Q&A with George Barda from this week’s issue of The Occupied Times. If any other occupiers would like to submit comment, do contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Occupied Times: What was the legal substance of the case?
George: The legal position I advanced was that the alleged harms accompanying the presence of the camp were negligible compared with[...]
Submitted by Dan Ashman, Litigant-in-Person in the case of City of London Corporation v Occupy London.
I felt compelled to stand as a litigant-in-person; it was not an intellectual decision. At first I felt no fear. Later, even the possibility of having debts of tens of thousands of pounds wasn’t enough to deter[...]
Live-stream at http://www.occupyjustice.co.uk/livestream/
Schedule of events for Thursday – See The case for and against the prosecution of Tony Blair
10am today – War: Inquiry into Tony Blair and the British government’s involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq
Friday – Squatting: How the law abiding could be criminalised if provisions in the Legal Aid[...]Read more →
From the Tech Tent based at the Occupy London Stock Exchange occupation just by St Paul’s Cathedral, Radio Occupy was born recently bringing a range of perspectives related to sociopolitical and economic injustice to the airwaves.
All are invited to get involved and we’d like to help you get your voice on the airwaves through[...]
10am – 4pm tomorrow (Thursday) at the Court of Public Opinion, Occupy Justice, 335-7 Old Street Magistrates Court:
Inquiry into war crimes committed by Tony Blair and the British government in Iraq.
Friday – Squatting. Saturday – Banking
Spread the word.[...]
*** Updated with copy of the judgment handed down by Mr Justice Lindblom, along with a summary ***
ST PAUL’S JUDGMENT SUMMARY
City of London v Samede judgment 18 January 2012
The High Court this week ruled in favour of the City of London Corporation’s calls for the eviction of the Occupy London protest camp[...]Read more →
Event: General Assembly
Date: Wednesday 18th January 2012
Location: Steps of St Paul’s
Weather: Mild, dry, slight breeze.
Facilitator: Had a great day, you should have seen their faces as we walked back here. St Paul’s is our home.
Legal: Occupy Justice: war, green issues,[...]
The High Court judgment in the case brought against Occupy London Stock Exchange by the City of London Corporation will be handed down tomorrow, Wednesday 18 January, at 2pm in Court 25.
We invite all those who care about the outcome of the case to join us outside the Royal Courts of Justice from 1.30pm.[...]
Occupier Steve Rushton, who has been involved since late October camping at OccupyLSX, submitted the letter below to the Leveson Enquiry. You can submit entries here. Steve is currently writing a PhD criticising Neoliberalism from an indigenous perspective. From Southampton, Steve has also provided legal support to Dan Ashman as part of the OccupyLSX legal[...]Read more →