East Bay Prisoner Support and Long Haul Inc., two activist groups housed in the same South Berkeley building, won the right to sue federal agents due to the questionable legality of the building’s raid in 2008.

UCPD obtained the warrant to search the building 2 whole months after UC Berkeley animal researchers received a slew of allegedly “threatening” e-mails sent from a computer in the Long Haul Infoshop’s storefront.

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Mark Yudof released a little love letter to the UC system this week. After reviewing his proposal to enlarge the role of the federal government in public education several times, we give you our reader’s digest version of his strategy:

1. Reward bleeding hearts. Gives Pell Grants to schools that “enroll the neediest students.” Payola: about $2.5 billion for university core operations.
2. Give more money to read more »