On March 18, 2022, political prisoner Eric King was acquitted by a federal jury of twelve people in the U.S. District Court in Colorado. Eric was charged with assaulting a federal officer, a federal felony with a potential 20-year sentence, after he defended himself from an attack by a Bureau […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2022
Lauren Regan, Executive Director & Senior Staff Attorney
Chava Shapiro, Engagement Specialist
Imprisoned Anti-racist Activist Eric King Acquitted of New Charges
Denver, CO — On March 18th, a jury acquitted anti-racist and anti-fascist political prisoner Eric King on the count of “assaulting” a federal officer. CLDC is overjoyed […]
March 8, 2022
Dear friends and family of Eric King:
On behalf of the Civil Liberties Defense Center, thank you for your continued interest and support for our client Eric King who faces a federal felony assault on a correctional officer charge. Yesterday Eric’s legal team (Lauren Regan, Sandra Freeman, Sarah Alvarez) […]
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