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Josh Wolf

Josh Wolf is a San Francisco blogger and journalist.

He is a graduate of San Francisco State University with a degree in Psychology. He has been a contributor to his own blog, Indymedia and the Haight Ashbury Beat. A biographical note states that he is "employed as the Outreach Director for peralta.TV, a department of the Peralta Community College District ... [and] also an SAT teacher for the Kaplan Test preparation company." [1]

Imprisoned for Refusing to Handover Video to Grand Jury

Wolf was jailed on August 1, 2006 when he refused to testify or turn over unpublished video out-takes to a federal grand jury investigating a July, 2005 anti-G8 demonstration. [2] He was temporarily released on bail from the Dublin Federal Detention Center on September 1, 2006 but ordered to return to prison on September 22nd pending a hearing before the entire 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

On April 3, 2007 Wolf was freed from prison after posting the video on his website and responding to two questions about whether he had witnessed the injury of a police officer at the demonstration. [3] [4]

Link to Court Documents on the Case

Contact details

Joshua Wolf 98005-111
Dublin FDC
5675 8th St. Camp-Parks, Unit J2
Dublin, CA 94568
USA

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