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  Sen. Craig: Hand Signals Protected Speech
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Last EditedRP  Jan 08, 2008 10:35pm
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MediaTV News - Columbia Broadcasting System CBS News
News DateWednesday, January 9, 2008 04:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionSeeking to have his guilty plea in a bathroom sex sting erased, the attorneys for Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho argue in a new court filing that the underlying act wasn't criminal because it didn't involve multiple victims.

An appeals brief filed Tuesday contends that Minnesota's disorderly conduct law "requires that the conduct at issue have a tendency to alarm or anger 'others"' - underscoring the plural nature of the term.

Craig's brief goes on to cite other convictions that were overturned because the multiple-victim test wasn't met. His lawyers apply the same logic to his case.
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