fix articles 61929, court house
Occupy LA court house action (tags)
OLA organizers and protesters march to the Court house in Los Angeles
Jury Gives Mayor Sheila Dixon a “Go to Jail” Card! (tags)
Baltimore’s Mayor Sheila Dixon was convicted on Dec. 1, 2009, by a jury of her peers, of stealing gift cards, worth about $525, intended for the “poor and needy.” As a result, she will forfeit her office, lose her $83,000 a year pension, and could go to jail. Her crime paled in significance to the massive wrongdoings of the Wall Street Mob, but, the State Prosecutor underscored to the jury: The Mayor was stealing “from the children of Baltimore!”
Beaten and Arrested by KPFA/Pacifica Bosses (tags)
On 8/20/2008 KPFA radio and Pacific managers called the police to arrest a long time Black community programmer named Nadra Haeidy Foster.The police attacked, hogtied her and then charged her with trespassing and resisting arrest. This interview was done at the court arraignment
City Hall Scandal Hits Baltimore After “The Wire” Exits (tags)
There is never a dull moment in Baltimore, Maryland. It seems as soon as HBO’s “The Wire” program left town, our Mayor, Sheila Dixon, became the subject of a state corruption probe. It’s all mostly about two fur coats and some travel trips with an ex-boyfriend. At the time, he was a developer doing business with the city. Does it add up to bribery or is it a tempest in a teapot? The Grand Jury holds the answer to that question. Stay tuned.
Shut Down The Guantanamo Penal Colony, Now! (tags)
On the 5th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, Jan. 11, 2007, demonstrations were held across the country. In Washington, D.C., the Supreme Court was the site of a protest action, as was the U.S. District Court. At the latter, about 100 activists were arrested inside the building. Meanwhile, outside, activists dressed in orange jump suits, the uniform of the Gitmo detainees, demanded to have their “Day in Court!”
Reparations Movement Wins Historic Victory in Legal Arena (tags)
On December 13th, the US Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld fraud claims brought by African Americans against 15 major US banks, insurers, and transportation companies that concealed their slave trading histories from consumers. Judge Richard Posner said that a seller of goods who hides his company's slave trading history because he's afraid of losing customers is "guilty of fraud."
Why SMALL Protests - People Want VIolence! (tags)
she says that everyone cooperated and planned at every single protest and then she backs this up with lies from some lady saying that in the 60s rude behavior was intolerable. All of this is the kind of middle class mentality that lies so easily with omissions and generalizations. I wish Jeneine had just made this up – ignorance is easier to tolerate than pre-meditated lying.
HONK FOR PRE-EMPTIVE PEACE: Jamestown, NY (tags)
HONK FOR PRE-EMPTIVE PEACE: Jamestown, NY Feb. 19, 2003 In the town's first demo against Bush, there were 10 people. At the 2nd (this one), there were 20. One of their objectives is to get the southwestern New York city on record in opposition to the war. Next meeting: In the streets, PO/Court House, Wednesday noon, march for peace. (9 min.)