Wright v. Marshall County Alabama, et al.
Civil Case #4:22-cv-615
Gary Wright II is the Plaintiff in Wright v. Marshall County Alabama, et al challenging the constitutionality of a county anti-protest Picketing Resolution.
On May 11th, 2022, Mr. Wright addressed the Marshall County, Alabama Commission on the unconstitutionality of the county picketing resolution. You can watch the speech or read the not-quite-verbatim text of the speech.
Media CoverageCommission passes resolution requiring permits to protest at Marshall County courthouses - Sand Mountain The Reporter
ACLU questions new protest rules in Marshall County - Sand Mountain The Reporter
Marshall County faces lawsuit over picketing resolution - Sand Mountain The Reporter
- Complaint against Joey Baker, James Hutcheson, Marshall County Alabama, Clint Maze, Rhonda McCoy, Ronny Shumate, Lee Sims, Phil Sims, Rick Watson, filed by Gary Wayne Wright, II.
- Plaintiff Reply to Motion to Dismiss - Paragraphs 28 through 49 show why justice for Blacks is nearly impossible.
- Plaintiff Brief on 42 U.S.C. § 1985(3) Conspiracy - Provides a detailed description of what occurred in Marshall County to prevent lawful protests.
You can view the court docket and case files.
Florence, Alabama has used similar tactics to stop protests, so another lawsuit to watch is Project Say Something v. Tyler.
Last updated: Friday, December 2nd, 2022