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An article in the Cincinnati Enquirer this morning reports a settlement in the charges against the Occupy Cincinnati protestors.

http://news.cincinnati.com/...

"The city and Occupy Cincinnati protesters have reached a legal settlement nullifying hundreds of criminal charges against protesters and ending a federal lawsuit against the city."

"Cincinnati’s settlement – expected to be filed in court Monday morning – appears to be one of the first in the nation resolving both a federal civil rights lawsuit against a city and local criminal charges against individuals of spin-off organizations of the international Occupy Wall Street movement, according to some political science and legal experts."

Link to the settlement:

http://news.cincinnati.com/...

I was not aware that there was a federal civil rights lawsuit involved.  Has that happened in other cities?  I am not an expert so don't have any insightful analysis to add, just wanted to note the news.

Originally posted to ahumbleopinion on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 08:15 AM PDT.

Also republished by Occupy Wall Street, Progressive Hippie, and ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement.

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