As reported by the Associated Press, Ms. Kelly Carroll is being criminally prosecuted for an alleged violation of Washington Governor Inslee’s Stay Home Proclamation. The Angus Lee Law Firm has filed a motion to dismiss the criminal charges. Ms. Carroll has been singled out for prosecution on the basis of the exercise of her First Amendment right to protest the government in opposition to the Governor’s COVID Proclamation. The equal protection component of the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment prohibits prosecution based on one’s speech or political views.
MOTION TO DISMISS FOR SELECTIVE PROSECUTION
The full motion is available for download below.
D. Angus Lee is a civil rights lawyer and defender of the accused. He previously served as a deputy prosecutor, an elected county prosecutor, a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, and a United States Marine.
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