In 2015 a Federal Court jury incredibly decided that this police brutality was warranted and that our 1st Amendment rights to free speech, to peaceably assembly and to petition the government for redress of grievances were no longer valid. To add insult to injury the judge has ruled that Laurie Grooman, the aggrieved victim, in this travesty of justice is required to foot the legal bills of the Clackamas legal team that defeated her in court.
Soon we hope to have established a legal defense account that will allow you to make a donation in order to prevent her bankruptcy, but in the mean time please spread the news about the continued corruption in Oregon's legal system. Stay tuned to this blog posting for more updates.
Full Documentary of Police Harassment of Petitioners
|The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a government redress of grievances. It was adopted on December 15, 1791, as one of the ten amendments that constitute the Bill of Rights.|
Case Name: Grooman v. Christensen, et al
Case Number: 3:13-cv-00519-HZ
|WARNING: CASE CLOSED on 04/14/2015|
Declaration of Scott Ciecko in Support of Bill of Costs. Filed by John Christensen, Clackamas County, Josh Hattan. (Related document(s): Bill of Costs.) (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit 1-21) (Ciecko, Scott)