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Portland police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters from near the Justice Center an hour before the 8 p.m. curfew went into effect on May 30, 2020. The protests were against racist violence and police brutality in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a white Minneapolis police officer.

Civil trial against Portland starts in 2020 use of force case, dozens to follow

Opening statements got underway Tuesday in Multnomah County at the one of the first civil trials against the city of Portland to allege unreasonable police violence during the 2020 racial justice protests. The case is being watched closely by civil rights attorneys as a potential bellwether for the more than a dozen cases coming in the trial’s wake.







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