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Judge lifts meeting ban for Albuquerque protester

Updated: 06/12/2014 12:55 PM | Created: 06/12/2014 7:21 AM
By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - A protester facing a battery charge can attend future Albuquerque city council meetings after all.
    
Metro Court Judge Cristina Jaramillo lifted a ban Tuesday that previously prevented David Correia from attending meetings.
    
Correia, an American Studies professor at the University of New Mexico, was arrested last week along with 12 others during a sit-in at the mayor's office. The demonstrators were protesting recent Albuquerque police shootings.
    
A judge banned Correia from returning to City Hall as part of his conditions of release.
    
Authorities said Correia shoved an officer who was trying to prevent a crowd from entering Mayor Richard Berry's office. He faces a charge of battery on a peace officer and has pleaded not guilty.

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