Atlanta Eagle Raid Case Settled

by on December 4, 2010

The federal civil rights lawsuit arising from the September 10-11, 2009, police raid on the Atlanta Eagle bar has been settled.  [Atlanta Journal Constitution link].

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman:

“Settlement Conference held on 12/3/2010. The parties have reached an agreement to settle this case, which they believe is in the best interest of the City, its residents, and visitors. This agreement includes monetary compensation and reforms of the Atlanta Police Department. Until this agreement is approved by the Atlanta City Council and by the District Court, the parties and counsel shall not make further comment to the media about this case.”

The plaintiffs were represented by Atlanta attorney Daniel J. Grossman, the Southern Center for Human Rights, and the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund.

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