Orange County

Defense attorneys for the Irvine 11: "This prosecution is an affront to the constitution"

Attorneys respond to the Orange Co. DA’s charge that the students’ protest was “organized thuggery,” and point out that the prosecution’s intimidation tactics in building their case undermined the constitution and violated the law in order to criminalize dissent. 

Nationwide condemnation of Irvine 11 convictions by student and activist groups

More than 30 nationwide chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine, along with interfaith activist communities, decry the convictions of the Irvine 11 while pledging to stand in firm solidarity with the students — and protesters everywhere who stand up against Israeli policies. 

Irvine 11 update: Attorneys use key evidence, as reported by EI, in courtroom

Attorneys for the Irvine 11 attempt to bring evidence of an Israeli official’s plans to attend an LA Lakers game into the courtroom — blowing a hole in the prosecution’s claims that he had to cut short his speech due to protests — but the judge has refused to let the jury see the photograph.