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According to Court, Cleveland violating 1st Amendment


Cleveland violates 1st amendment – foto by Smith

The Occupy Cleveland legal folk really need to check this out because according to this 2000 court case, Cleveland is depriving us of our civil rights and freedom of speech and is in violation of the law.

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Sign sez:

The court concludes the 1st amendment does not allow the city to prevent any orderly political protest from using public sleeping as a means of symbolic expression

Metropolitan Council vs. Safir, June 12, 2000

This case law protects Occupy Cleve!
Don’t tread on our rights

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Here’s the actual decision. It is cut and dried in saying the protesters are right, the city is wrong. We can take Cleveland to court with this.
leagle.com/xmlResult.aspx?page=10&xmldoc=200053799FSupp2d438_1492.xml&docbase=CSLWAR2-1986-2006&SizeDisp=7.


Cleveland violates legal freedom of speech – foto by Smith

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