Judge Rules Against Occupy Wall Street Protesters

Posted by | November 15, 2011 17:41 | Filed under: Top Stories

Submitted by Obwon

A decision by the New York State Supreme Court upholds the move by New York City to clear tents from Zuccotti Park and stop them from bringing more equipment in.

CBS News legal analyst Andrew Cohen reports that the key paragraph in the judge’s ruling is as follows: “Here, movants have not demonstrated that the rules adopted by the owners of the property, concededly after the demonstrations began, are not reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions permitted under the First Amendment.”

“Time, place and manner” restrictions on speech like the demonstrators had petitioned against have a long history in American law, going back at least to the 1960s. It is unlikely that this ruling will be overturned on appeal, if it is appealed at all.

Live Video feed of Occupy Wall Street protesters in Zuccotti Park

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