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RELEASE THE VIDEO: Savannah Police Shot and Killed Ricky Boyd, Then Immediately Lied about It
CASE FILE: Ricky Boyd
Ricky Boyd

Ricky Boyd was shot and killed by Savannah Police officers Jan. 23rd. In his first public statement about the incident, Savannah Police Chief Mark Revenew lied about the circumstances. Gross inconsistencies have continued to come out of the case ever since.

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SPEECH IS NOT A SECURITY THREAT: Vice President Mike Pence vs. The First Amendment
CASE FILE: Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Sign Ban

Speech is Not a Security ThreatWhen the City of Savannah tried to institute a ban on signs protesting the visit of Vice President Mike Pence at the Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the Claiborne Firm served as local counsel with the ACLU of Georgia to file an emergency lawsuit in Federal Court, alleging a violation of the First Amendment. The city immediately backed down in the face of our swift action on behalf of our constitutional rights.

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BOYCOTT APPLEBEE’S: Serving Racists (and Themselves) Since 2015
CASE FILE: Marquist Curtis & Amber Phillips

An African-American couple went to Applebee’s to celebrate after a college football game. In a drunken rage, a white Savannah firefighter hurled racist epithets at them and then assaulted them with a loaded handgun.

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MY NAME IS PATRICK: Savannah Police Brutality in Mistaken Identity Case
CASE FILE: Patrick Mumford

Patrick MumfordIn February of 2016, a young man named Patrick Mumford was wrongfully detained by Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department, who was serving a warrant for another man. Despite identifying himself twice, Metro Police officers tased Patrick in the back and arrested him for obstruction. The Claiborne Firm recovered a $100,000 settlement from the City of Savannah after a massive awareness campaign engaged millions of users online.

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