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Activist Attorney Faces Juggerenaut Judge in "Clothing Contempt" Hearing
Date Friday May 18
Time 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location Details
701 Ocean St. County Courthouse Dept. 2
Event Type Court Date
Organizer/AuthorRobert Norse
Attorney Ed Frey, himself facing a six-month sentence for First Amendment SleepCrime with PeaceCamp2010, faces Grim Gavel Gallagher--charged with wearing insufficiently formal dress in the defense of outspoken homeless activist Gary Johnson.

Though told to dress up, Frey feared formal attorney atire would prejudice the jury to regard him as a "high-priced" lawyer, so in solidarity with his penniless client, he wore sweats.

Ed says he will be explaining his rationale and apologizing for any misunderstanding. It should be interesting.

Earlier info on this case:
Added to the calendar on Thursday May 17th, 2012 8:04 AM

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