Don’t Forget to Pack the Courtroom Next Tuesday!

In our last post, we accidentally said the court date was on Oct. 3rd, but it’s next Tuesday, Oct. 1st!

When: Tuesday, October 1, 2pm
Where: Cook County Criminal Court House, 2650 South California Avenue, Room 303

The NATO 3 (Brent Betterly, Jared Chase, and Brian Jacob Church) have another status hearing in front of Judge Thaddeus Wilson. This will be a status hearing on pre-trial issues and the defense is expected to file their response to the prosecution’s 5th Supplemental Answer to Discovery. will take pictures of the defendants’ tattoos after the hearing. The three imprisoned activists have been held for more than a year at Cook County Jail in Chicago since the NATO summit demonstrations of 2012. Following a raid by the FBI and the Chicago Police Department, these three protesters were arrested and charged to intimidate anti-war protest and violently silence dissent against the NATO war-machine.

Remember, the Cook County Criminal Court does not allow cell phones, other electronic devices, lighters, and a handful of other items into the building, so check We also ask that supporters wear yellow as the NATO 3 are forced to wear yellow jumpsuits during their confinement.