(NaturalNews) The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed an earlier decision that allowed participants in the so-called “Occupy Wall Street” movement to sue New York City police following a mass arrest on the Brooklyn Bridge four years ago.
As reported by Courthouse News, a three-judge panel ruled 2-1 to dismiss the lawsuit without so much as even a hearing on the case.
The report further stated:
Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, representing the protesters for the Washington-based group Partnership for Civil Justice, said in a phone interview that the judges did not give her clients a chance to argue their case before making their “extraordinary” decision and that the protestors are “evaluating all avenues of response” for an appeal. Continue reading