posted Apr 25, 2012, 5:03 AM by OcuppyJudge Rotenberg
updated Apr 25, 2012, 5:07 AM
The civil trial for Andre McCollins came to an end on Tuesday, April 24th with an undisclosed settlement between the Judge Rotenberg Center and McCollins. The trial pertained to Andre's ordeal in October of 2002 during which staff at the Judge Rotenberg Center restrained him face down for over 7 hours and shocked him 31 times after he refused to take off his jacket. Despite the settlement, Mike Beaudet of Fox Undercover reported that Andre's mother, Cheryl McCollins says her fight against the center is not over. As the case concluded, she told Fox Undercover, “We talk about terrorism in other countries. But we have it right here
at JRC. And it needs to stop. We have to put an end to this place. We
have to help these children and we have to do it as of yesterday.” As a part of her ongoing efforts, she shared with Fox that she would be attending the Occupy JRC protest to be held on Saturday, June 2nd. You can read the full article here.