Posts Tagged ‘Photography Is Not a Crime’

Photojournalist Acquitted of Resisting Arrest at Occupy Miami Confrontation

Posted by on Monday November 12, 2012 | Photojournalism

A Florida jury has acquitted photographer Carlos Miller of charges that he resisted arrest while covering police action at an Occupy encampment in Miami last January. Police alleged that Miller had refused orders to clear the area, but another journalist provided evidence to support Miller’s claim that he was singled out among several journalists for... More

Activist Carlos Miller Laughs at Plea Bargain Offer

Posted by on Thursday July 19, 2012 | Photojournalism

Give state prosecutors in Miami Dade County, Florida credit for moxie, if not for unintentional Orwellian humor. Photojournalist and First Amendment activist Carlos Miller, who is facing charges for resisting arrest during a police raid on an Occupy encampment last January 31, says the Miami Dade County prosecutors have offered to drop charges against him–if... More