Maryland State Police Spying on Peaceful Political Protest Groups
Between March 2005 and May 2006, the Maryland State Police's Homeland Security and Intelligence Bureau undertook a campaign of infiltrating and monitoring peaceful political protest groups (from across the political spectrum) in Maryland, and falsely labeled activists in those groups as terrorists in state criminal intelligence databases.
Date filed: 2008-06-12County: Baltimore City
Attorneys: Attorneys representing the plaintiffs in the lawsuit are Kit Pierson and Richard Rinkema from the Washington, DC office of the law firm Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe LLP, donating their time pro bono, and ACLU of Maryland staff attorney David Rocah.
Pro Bono Law Firm: Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe LLP