Posts Tagged ‘demonstration’
Demonstrators say Secret Service agents guarding President George W. Bush violated their rights during 2004 campaign stop.
‘Properly employed, rules like these do not stifle speech, but coordinate it to allow for expression that is as vibrant and varied as possible,’ court says.
Federal judge says protesters can maintain an around-the-clock vigil on land across from Idaho’s Capitol, but he says the state can bar them from engaging in camping-related activities.
City councilman wants to bar the police department from pulling the plug on electronic communication during the upcoming summits — a tactic officials say they don’t intend to use.
Deal reached in class action that had accused police of unlawfully arresting more than 700 people during an Iraq war demonstration.
Eleven arrested, officer hit with brick as U.S. Park Police enforce regulations allowing round-the-clock protest but no camping.
Portland officials say they’ll give protesters 48 hours to vacate after a judge finds that allowing them to occupy a city park for an extended period would conflict with others’ right to use it.
Three police officers, one protester injured in exchanges of rocks and bottles with tear-gas canisters; City Hall vandalized, flag burned, 400 arrested.
Balancing First Amendment assembly rights with public safety, security is an achievable goal for cities hosting this year’s political conventions.
Although the recent anti-Wall Street demonstrations may appear novel, a look back at time reveals that occupation as a form of protest isn’t new.
With “Occupy” and union protests, 2012 is picking up where 2011 left off: Assembly is often at the top of the news, if not our collective mindset.
Meanwhile, a federal judge in Colorado dismisses a lawsuit filed by anti-Wall Street demonstrators claiming Denver authorities violated their rights to free speech.
Move comes after federal judge refuses to issue preliminary injunction; meanwhile, New York Times criticizes a police officer’s apparent attempts to block a free-lancer from photographing arrests at an Occupy protest.
Group had sought a preliminary injunction that would have prevented the city from enforcing an 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew at Kerr Park.
Transit system would allow phone service cutoff only in extraordinary circumstances involving risk to public safety.