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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Ben Marcus
D.C. college students are raising a ruckus over changes in a city law requiring them to pipe down.
"We are really after clarification of what the intentions were and if there are alternatives to what they have put in place," Mr. Marcus said. "We are looking for a solid test that police officers can use at the scene to determine whether someone is breaking the law."
"The idea that you can go to jail for being too loud … does not seem to be proportional to what the person is being convicted of," said Mr. Marcus, a University of the District of Columbia senior. "It doesn't appear from the outside that the city did any research on what other cities do about noise issues."