US District Judge Lawrence L. Piersol issued a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of South Dakota's 'Riot-Boosting' Act.

Author:Gajewski, Karen Ann
 
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On September 18 US District Judge Lawrence L. Piersol issued a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of South Dakota's "Riot-Boosting" Act, as well as provisions in several new South Dakota laws, which threaten activists who encourage or organize demonstrations (especially protests of the Keystone XL pipeline) with fines, civil liabilities, and even incarceration up to twenty-five years in prison. These unconstitutional directives...

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