• occupylawuk and are now friends 2 years, 3 months ago

  • occupylawuk posted an update in the group Occupy Law UK 2 years, 3 months ago

    Occupy Law UK meets every 2 weeks on Wednesday evenings. We are inspired by the great work of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund in the US: http://www.celdf.org/ and have started promoting the Community Bill of Rights in the UK. We are currently in the process of carrying out research into the legal landscape in the UK as well as speaking to…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy Law UK» by occupylawuk: Community Bill of Rights – the view from Pittsburgh, US 2 years, 4 months ago

    by Mary Beth Steisslinger The Community Bill of Rights (CBoR) came about in Pittsburgh because there are many people here who have taken the Democracy School hosted by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF).  Some progressive politicians in Pittsburgh were introduced to these ideas and supported local citizens in pursuing the…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy Law UK» by occupylawuk: Occupy London begins new series of community-themed public assemblies 2 years, 5 months ago

    Occupy London begins a new series of community-themed general assemblies beginning on Saturday 16 June 2012 from 2 – 4pm on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral. All are welcome to join in these assemblies – let’s co-create the more beautiful world our hearts tell us is possible and assert our rights as communities over [...]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy Law UK» by occupylawuk: Carnival of Dirt – Friday 15 June 2012 2 years, 5 months ago

    The Carnival of Dirt is a gathering of people to highlight the death and destruction caused by mining companies to people, communities and the planet. The event starts at 11am where people will assemble outside St Paul’s Cathedral for a funeral procession (wear black), in memory of those activists and community leaders who have been [...]

  • occupylawuk and Vica are now friends 2 years, 5 months ago

  • occupylawuk changed their profile picture 2 years, 5 months ago

  • This quote by Virginia Rasmussen pretty much sums up where Occupy Law is coming from: “We’re fed up with behaving like subordinates content to influence the decisions of corporate boards and the corporate class. Having influence is valuable, but influencing is not deciding. We’re weary of waging long, hard battles simply for the “right to know.”…[Read more]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy Law UK» by occupylawuk: Turning Occupation into lasting change 2 years, 6 months ago

    A year ago it was unthinkable that large groups of unrelated people could have come together and established tent cities in the financial districts of major cities across the world. The point was to send a clear message that the people will not stand by and tolerate the gross injustice caused by the insanely destructive [...]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy Law UK» by occupylawuk: Occupy Law 2 years, 7 months ago

    The idea for a group to focus on the law from a systemic perspective began after the Occupy Law event held at Tent City University on 20 February 2012. You can watch the video of that night below.   The role of law in time of protest ‘Occupy Law: the role of law in time [...]

  • New blog post imported from «Occupy Law UK» by occupylawuk: 2 years, 7 months ago

    “When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty” – Thomas Jefferson