Prof. Moore in $18 Million Right to Protest Settlement

January 16, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore’s photo appears at the top of the front page of the New York Law Journal article reporting that the City of New York will pay $18 million to settle multiple cases brought by thousands of demonstrators wrongfully arrested during anti-war protests at the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City.

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Moore co-teaches an elective course at CUNY Law this spring on the law of Section 1983 federal civil rights litigation.  Moore was counsel to three sub-classes in the RNC litigation, McNamara v. City of New York, 275 F.R.D. 125 (S.D.N.Y. 2011) and 2012 WL 4513352 (S.D.N.Y. 2012).  He was also one of two lead counsel (with Darius Charney of the Center for Constitutional Rights) in the historic “Stop and Frisk” racial profiling litigation decided last summer.  Moore is also counsel to four of the Central Park 5 in litigation arising from their exonerated when their convictions for rape of a jogger in Central Park was vacated.