[act-ma] 12/7 Racial profiling trial continues after break on Thu -- courtroom presence still needed [Fri]

Brian Corr BCorr at UMich.edu
Wed Dec 5 13:52:56 PST 2007

Following up on my email on Monday, the trial for King Downing's lawsuit on
racial profiling will continue on Friday, Dec. 7 at 9:00 am and will be done
by 1:00 p.m. (if not before) It will include more testimony from witnesses
and most likely closing arguments. The trial will NOT be going on on
Thursday 12/6 as we earlier thought.

What: Support ACLU staffer King Downing

Why: Lawsuit against the MassPort over racial profiling at Logan Airport

When: Friday 12/7 at 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: Courtroom #17 at the Moakley Courthouse (5th Floor), Downtown Boston
(for directions visit <http://www.mad.uscourts.gov/General/Directbos.htm>)

Case Number: CA04-12513

For the full story and details on the lawsuit -- Downing v. Massachusetts
Port Authority -- visit

There was also an AP story that ran in the Boston Globe and other outlets on
Tuesday: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22087842/



Brian Corr
Field Organizer and Public Education Coordinator
ACLU of Massachusetts
211 Congress St., Boston, MA 02110
617.482.3170x321 office
617.451.0009 fax
BCorr at ACLUM.org
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