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Journalists Are Suing D.C. In Latest Lawsuit Over Police Handling Of Inauguration Protests

by Hoyer Law Group, PLLC | Jan 20, 2021 | Firm News

A pair of journalists who came to the District to cover the inauguration of President Donald Trump in 2017 are suing D.C. and its police force after they were pepper-sprayed and arrested during a demonstration that day—actions they claim were unconstitutional. Alexei Wood and Aaron Cantú were both charged with felony rioting, despite contending that they were at the event as members of the media.


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