I, _________________________________________(insert name)do solemnly swearthat I will support the Constitution of the United Statesand the Constitution of Ohio,will administer justice without respect to persons,and will faithfully and impartiallydischarge and perform all the duties incumbent upon meas ________________________________________,(insert office)according to the best of my ability and understanding.(This I do as I shall answer unto God.)
I may be wrong.
the question is what gives these turds the right to disobey a law?
What I want to know is how this case ended up in front of CJ DLott. normally cases are "rolled" by random assignment but sometimes things are different
Now, as to the other points raised by posters to this thread:
The freedoms of speech and assembly are not limitless. Reasonable time, place and manner restrictions are constitutional, under a line of decisions dating back at least 100 years. The City of Cincinnati is not some bohunk municipality with three used car salesmen as its councilmen; it has a well-staffed legal department who write and review the ordinances the city adopts.
I don't have the TRO, or the petition for it, so I don't know what constitutional issues the OWS'ers raised as to the city's ordinances regarding park closing times. However, I can assure you that there had to be some or else jurisdiction would not have been available to get this heard in federal court.
I also don't know which park they're occupying. Here's a link to a map showing where all such parks are located:
Cincinnati Parks - All Cincinnati Park Locations - CincyParks.com
Also, most Cincinnati city parks have events scheduled for the next couple of weeks, so people can enjoy Halloween, or the fall color, or whatnot -- especially since winter is coming.
Are the folks who wanted to attend such events relegated to the "less important" pile because the OWS'ers want to face off with the city and pee in the bushes? In other words, what about the rights of the people who hoped to use these parks as parks?
I may be wrong.