the lead of a Daily News article
updated at 3:00 p.m., 20 minutes ago:
NYC, Occupy Wall Street wait for judge’s ruling after Zuccotti Park evictions
Posted by Lawrence Auster at November 15, 2011 03:20 PM | Send
Hours after baton-wielding cops cleared Occupy Wall Street protesters and their tents from Zuccotti Park, both sides were waiting for a court to rule on whether they can return.
A judge hand-picked by protest lawyers signed an early-morning emergency order saying the demonstrators can come back with their stuff.
But the city refused to reopen the park before a Tuesday afternoon hearing in front of a different judge. A decision was expected by 3 p.m.