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Wed., Feb. 15, 2012, 1:58 p.m.

Occupy Boise member arrested in October heads to court with free-speech argument

Geoff Burns, a 63-year-old retiree and Occupy Boise member who was arrested Oct. 15 for setting up a tent in Capitol Park and refusing to leave, goes to court on Friday and plans to make 1st Amendment arguments in his defense; he'll appear Friday at 11 a.m. before Judge Daniel Stecke at the Ada County Courthouse, the Idaho Statesman reports. Statesman reporter Katy Moeller has a full report here.




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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