Jury Finds Occupy Seattle Protesters Not Guilty

Finally a bit of good news from the Occupy movement.

The verdict was read at 4:15 of the third day of trial, having come after days of argument, examination of witnesses, and cross examination. The city, having brought the charges, put the manager of the Chase Bank branch on the stand as well as three members of the Seattle Police Department. One had been working as private security for Chase Bank that day while wearing a police uniform.

Danielle Simmons, one of the defendants, said after the trial, “I am in shock. The jury decided that our actions were justified and whether this is because they thought it was somehow lawful or just the right thing to do, something is changing, and I think it’s beautiful.”

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