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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Jun 14, 2013

A federal judge’s finding that Tennessee officials violated the First Amendment rights of Occupy Nashville protesters raised new questions, the Tennessean writes. Will the state appeal? Will damages be decided by a jury or will both sides agree on a sum? What kind of dollar figure is in store for each of the seven Occupy plaintiffs? The plaintiffs and the state have until July 1 to come up with answers, and much of what happens going forward will depend on how Gov. Bill Haslam chooses to proceed.