Prosecutors Drop Case Against One Protester at Republican Convention, Convicts a Second

November 15, 2000
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Philadelphia prosecutors dropped all charges yesterday against John Sellers, a leader of the group Ruckus, which trained protesters in civil disobedience at the Republican convention. Sellers had been arrested and held on a $1 million bail. A second protester, Terence McGuckin, from the Philadelphia Direct Action Network, was convicted on two charges in a jury trial.

Guests:

  • John Sellers, from the Ruckus Society.
  • Larry Krasner, attorney for John Sellers and Terence McGuckin.

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