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“Shut up. Cops lie. Get a lawyer.” National Lawyer's Guild advice to Republican convention protesters on police interaction listen

08/13/12 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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“Shut up. Cops lie. Get a lawyer.” That’s the advice for Republican convention protesters if they’re stopped by police. The succinct and bold summary came from an attorney during a National Lawyer’s Guild “know your rights” training Saturday at the downtown Tampa library. Twenty-three activists, including Roger Butterfield, learned strategies for how to interact with law enforcement during National Special Security Events like the convention.

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