Protesters, colleges are about to find out that, yes, the law DOES apply to them, too

By Olivia Smith | May 15, 2024

Columbia's custodians

It appears that the protesters on campus, as well as the universities they targeted, believed they were exempt from legal consequences for their actions. They are likely to realize their mistake soon.
 

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The union representing Columbia's custodians intends to take legal action against the university for its lack of concern and negligence towards the safety of its members, who were confined and held captive during the student occupation of Hamilton Hall.
 

The incident

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John Samuelsen, the head of the Transport Workers Union, informed Fox News that during the incident, two custodians had to fight their way out after being told they couldn't leave as the cause was more important than them.