Jailed Protesters Find Attorneys Ready To Take Up Their Case

Law360 (June 1, 2020, 9:09 PM EDT) -- While thousands of people were pouring into the streets over the weekend to express their rage and grief over the killing of George Floyd, attorneys began looking for a way to help. Once the number of arrests began mounting, they found it.

By Monday morning, scores of attorneys stood at the ready, having pledged their services for free to anyone who had been arrested during the protests that rocked major cities across the United States.

More than 4,000 people would be in need of the legal help they were offering, according to the Associated Press' arrest tally.

"Protesting is an absolute...

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