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The Revolt of the Cockroach People - Chapter 17, pgs. 215-233 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17, pgs. 215-233 Summary and Analysis

Brown talks to some people protesting the political persecution of Charles Manson. They tell Brown that the situation is political, just as in his cases.

Brown's briefcase is never searched when he enters the courthouse. They all know him. He carries Sailor Boy's .357 Magnum in his briefcase. In court, Brown explains to the judge that his position is that the court doesn't have jurisdiction because of Grand Jury discrimination. Chicanos constitute a class of people and his witness, Doctor Joan Moore, will testify to this. The trial proceeds and before the end of the session, Brown's taken into custody for two days and nights. He is back with Sergeant Lovelace again. On Monday, the session resumes and he questions judges for the next few months.

The last judge Brown questions is Judge Charles Older, who is the judge in the Charles...

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