9th Circ. Revives ACLU's Suit Over DHS Checkpoint

Law360 (February 13, 2018, 9:30 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday revived a suit accusing U.S. Customs and Border Protection of violating the American Civil Liberties Union’s free speech rights near an Arizona checkpoint, agreeing with arguments made by a Covington & Burling LLP attorney that the lower court abused its discretion by denying their request to take discovery.

In an opinion written by Circuit Judge Milan Smith Jr., a unanimous three-judge panel reversed a district judge’s ruling that granted the government summary judgment, finding that the judge didn’t have enough information...
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Case Information

Case Title

Leesa Jacobson, et al v. USDHS, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

November 30, 2016

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