Protest Watch: Berkeley Makes it Even Harder To Get Arrested: First the bronze effigy, and now…

First the bronze effigy, and now this? Berkeley takes its protesters very seriously. The Berkeley City Council voted this week to revise city law to invalidate any trespassing charges against a person "exercising freedom of speech" on outside property owned by a public entity -- such as the University of California. This applies to regular coppers and UC police alike. Hark, tree-sitters! A call to action, perchance? [ABC7]For more stories from Curbed SF, go to

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