Stay-away orders against Occupy Cal protesters disputed

This week, a dozen Occupy Cal protesters were issued orders to stay away from the UC Berkeley campus. Since many of those issued the orders are students, all 12 maintain their innocence, and none of the protesters have been convicted yet, concerns have been raised about the fairness of these
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UC may have violated state Public Records Act, experts say

The UC has refused to release billing costs associated with a suit brought against it by Occupy Cal protesters.

The University of California is refusing to disclose legal bills generated by a San Francisco law firm’s work defending the university against a pending lawsuit — a decision experts say may have left the university in violation of the state Public Records Act. The university has contracted Crowell & Moring
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Encampments sticking point between protesters and administration

After the tumult of Wednesday’s demonstrations, Occupy Cal protesters and the UC Berkeley administration, though willing to negotiate with one another, are in a stalemate over campus policy. Shane Boyle, campus head steward of UAW Local 2865 and an organizer, said he and other demonstrators remained open to negotiation with
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