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New York City could pay Black Lives Matter protesters $21K each over rights 'violations' in 2020

Posted on AllSides March 1st, 2023
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New York City would pay hundreds who were arrested during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests thousands of dollars each as part of a proposed settlement in a class-action lawsuit that accuses the city's police department of "violations of their rights under the First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments." According to a court filing, the city would pay each of the protesters in the lawsuit $21,500, if the settlement is approved by a judge. An additional $2,500 would be given to those who were issued "Desk Appearance Tickets," which require an...

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