Adam Tucker: Civil Disobedience Legal Defense Allowed

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Adam Tucker
Adam Tucker

Civil disobedience often leads to jail. But now, protesters can explain themselves

In a historic ruling, several environmental campaigners will be able to argue at criminal trial that their political motives are a defense to their illegal acts

One of the critical dynamics that emerged in the jurors’ discussion on the first day was the difference between protest that uses force to intimidate compared to protest that uses one’s own vulnerability to awaken a community.