Seeds of Peace v City of Pittsburgh (G20 Protests) Historic Case

At a Glance

Current Status 

USDC denied injunctive relief at TRO hearing. Court reserved damages issues for post-protest.

Date Filed: 

September 11, 2009

Co-Counsel 

ACLU of Pennsylvania

Client 

Activists harassed by the police in the days before the G20 summit in Pittsburgh

Case Description 

This case, Seeds of Peace v. City of Pittsburgh, USDC W.D. PA, was filed on behalf of activists harassed by the police in the days before the G20 summit in Pittsburgh. It is related to the Codepink Pittsburgh Women for Peace, et. al v. US Secret Service, et al, filed by CCR and the ACLU before the G20 summit and associated protests.

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