Jalane Schmidt

On August 11, community members protested police presence at UVA, where one university officer declared an unlawful assembly. It was quickly rescinded. Photo by Eze Amos

Unlawful assembly: Cops call for one, change their mind at UVA

Police called unlawful assemblies last summer after the KKK rally and before the Unite the Right event began. This summer, it appeared Charlottesville had gotten through the August 12 anniversary weekend without the declaring of any unlawful assemblies—but that wasn’t the case. At the August 11 UVA rally—after students had moved their protest to Brooks […]