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Karen Dunn Discusses Combatting Extremism and the Need for Holocaust Education at Chicago Next Generation Event
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May 16, 2024

Karen Dunn Discusses Combatting Extremism and the Need for Holocaust Education at Chicago Next Generation Event

Litigation partner Karen Dunn was a featured speaker at an event, Bold Voices Against Extremism, hosted by Chicago Next Generation

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Proud Boys Ordered To Pay More Than $1 Million for Racially Motivated Attack on Historically Black Church
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Jun 30, 2023

Proud Boys Ordered To Pay More Than $1 Million for Racially Motivated Attack on Historically Black Church

The D.C. Superior Court held that the Proud Boys and several of its leaders must pay more than $1 million for a racially motivated attack on the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in December 2020.

AABANY Releases Second Report on Increased Anti-Asian Violence at Paul, Weiss-Hosted Press Conference
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May 1, 2023

AABANY Releases Second Report on Increased Anti-Asian Violence at Paul, Weiss-Hosted Press Conference

Paul, Weiss hosted a press conference with the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) to release the findings of AABANY’s second report on increased anti-Asian violence in New York City, updating its groundbreaking initial report in February 2021.

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Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Files New Lawsuit to Enforce $2.8 Million Judgment Against Proud Boys
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Jul 1, 2024

Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Files New Lawsuit to Enforce $2.8 Million Judgment Against Proud Boys

The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, alongside Paul, Weiss, filed a lawsuit on behalf of Washington’s Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church to enforce a $2.8 million judgment against the Proud Boys and its leaders.

Victims of Charlottesville Rally Eligible for Higher Punitive Damages Against Leaders of “Unite the Right” Rally, Fourth Circuit Rules
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Jul 1, 2024

Victims of Charlottesville Rally Eligible for Higher Punitive Damages Against Leaders of “Unite the Right” Rally, Fourth Circuit Rules

As reported by the Washington Post, the AP, and other publications, Paul, Weiss and co-counsel Hecker Fink and Cooley LLP won an appeal in the Fourth Circuit on July 1, 2024. The court overturned a lower court decision capping punitive damages at $350,000 total for victims of the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Paul, Weiss Launches The Center to Combat Hate to Advance Impact Litigation and Civil Rights Actions Against Hate-Driven Violence
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May 15, 2024

Paul, Weiss Launches The Center to Combat Hate to Advance Impact Litigation and Civil Rights Actions Against Hate-Driven Violence

Paul, Weiss announced the launch of The Center to Combat Hate, dedicated to partnering with civil rights organizations and educational institutions to bring impact litigation to confront and redress hate-driven violence and intimidation.

Plaintiff Doe 1 and Plaintiff Doe 2 v. Patriot Front, et al.
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Mar 31, 2024

Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss in Civil Rights Action Against White Supremacist Group

Paul, Weiss achieved a major victory in a civil rights action brought on behalf of two residents of the Battery Park neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia, against members of the Patriot Front, a white supremacist group, when the court denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss, allowing the case to move into discovery.

Paul, Weiss Urges Law Schools to Denounce Antisemitism on Campus
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Nov 1, 2023

Paul, Weiss Urges Law Schools to Denounce Antisemitism on Campus

Paul, Weiss Chairman Brad Karp and former Sullivan & Cromwell Chairman Joe Shenker spearheaded a letter signed by 24 leading law firms to 14 top law schools urging them to crack down on discrimination and harassment amid an escalation in incidents targeting Jewish students on campuses across the country.