Accountability hard to find

CAMPUS ISSUES: Even though campus officials will avoid legal consequences for violent police crackdown on Occupy protestors, hurdles remain.

When Occupy came to Cal in fall 2011 and shook up the campus, many UC Berkeley students were gripped by rousing speeches by professor Robert Reich and marches along major Berkeley streets. But many also bore witness to arrests of professors and viral videos of students assaulted by the police.
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Looking back: a year after Occupy Cal first began

On behalf of 29 plaintiffs, BAMN has filed a $15 million lawsuit against UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, other administrators and police for excessive force, false arrest and violating the First Amendment on Nov. 9, 2011. We obtained thousands of pages of administrators’ internal emails through the Public Records Act
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