July 9, 2018: Court Rejects Defendants' Motions to Dismiss
In a "huge victory" for Plaintiffs, the federal district court issued a 62-page decision rejecting Defendants' motions to dismiss.
May 24, 2018: Arguments on Motions to Dismiss
The federal district court in Charlottesville heard oral arguments on Defendants' motions to dismiss the case.
May 17, 2018: David Duke Ordered to Produce Documents
A federal court in Louisiana ordered former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, a non-party, to produce documents in response to Plaintiffs' subpoena.
March 15, 2018: Default Entered Against Five Defendants
Plaintiffs obtained entries of default against five defendants, including neo-Nazi Andrew Anglin and the East Coast Knights of the KKK.
January 5, 2018: Amended Complaint Filed
Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint, including two new named plaintiffs who were injured by Defendant James Alex Fields.
October 11, 2017: Complaint Filed
Plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against white supremacists and hate groups for conspiring and causing violence in Charlottesville. The complaint alleged violations of the 1871 Ku Klux Klan Act and various state laws.