Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, Attorney, Partnership for Civil Justice discusses the legal work that has been undertaken to protect Occupy encampments across the nation.
A civil rights group sent a letter to Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance asking him to drop charges against 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters who were arrested during a march over the Brooklyn Bridge on Oct. 1.
FAQ Sheet #1 for Brooklyn Bridge Arrestees
This week hundreds of Occupy Wall Street protestors around the country have been arrested, sometimes clashing with police dressed in riot gear. Mara Verheyden-Hilliard joins us to discuss the laws that govern police actions and protester rights in Washington.
A union representing 5,000 New York City Police Department sergeants blasted Occupy Wall Street protesters on Thursday and threatened to sue them should they injure police.
Political activist, Marcel Cartier, discusses the Occupy Wall Street protests and their suppression by the NYPD.