New York, February 15, 2019. Today, state and county defendants in Thunderhawk v. County of Morton et al. filed motions to dismiss plaintiffs’ First Amended Complaint. In their court filings, defendants attach 160 exhibits contesting the peaceful nature of the NoDAPL movement, arguing that their discriminatory closure of Highway 1806 was factually justified. Defendants ask the United States District Court to accept their factual account of the NoDAPL movement over the plaintiffs’.
Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought,
Standing Rock Defendants Move to Dismiss on Basis of Factual Disputes,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/contemporary_critical_thought/7