Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, May 11, 2020

NYPD Arrests Journalist Jill Nelson For Writing Graffiti On Storefront

Hyperallergic reports that the NYPD arrested journalist Jill Nelson for writing graffiti (Trump=Plague) on a storefront. Ms. Nelson says that although the officers allowed her to make a call to her husband, they cut off the call after a few seconds. She has asked for an apology and for an expungement of her record. More here. 

Coverage from NBC News here.

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