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WDVA: State defendants not liable for “Unite the Right” inaction (access required)

A Charlottesville counter-protester who claimed law enforcement stood by and watched white nationalist protesters assault him and others had no constitutional right to have officers intervene in the third-party misconduct. Background In response to Charlottesville’s renaming of Lee Park, Jason Kessler organized the “Unite the Right” rally. He was granted a permit for the rally, but the ...