D.C. Antiwar Protesters Acquitted

Eder, Ed
June 2007
Guild Notes;Summer/Fall2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2/3, p24
The article reports on the verdict of seven antiwar protesters from the Occupation Project by a District of Columbia jury on July 12, 2007. The acquitted protesters were part of a group of 30 people who occupied the Hart Senate Office Building, focusing on the vote to continue funding the Iraq war. The jury voted for the acquittal, finding that the protest was not more disruptive than activities engaged in by tourists who were not subject to police intervention.


Related Articles

  • Protest held in Karachayevo-Cherkessia against acquittal of policemen suspected of murder. Interfax // Russia & FSU General News;11/11/2013, p1 

    CHERKESSK. Nov 11 (Interfax) - An authorized rally protesting the acquittal of policemen charged with murder is being held in the North Caucasus republic of Karachayevo-Cherkessia.

  • In the Line of Duty. Borisov, Sergei // Transitions Online;5/30/2005, pN.PAG 

    Focuses on the acquittal of military intelligence officers who are accused of murdering Chechen civilians in Russia. Reason behind the decision of the jury in a Rostov-on-Don court to acquit the officers; Background on Chechen protests against the decision of the jury; Views of Ludmila...

  • PROTESTS AFTER WHICH ONE SHEDS TEARS EVEN WITHOUT TEARGAS.  // Opinion Piece in Macedonian Press;7/7/2014, p1 

    The article comments on the demonstrations of ethnic Albanians in Skopje, Macedonia in 2014. Topics discussed include protests which began as a reaction to the verdict for case "Monster," the seeking for justice turned into something completely different and the peaceful protests into a battle...

  • Verdict delayed in free speech trial. Bainbridge, Alex // Green Left Weekly;1/30/2013, Issue 951, p2 

    The article reports that the protest conducted by Perth protester Kamala Emanuel resulted in no verdict from the magistrate.

  • Acquitting the Guilty: Two Case Studies on Jury Misgivings and the Misunderstood Standard of Proof. Uviller, H. Richard // Criminal Law Forum;Autumn1990, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p1 

    The article discusses and presents cases on false verdicts of acquittal. False verdict relates to a jury decision based on a fault, where falsity is measured on its inconsistency with the evidence, and against the data made available to the jury. The trial evidence of guilt allows the human mind...

  • Defending Fag Baiters.  // Guide;Dec2007, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p7 

    The author reflects on the decision of a federal jury in Baltimore, Maryland to award over $10 million to the family of a Marine killed in Iraq whose funeral was picketed by the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC). He cites the reason of the jury for awarding the damages. He questions the decision of...

  • Why Hough Got Tough--the Real Agitators. Fischer, Ruth // New Republic;9/10/66, Vol. 155 Issue 11, p9 

    Criticizes a report by the Cuyahoga County, Ohio grand jury that blamed professional agitators and communists in the riots that occurred in Cleveland's Hough in July 1966. Views of U.S. Attorney General Katzenbach on the reasons for the race riots; Contempt for the riots expressed by business...

  • Better Policing.  // America;1/5/2015, Vol. 212 Issue 1, p4 

    The author comments on the changes being demanded by social activists throughout the U.S. to the systemic failures within police departments as protests continue after grand jury decisions not to indict police officers responsible for deaths in Ferguson, Missouri, and in Staten Island, New York.

  • Protests of Zimmerman verdict planned across United States. Curry, George E. // Charlotte Post;7/18/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 45, p4A 

    The author reflects on the planned demonstrations across the U.S. on July 20, 2013 for the acquittal of George Zimmerman for murder and manslaughter concerning the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics