Today marks one year since Nicole and Joseph were indicted and arrested under the AETA. It has been a year of many difficult and trying moments, but also of beautiful solidarity in the face of State power. Thank you to everyone who has shown support for Nicole and Joseph, and please also do so into this […]Read more "One Year Later"
On July 5th, Nicole made her first court appearance since her plea agreement was denied by Judge Larry Burns on June 20th. After much consideration, Nicole decided to withdraw her plea and request a trial. She is scheduled for her next court appearance on September 27th for pre-trial motions. This has been a long process […]Read more "Update: Nicole has requested trial"
On June 20th, Nicole appeared before Judge Larry Burns in the U.S. District Court of Southern California for her scheduled sentencing hearing (in February of 2016, Nicole entered into a non-cooperating plea agreement in which she pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Violate the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act). Unfortunately though at her sentencing hearing, Judge Burns rejected the […]Read more "Update about Nicole"
This morning in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, Joseph Buddenberg was sentenced to two years in federal prison for Conspiracy to Violate the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. The sentencing follows his signing a non-cooperating plea agreement in which he plead guilty to conspiring to free thousands of animals from fur […]Read more "Hearing Update: Joseph sentenced to 2 years in prison"
On May 2nd, Joseph Buddenberg will have a sentencing hearing before Judge Burns at the U.S. District Court for Southern California. Please be there if you can. It is in moments like these that we must show support for each other. Earlier this year, Joseph and his co-defendant Nicole Kissane signed non-cooperating plea agreements in […]Read more "Court Support for Joseph’s Sentencing Hearing"
Hello, Denver, Colorado! Escape the cold on February 6th, check out a hip-hop show, and support Nicole and Joseph! Not only is the show itself a benefit , but there will also be a vegan bake sale to check out while you’re there. So, if you’re in the Denver area please come, check out the […]Read more "Benefit Show in Denver on Feb. 6th !"
Nicole and Joseph feel much appreciation for the show of support they received from the community today. Around 20 supporters came from San Diego, Los Angeles, the Bay Area, and surrounding areas. There is no better antidote to repression than solidarity. Today’s hearing was for several pre-trial motions. First, the defense argued for the case to […]Read more "Report Back from 12/21 Court Hearing"