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Sharpton Guilty, Sentenced to Time Served

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Al Sharpton’s disorderly conduct trial, obtained for his civil disobedience (blocking the Brooklyn Bridge) during the Sean Bell verdict protests last May, has resulted in a guilty verdict. But the Reverend was sentenced to time served (Sharpton spent five or six hours in jail after his arrest), so Sharpton-haters are having a hard time raising a stiffy over it, and no one else cares. Except posterity! photo via Red Carlisle (cc)

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 8, 2008

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