November 16, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
A Hong Kong court notice ordering authorities to start clearing protest sites that have been occupied for seven weeks was published in leading newspapers on Saturday. The notice will allow authorities, who have been on standby waiting to take action, to immediately begin clearing out the most ...[read more]
September 28, 2014
by William Helbling
The Hong Kong police department on Friday cleared the main government compound of pro-democracy supporters who occupied the area in protest. It is reported that supporters were subdued with pepper spray and 60 arrests were made. The pro-democracy protesters and supporters are a part of an movement ...[read more]
July 26, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The New York Police Department (NYPD) used excessive force and violated the rights of protesters who participated in the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York City, a report issued by a coalition of legal rights organizations said. The report alleges that police frequently used excessive force ...[read more]
January 31, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Senior Editor Edward SanFilippo, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2013, argues that alternative business models can address societal changes in the US... (His opinions are not intended to represent those of JURIST)Americans are restless. A call for change comes from many ...[read more]
December 6, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Guest Columnist Jules Lobel of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that if the Occupy Movement can create organizational forms that combine its democratic, egalitarian origins with ongoing direct action, a narrative of solidarity, equality and democracy over the long term, it ...[read more]

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