27 Jul '11, 7pm

DeChristopher sentence: Impressions from Umbra: via @grist

DeChristopher sentence: Impressions from Umbra: via @grist

DeChristopher being taken to the jail. Photo: Ryan Suffern Dearest readers, Yesterday marked the long-awaited sentencing of Tim DeChristopher, climate-activist-turned-folk-hero, who bid on land being made available for oil and gas drilling in a questionable and contested auction by the Bureau of Land Management at the end of the Bush administration in 2008. U.S. District Judge Dee Benson sentenced Tim to two years in prison, a $10,000 fine, and three years of supervised release. The judge did not allow Tim to self-report to jail, instead ordering a marshall to escort him in handcuffs out of the courtroom, which led someone in the audience to shout, “This court is broken!” The sentencing took nearly two hours, about 35 minutes of which were Tim’s stirring statement to the judge. (Read the full transcript of his remarks here .) As he spoke, his conviction electrified the roo...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-energy/2011-07-27-tim-dechri...

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