Yael Bromberg is a supervising attorney and teaching fellow with the Institute for Public Representation – Civil Rights Clinic, of Georgetown University Law Center. Ms. Bromberg is also a member of the DC Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. This article reflects Ms. Bromberg’s views, and not those of Georgetown University.
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Punishing Dissent in the Age of Trump: What’s in a Riot?
On the morning of President Trump’s Inauguration, police trapped and arrested over 230 people. Some were anti-Trump demonstrators; some were not. The next day, federal prosecutors charged them all with “felony rioting,” a nonexistent crime in DC. The prosecution then launched a sweeping...