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|Last of Santa Cruz Eleven Goes to Arraignment|
|Date||Friday February 01|
|Time||8:15 AM - 8:45 AM|
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|701 Ocean St. County Courthouse Department 6 (though the calendar may then be moved to another courtroom).|
|Event Type||Court Date|
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Cameron Laurendeau, one of four defendants against whom reckless and false prosecution is still proceeding, from the original Santa Cruz Eleven, goes to another arraignment in Judge Burdick's court.
Seven of the Santa Cruz Eleven have already had all charges dismissed against them. Cameron and three others still face a possible four years in prison for a peaceful protest involving the occupation of a vacant bank building leased by Wells Fargo Bank, and owned by Barry Swenson.
Cameron's lawyer, Alexis Briggs, has been the most active defense counsel of the group, pressing successful (if small) sanctions against prosecution D.A. Rebekah Young for violating court orders to turn over evidence.
For more background go to "Another Ridiculous Round of Arraignments" at http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/01/23/18730704.php .
For further background see http://www.santacruzeleven.org .
Even though this is simply another in a series of unending and fruitless court dates, supporters are encouraged to attend in solidarity.