For Immediate Release
|January 20, 2012||DUSM Ben Segotta, District of New Mexico (505) 462-2330|
|“Occupy the Courts” Protest|
Albuquerque, NM - The group Move to Amend (MTA)
is planning a 1-day protest on Friday, January 20, 2012 against the expansion of
corporate personhood rights. The protest itself is called Occupy the Courts
(OTC) and will take place at courthouses nationwide during normal business
hours. Locations for this protest will include federal courthouses across the
United States. The U.S. Marshals Service maintained awareness of the Occupy the
Courts protests planned nationwide for Jan. 20, and worked with other involved
government agencies, such as the Federal Protective Service (FPS), the U.S.
Attorneys’ Offices (USAO), the General Services Administration (GSA) and local
law enforcement, to plan accordingly.
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