Arrested Protesters Can Challenge Louisiana Pipeline Law, Judge Rules

May 17, 2021
Courthouse News

...The Center for Constitutional Rights, who is helping to represent the protesters, said critical infrastructure laws like Louisiana’s has been introduced as bills in 18 statehouses 23 times in the years following 2017.

Pam Spees, a senior attorney with the center, said it intends to show just how unconstitutional Louisiana’s law is.

“This law was designed to target advocates’ speech, but its sweep is so vast that anyone is vulnerable and everyone should be alarmed,” Spees said in a statement. ...

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