Dallas judge allows courthouse protest to continue despite curfew

Despite a local curfew of 7 p.m., Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins has allowed peaceful protests to continue until 10 p.m. local time on the county courthouse property, of which he has jurisdiction.

 

Protesters moved from the Dallas Police headquarters to the area outside the Frank Crowley Courts Building on Monday in order to evade city jurisdiction.
Credit…Pool photo by Smiley N. Pool

Jenkins cautioned that if protesters left the property to march into downtown, where the 7 p.m. curfew remains in effect, that they will likely be arrested by Dallas Police.

 

“I support peaceful protest and radical transformation”

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins