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Climate Change Protesters Who Disrupted Harvard/Yale Football Game Get Community Service

Added 12-07-19 09:38:02am EST - “"can perform the community service wherever they live"” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “Climate Change Protesters Who Disrupted Harvard/Yale Football Game Get Community Service”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

It’s surprising that they received any punishment at all. Things like this often get brushed away.

Protesters who disrupted the Yale-Harvard football game last month to raise awareness on climate change were sentenced Friday to community service.

After the court hearing, where around 50 people were sentenced, many took to the steps of the courthouse afterward to hold a climate change demonstration, according to The Associated Press.

Judge Philip Scarpellino of New Haven Superior Court in Connecticut sentenced the roughly 50 people who were charged on Nov. 23 with disorderly conduct to perform five hours of community service.

If the conditions of the sentence are met, the charges will be dropped at a follow-up court hearing on Jan. 27, the AP noted.

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