Judge Rules in Favor of Occupy Nashville Protestors

U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger has ruled that state officials violated the First Amendment rights of Occupy Nashville protesters who were arrested in 2011, the Nashville Business Journal reports. Trauger awarded monetary damages to the plaintiffs, including seven arrested protesters, though the amount will be determined at a later date. A spokesperson for the Haslam administration told The City Paper that the ruling "is being reviewed."