Lessons in dissent for the 21st century

Bag News Notes did what it does best and isolated the images in the Cecily McMillan Occupy case.

Look at the whole series.  You'll find that it's almost impossible to conclude that she wasn't being grabbed from behind and reflexively reacting. Certainly there is more than a little bit of reasonable doubt. Now 9 of the 12 jurors are asking the judge for leniency. The law doesn't allow for them to be apprised in advance of the possible sentence and apparently they didn't realize that convicting someone of a felony is very serious and tends to carry jail time.

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