Briefs: Protest trial set to begin: A trial is scheduled to begin today for anti-war protesters Jeff Zurawski of Downers Grove and Sarah Hartfield of Naperville, who are accused of disorderly conduct charges for their May 6, 2007, protest along I-355 near Glen Ellyn.
THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH CASE AGAINST THE DUPAGE DUO - JEFF ZURAWSKI & SARAH HARTFIELD - HAS BEEN DISMISSED!!
The trial was scheduled for August 20th, 1:30pm, 505 County Farm Rd, Room 4007, before Judge Ronald Sutter.
About 50 people took every chair in the packed courtroom. The prosecution's witness did not show up. By 2 pm the case was dismissed by Judge Sutter, at which the courtroom erupted in applause and a standing ovation.