The judge said the trial should "not [focus on] what his motivations behind the vandalism were."
But Deputy City Attorney Hazard previously stated that, to the City, motivation was a distinguishing element in bringing this case:
"The People do not fear that this reading of section 594(A) will make criminals of every child using chalk. Chalk festivals may still be permitted. Kids acting without malice may still engage in their art."
Ken Harrison 6:30 p.m., July 29
Don Bauder 5:30 p.m., July 29
Don Bauder 4:30 p.m., July 29
Matt Potter 3:30 p.m., July 29
Tony de Garate 2:30 p.m., July 29
Garrett Harris 2 p.m., July 29
Dave Rice 12:30 p.m., July 29
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