The discovery process begins today in the federal lawsuit against the city and the individual police officers who conducted the raid.
Attorneys for the police begin taking depositions of raid victims this morning in a process that will last two weeks, and the plaintiffs will be requesting radio transmission tapes and other evidence for use at trial.
Listen to a story about the case at Atlanta’s NPR affiliate, WABE: Atlanta Eagle Civil Lawsuit Gains Speed This Week
Last week the Eagle employees charged by police with “unlicensed underwear dancing” during the illegal raid on September 10-11, 2009 were found Not Guilty by an Atlanta judge.
The lawsuit was filed jointly by The Southern Center for Human Rights, Lambda Legal, and attorney Dan Grossman.