BOSTON — A judge extended a temporary restraining order Thursday against the city until she decides whether the city has the right to evict the protesters. But the court proceeding left questions about free speech and public safety.
BOSTON — A Boston judge said Thursday she will decide by Dec. 15 whether the city can clear the encampment in Dewey Square without judicial oversight. In the meantime, a restraining order protecting the protesters from eviction will remain in effect.
BOSTON — Occupy Boston’s temporary restraining order against the City of Boston runs out Thursday. All parties are back in court to decide whether police have a right to evict protesters without the court’s approval and whether protesters have a First Amendment right to stay in Dewey Square.
BOSTON — Mayor Thomas Menino said he has no immediate plans to evict demonstrators, but wants to have the legal ability to have the encampment in Dewey Square Park removed, if necessary.
BOSTON — “We’re not leaving” is the message from several members of the Occupy Boston movement following recent calls for them to vacate their Dewey Square encampment.
BOSTON — The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, which oversees the site of the Occupy Boston encampment, wants the protesters out.
BOSTON — An MIT architecture professor says the camp can’t make it through the winter as is, so he’s drafting a redesign of the site to protect the protesters and their tents from cold and snow.
BOSTON — On Thursday evening, the number of demonstrators marching in Boston in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement appeared to grow.
BOSTON — A judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked Boston Police from evicting Occupy Boston protesters. The order lasts a couple of weeks, when the parties will go back to court to decide long-term staying rights.
BOSTON — A judge has ordered the city not to remove Occupy Boston protesters or their tents from a downtown encampment without court approval, except in an emergency.