'Occupy' Protester Sues Judge To Block Twitter Subpoena

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 5:39 PM EDT) -- An Occupy Wall Street protester who had his Twitter account subpoenaed earlier this year lodged a suit in New York state court Monday against the judge who allowed the information to be confiscated, arguing that the judge exceeded his authority and violated the protester's rights.

Malcolm Harris filed an Article 78 petition asking the court to prevent Judge Matthew A. Sciarrino from providing the Manhattan District Attorney's Office access to his Twitter postings, contending that the judge has allowed prosecutors to conduct an illegal “fishing expedition”...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.