Charges without any juice

CAMPUS ISSUES: The charges for 11 of 13 arrested Occupy Cal protesters were dropped, leading us to wonder why they were charged at all

The ends don’t always justify the means. Eleven of the 13 protesters arrested for their involvement in the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal demonstration have had their criminal charges dropped in the last two weeks, 10 since this past Wednesday. The remaining two protesters are UC Berkeley professor Celeste Langan, who
Read More…

Oakland Court

4 Occupy Cal protesters’ criminal charges dropped

Following the direction of UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, the criminal charges against four protesters involved in the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal demonstrations were dropped Wednesday in court. The decision to drop the charges against UC Berkeley students Ashley Pinkerton, Justin Tombolesi, Ramon Quintero and Ricardo Gomez comes after charges
Read More…

Police attempt to break through a line of students on Nov. 9 during the Occupy Cal protests.

UC Berkeley administration’s Occupy Cal emails released

The Daily Californian has obtained almost 140 emails sent between UC Berkeley administrators detailing how they reacted to the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protest. The emails, received by the Daily Cal from the campus’ Public Records Office at noon Wednesday, paint in broad strokes how campus officials responded to the
Read More…