In Legal Terms


In Legal Terms: Protests

Guest: Joshua F. Tom, Legal Director and Interim Executive Director of ACLU of Mississippi


  • individual protests
  • group protests
  • permits
  • speech vs actions
  • difference between protests and civil disobedience
  • rights when you encounter law enforcement
  • protests on streets, sidewalks, parts
  • protests on private property
  • protests at shopping malls
  • burning flags
  • police interfering with protests
  • disturbances at peaceful protests

Website information:

ACLU Mississippi Facebook live video concerning protests:

former Executive Director Jennifer Riley Collins on past In Legal Terms: October 16th, 2018

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