In “uncommon” move, judge steps in to halt trial of Detroit water protesters

By Sarah Cwiek

December 2, 2015

Excerpt: “”Their [the city’s] strategy — orchestrated from the top decision-makers for the city of Detroit — from day one has been a political one,” defense attorney Julie Hurwitz said. “[They are] absolutely and totally bound and determined not to allow the truth about what’s going on with these mass water shut-offs in this city to come to light. And that’s what this trial did.”