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Judge intends to dismiss 2nd suit against Black Lives Matter

2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago Thursday, October 05 2017 Oct 5, 2017 October 05, 2017 12:47 PM October 05, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
BATON ROUGE - A federal judge says he intends to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders of inciting violence that led to a gunman's deadly ambush of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge last year.
  
U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson issued that warning in an order Wednesday, less than a week after ruling Black Lives Matter is a social movement that can't be sued.
  
Last Thursday, Jackson threw out a police officer's lawsuit blaming Black Lives Matter and movement leader DeRay Mckesson for injuries he sustained during a protest over a deadly police shooting in Baton Rouge last year.
  
Now the judge is vowing to dismiss a separate suit filed on behalf of a sheriff's deputy wounded in the July 2016 attack that killed three other officers.

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