Judge A. Howard Matz

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Artist:

Year: 2011

Date of Action: 07.2010

Region: North America

Location: Los Angeles, California

Subject: Government Secrecy, Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Film/Video, Journalism, Online, Personal Opinion, Public Speech

Confronting Bodies: U.S. Marshals, Federal District Judges

Description of Artwork: Internet Domain www.ahowardmatz.com, Facebook Websites.

The Incident: U.S. Marshals’ Los Angeles office located in Matz’ courthouse has been contacting website hosts, claiming that websites outlining the disgraced jurist’s dirty deeds are "under investigation" and must therefore be shut down. They show up at my house threatening me that I need to take them down. http://www.thecopwhisperer.com

Results of Incident: Chilled speech and fear of arrest

Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_UV2Mao2-E/