TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Aug 10, 2012

Occupy Memphis, one of the last remaining of the Occupy movements, was shut down early this morning by Memphis police. Of the nine campers remaining at the site, eight self-identified themselves as being homeless. “It essentially had become a homeless encampment,” Chief Administrative Officer George Little said. According to a statement, recent fights, assaults and sanitation issues at the camp led to the eviction. Read more in the Commercial Appeal