Occupy Wall Street Now Occupying Courtrooms With First Amendment Lawsuits

Now that Occupy Wall Street has grown from a handful of demonstrators taking over a Lower Manhattan park to spawn offshoots in cities around the U.S., the movement is now occupying courtrooms.

Efforts from cities and municipalities across the U.S. to evict Occupy demonstrators from their encampments in public areas have sparked federal lawsuits.

The young movement has lawyered up and filed lawsuits asserting freedom of speech and assembly in federal courts in Cincinnati, Sacramento, Nashville, Dallas and Atlanta, to name a few places.

These lawsuits, launched throughout October and November, are attempts by demonstrators to remain in their encampments while protesting government policies and influential corporations that they hold responsible for America’s lopsided economic system.

via Occupy Wall Street Now Occupying Courtrooms With First Amendment Lawsuits.

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  1. Pingback: Occupy Wall Street Now Occupying Courtrooms With First Amendment Lawsuits | Beyond The Yew : Saying NO to Globalism!

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