by Colin Moynihan

“The evidence, Judge Rakoff held, favored the protesters.

“‘A reasonable officer in the noisy environment defendants occupied would have known that a single bull horn could not reasonably communicate a message to 700 demonstrators,’ he wrote, adding that protesters ‘might infer permission to enter the vehicular roadway from the fact that officers, without offering further warnings, proceeded ahead of and alongside plaintiffs onto that roadway.'”