Law Firms Team With ACLU To Fight Racism In La. Policing
By Xiumei Dong (June 25, 2020, 4:03 PM EDT) -- Eighteen law firms have signed up to join forces with the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana in a campaign to combat racist policing practices in a state with one of the highest imprisonment rates in the country.
The initiative announced Wednesday, called "Justice Lab: Putting Racist Practices in Policing on Trial," will bring together resources from law firms, law schools and local organizations to take on racially motivated stops and seizures that occurred within the state in the past nine months.
According to the ACLU, participating law firms will lead challenges to alleged unconstitutional stops and seizures under the Fourth...
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