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The anarchists got some lawyers…

Oh we gotta discuss this one. Don't let me down, gang...

I'm sure you remember the anarchists who were arrested on July 4. They were protesting police brutality and stopped for a picnic in the park on an American flag. There were complaints, and things got crazy...

Now 55 attorneys, including a former judge, a former county prosecutor and Gonzaga law professors, are volunteering to help defend them. Many take that First Amendment seriously...

What do you guys think? Did the anarchists get what they deserved for being obnoxious? Were their rights violated? Did all of this just get blown out of proportion?

Here's a good S-R article on the long list of lawyers volunteering. The defense team looks to be longer than the list of defendants...

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