UC releases final report on protest policies

Ten months after campus police on UC campuses made national news for using batons and pepper spray on student protesters last November, the UC Office of the President released the final version of a report commissioned by the University to review existing police and protest management policies Thursday.
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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 Berkeley professor pleads not guilty to Nov. 9 charges

OAKLAND — UC Berkeley associate English professor Celeste Langan pled not guilty Friday morning to charges stemming from her involvement at Occupy Cal’s Nov. 9 protest. Roughly 40 people gathered in a small courtroom at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse in Oakland to show support for Langan, who faces one
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Police Review Board meeting involves testimony of Nov. 9 protest

Videos and verbal testimony from the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protests were presented to the UC Berkeley Police Review Board by UCPD representatives and advocates for student and faculty protesters Monday night. At the public meeting, participants had the opportunity to explain to the board — which will eventually make  recommendations
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Occupy protesters set up tents on Sproul Plaza

Occupy Cal protesters set up six tents on the steps of Sproul Hall Thursday, marking the three month anniversary of the controversial Nov. 9 campus protest. As of about 9 p.m., five tents remained in front of the hall. Demonstrators said they intended to stay overnight, but that a dispersal order from UCPD would prompt
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Student Police Review Board representatives field questions, solicit input

Around 10 members of the Berkeley community attended a second UC Berkeley Police Review Board workshop Monday night hosted by student board representatives to discuss the process of investigating the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal protest events. The overall goal of the meeting — which was organized by ASUC representative Omar Kunbargi and Eve Weissman, campus
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