Property Owners Lose When 'Occupiers' Win

Law360, New York (May 4, 2012, 1:42 PM EDT) -- Marking the beginning of May 2012, several labor organizations and other groups engaged in mass demonstrations across the U.S. These demonstrations are focused in large part on social justice issues, such as youth unemployment and alleged substandard wages for workers in the “99 percent."

And, of course, some of the protestors engage in a host of activities ranging from peaceful handbilling to trespassing on private property.

As these “May Day” protests reveal, property owners and managers are often called upon to respond when third parties, such...
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