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Occupy Wall Street Holds Major Day Of Action In New York City (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protests Across Nation Cost Cities Over $13M

The heaviest financial burden has fallen upon law enforcement agencies tasked with monitoring marches and evicting protesters from outdoor camps. And the steepest costs by far piled up in New York City and Oakland, Calif., where police clashed with protesters on several occasions.


Police arrest an Occupy Wall Street protester during a demonstration to show support for their counterparts in Oakland, California, on October 26. Police fired tear gas into a crowd of hundreds of protesters associated with the Occupy Oakland movement last night following their eviction from a local park.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Face New Legal Challenge From Unexpected Corner

Occupy Wall Street protesters, who have repeatedly asserted their rights to free speech and lawful assembly, are being put on legal notice themselves.