The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a case against activist DeRay Mckesson, sending it back to state courts for now. The lawsuit was filed by a police officer who was injured at a protest over the 2016 police killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The unnamed officer was hit with a piece of concrete or rock allegedly thrown by a protester. The officer sued Mckesson for damages because of his affiliation with Black Lives Matter, even though the identity of the alleged assailant is unknown.
SCOTUS Sides with DeRay Mckesson in Lawsuit over Police Officer Injured at Protest
HeadlineNov 03, 2020