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Policing disorder: Oakland’s curious commitment to criminalizing Occupy

Jonathan Simon, professor of law | January 30, 2012

If you accept Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s framing of the problem here Saturday night, a crowd of unruly and overgrown children had a tantrum/play-date at the expense of Oakland’s hard pressed citizens when some of the displays on the ground floor of Oakland’s City Hall were vandalized (see the pictures in the SFChron here). Attacking … Continue reading »