Student sentenced to 90 days in jail in police assault case that rallied Occupy activists

  • by: JENNIFER PELTZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 19, 2014 - 12:00 PM

NEW YORK — An Occupy Wall Street protester who became a cause celebre for activists after she was charged with assaulting a police officer was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail, with a judge saying a protest is no excuse for an attack.

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