forcing the City of Charlotte to halt the use of force against peaceful demonstrators.

June 19, 2020