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Forum Post: NYPD loses an Occupy Wall Street trial

Posted 8 years ago on May 16, 2012, 2:34 p.m. EST by TrevorMnemonic (5827)
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This case could have been a slam dunk for the NYPD, had it not been for one thing: the video showing police claims of disorderly conduct during an OWS protest to be completely untrue.

Hundreds have been arrested during the Occupy Wall Street protests, but photographer Alexander Arbuckle’s case was the first to go to trial – and after just two days, the Manhattan Criminal Court found him not guilty.

Supporters of the OWS protest movement have already hailed the ruling as a major legal victory.




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[-] 3 points by Nevada1 (5843) 8 years ago


[-] 3 points by francismjenkins (3713) 8 years ago

NLG (National Lawyers Guild) is a great organization .... proud to be a supporter (look forward to being able to support it more in the future, as hopefully circumstances will permit).

[-] 2 points by GirlFriday (17435) 8 years ago

Great job.

[-] 2 points by SparkyJP (1646) from Westminster, MD 8 years ago

No wonder the police doesn't want cameras near the protests. It shows who the REAL Gangstas' are - THE COPS

[-] 2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 8 years ago

Record their activities in any way you can.

We are all journalists now.

[-] 2 points by dan1984 (108) from Cumberland, MD 8 years ago

I guess i should've looked to see if someone else already posted this. Sorry.

[-] 2 points by XenuLives (1645) from Charlotte, NC 8 years ago