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State v. Warshow
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Appellants were part of a group of protestors that traveled to protest the repairs of a nuclear power plant. When they refused to leave the premises, they were arrested and charged with trespass. Appellants argued that their actions were necessary as the hazards of the operation of the power plant necessitated their actions. The trial court ruled that use of the defense of necessity was unavailable to Appellants.
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