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Walker-Montgomery v. McKeesport City Council

McKeesport residents and members of Take Action Mon Valley were denied the ability to attend, both in-person and virtually, a meeting of the McKeesport City Council in which residents were planning to address the actions of police in December during the search for a shooting suspect.

March 1, 2021 Open Government

Trump for President v. Boockvar et al.

On November 9, 2020, President Trump’s campaign filed a federal lawsuit against Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar and the boards of elections of six counties - Philadelphia, Allegheny, Delaware, Chester, Montgomery, Northampton, and Centre.

November 11, 2020 Voting Rights

Pennsylvania Democratic Party v. Boockvar

In June 2020, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party sued Secretary of State Kathryn Boockvar in Commonwealth Court, seeking to challenge several aspects of the commonwealth’s election laws. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania agreed to hear the case, using its King’s Bench power.

September 11, 2020 Voting Rights

Trump for President v. Boockvar

In the lawsuit Trump for President v. Boockvar, President Trump’s campaign sued the commonwealth and all 67 counties and is challenging several election administration practices, including the use of drop boxes for voters who vote by mail, which some counties used during Pennsylvania’s primary elect

July 15, 2020 Voting Rights

Philadelphia curfew

On June 5, the ACLU of Pennsylvania concluded that the city had surpassed its legal authority, unless it could produce evidence that would prove a public safety justification for the curfew.

June 9, 2020 First Amendment Rights