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In Opening Argument Prosecution Concedes No Evidence Tying First J20 Defendants To Property Destruction - Defending Rights & Dissent
On Monday November 20, 2017, prosecution and defense gave opening arguments in the trial of the first of the six people--one journalists, two medics, and three protesters-- swept up in the mass arrest of Inauguration Day Protesters. What was startling was how many of the key facts were not in dispute. Neither prosecutors nor defense attorneys purport that any of the six people on trial personally engaged in any destruction.