July 20th Press Conference via Ryanishungry.com Well everyone, my next hearing is less than 9 hours away. I’d like to thank all of you who have been able to donate to my legal defense fund; over the past couple weeks you all have helped me raise nearly $1000 (in addition to the $1000 from the [...]
An Amicus Curiae, or Friend of the Court, was recently submitted by the ACLU. An Amicus Curiae was also submitted by the Reporters’ Committee For Freedom of the Press.
While perusing through the internet, I came across a behind-the-scene’s preview for the upcoming season finale for 30 Days, the new series by Mogan Spurlock whose documentary Supersize Me demonstrated to the world what the effects of a McDonald’s diet looks like. In 30 days, people spend 30 days living a life foreign to their [...]
Came across these quotes, and felt like sharing… “An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.” – Martin Luther King “In [...]
GW Schultz at the SF Bay Guardian weighs in on my case… If freelance journalist Josh Wolf goes to jail for refusing to turn over what federal prosecutors say is video evidence of a crime that allegedly took place during a demonstration in July 2005, he’ll no doubt become a bigger cause celebre in [...]
Hey everyone, I just received word that the resolution put forth by Ross Mirkarimi’s office was not able to achieve unanimous support and will go before a full vote of the Board of Supervisors next Tuesday.
First, the good news is that I’m able to write this post. Unfortunately the case is not yet resolved… and the hearing will continue on August 1st. More updates will be coming soon…
Hi everyone, so my hearing is today at 1PM at the San Francisco Federal Building. We have a Press Conference at noon. If you’re in the city, please stop by to show your support. I have created a wiki, to help organize support around my case should I end up jail. Please feel free to [...]
Hey everyone, I just recieved news that the Society for Professional Journalists has offered to help make a very generous donation to help cover my legal costs. I also just recieved my first paypal donation from a friend. Every donation no matter how small or large is a huge help. If we have to appeal [...]
*Update* The resolution goes up for a vote tomorrow; I’ve been notified that it is actually Tom Ammiano’s office that co-sponsored the resolution and not Daly’s; I apoligize for any confusion this may have caused. At the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday, Ross Mirkarimi and Chris Daly’s Tom Ammiano’s office introduced a resolution [...]