Heidi Boghosian is executive director of the National Lawyers Guild and author of the recent report Punishing Protest: Government Tactics That Suppress Free Speech. She cohosts a weekly radio program, “Law and Disorder,” broadcast on WBAI-FM in New York.
Three of the cops had jumped out of the white nondescript van and attacked me. They were all wearing ski masks and dressed as anarchist black bloc protesters. I threw up my hands and offered no resistance.