Skip to comments.Settlement reached with journalists arrested during 2008 Republican National Convention
Posted on 10/04/2011 5:44:26 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
The cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, as well as other defendants, have settled with "Democracy Now!" journalists who sued over their arrests while they were covering the 2008 Republican National Convention.
As part of the settlement, the cities and the U.S. Secret Service will pay a total of $100,000, said Anjana Samant, a Center for Constitutional Rights attorney who represented journalists Amy Goodman, Nicole Salazar and Sharif Abdel Kouddous.
The settlement was reached Thursday night and recorded Friday in U.S. District Court, Samant said. The cities agreed to pay a combined $90,000; the federal government agreed to pay $10,000.
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Lay down with dogs. Get up with fleas.
Sets a bad precedence. Everyone will start showing up to protests with moveon.org press passes.
probably no better way to earn your bona fides with the Indy Media crowd...get roughed up at a Republican event.