Mistrial declared in ‘eco-anarchist’ trial
Los Angeles Times
September 20, 2007
SAN DIEGO — A mistrial was declared Wednesday in the prosecution of “eco-anarchist” Rodney Coronado after the jury said it was deadlocked.
Coronado, 41, was accused of urging a gathering of vegans to throw firebombs. He was charged under a seldom-used federal law that makes it a crime to describe how to make an explosive device with the intent of encouraging a lawless act… [cont.]
Oh yeah. The Jena 6. Today’s a National Day of Action in the US. A blog called Facing South asks why no progressive (white) bloggers have paid much attention to the case, which involves six black teenagers from Jena, Louisiana, being charged with (second-degree) attempted murder for beating a white student… Crazy shit! The first student convicted is sentenced today, and faces up to 22 years in prison.