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Charges against Occupy Boston protesters dropped

Suffolk County prosecutors dropped Friday the case against more than two dozen protesters arrested during the Occupy Boston demonstrations, but at least five defendants will contest the dismissal in hope of fighting the accusations on their merits.

“Our clients feel that they deserve a day in court to contest their arrests on constitutional grounds,” said Jeff Feuer of the National Lawyers Guild, which is defending the demonstrators. “They were using a public park.”

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