Occupy Wall Street Protesters Want Charges Dropped
October 17, 2011
Attorneys representing the approximately 800 Occupy Wall Street protesters who have been arrested in the past month are demanding that prosecutors dismiss the charges against them.
The lawyers are threatening to take all the cases to trial, if charges aren't dropped to further clog an already jammed court system.
If the District Attorney pursues the remaining cases, protesters will be marching into the courtrooms en masse beginning Nov. 15, when 60 demonstrators are set to appear before one judge.
Source: New York Daily News
Nearly 800 Wall Street Protesters Arrested Blocking Brooklyn Bridge
NYPD Inspector Pepper-Sprays Wall Street Protesters (video)
Be the first to comment on this story
Other Recent News
A Comal County, TX, deputy and a man described by law enforcement officials as "suicidal"...
It is of his first look inside the Pulse nightclub. Dozens of people were motionless on...
Erik Estrada, who starred as highway patrol officer Frank Poncherello in the television...
Authorities say the 25-year-old officer, identified as Christopher Dorman, was shot at...
They've charged him so far only carrying a pistol without a license but they think he may...