The ACLU has filed a class action lawsuit challenging the Dever Police Department’s “spy files”. The Details of that lawsuit are listed below.
- ACLU of Colorado Files Class Action Lawsuit Challenging Denver Police Spy Files on Peaceful Protest Activities
March 28, 2002: The ACLU of Colorado filed a class action lawsuit today challenging the Denver Police Department’s practice of monitoring and recording the peaceful protest activities of Denver-area residents, keeping files on the expressive activities of law-abiding advocacy organizations, and sharing those files with third parties.
- Class Action Complaint, American Friends Service Committee v. City and County of Denver, filed March 28, 2002 [PDF]
- ACLU’s response to City and County of Denver’s motion to dismiss Spy Files lawsuit, filed June 11, 2002 [PDF]
- Magistrate Judge Craig Shaffer’s Order, August 29, 2002, holding that 22 intelligence files are not subject to discovery [PDF] [Download Adobe Acrobat Reader]
- Plaintiffs’ Motion for Protective Order [PDF], filed October 16, 2002
- Judge Nottingham’s Order denying Denver’s Motion to Dismiss, October 21, 2002 [PDF]
- Confidentiality Order, signed by Magistrate Judge Shaffer, July 12, 2002[PDF]
- Denver Post’s motion to intervene in Spy Files lawsuit, filed December 26, 2002[PDF]
- Settlement Agreement, announced April 17, 2003 [PDF]
- Settlement Agreement, Exhibit 1, new DPD Intelligence Policy