Marques Banks , law student, was quoted in a Baltimore Sun article about the riots following the death of Freddie Gray. See below.

Judge OKs Hogan's order to extend hold on riot suspects

From: Baltimore Sun Date: May, 4, 2015 Author: Justin Fenton


Legal observers working with the National Lawyers Guild were detained or arrested Friday and Saturday, according to the organization. Marques Banks, a law student at Catholic University who was one of the observers, said they wore green hats to distinguish themselves and stood away from protesters as they observed police practices.

Banks said legal observers arrested Saturday night were held for as long as 24 hours. "For me, it seemed an excessive time to keep people," he said.


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