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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Fourth Amendment says Obama is not at liberty to collect metadata
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jeffrey Light
A member of Occupy D.C. on Thursday was acquitted of a charge of disobeying a police officer during an emergency because the officer could not prove she was at the scene of the crime.
The last of the Occupy D.C. encampment was swept out of McPherson Square earlier this week, but a dozen protesters began their first trial day Wednesday answering for their actions.
A federal judge on Thursday denied a request by members of the Occupy D.C. protest for an injunction that would prevent police from seizing their tents and evicting them from camps they have established in city parks.
An attorney representing a member of Occupy D.C. had until midnight Tuesday to file papers in U.S. District Court challenging the procedures by which police can seize property in an attempt to dislodge his clients and other protesters living in McPherson Square.
A Metropolitan Police Department officer accused of drunkenly opening fire on a car full of people that included transgenders will be held without bond as he awaits trial.
Two protesters were arrested during weekend demonstrations at the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
Two protesters were arrested during weekend demonstrations of the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
Attorney Jeffrey Light, who represented all of the defendents, said Judge Wingo was “very thoughtful” and “recognized that people were not trying to do anything wrong,” but added he would be filing an appeal.
Defense lawyer Jeffrey Light said he has one more witness to call, a member of Occupy D.C. not on trial, but he was not sure whether any of the defendants would want to speak for themselves.