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Updated With Comments on Behalf Of Mayor Jackson: Mayor Jackson, Cleveland City Council lose appeal by Occupy Cleveland for violating First Amendment with unconstitutional city ordinance that bans protesting on Public Square, Judge Blackmon writes decision for 8th District Court of Appeals, win reverses convictions for 2 Occupy Cleveland members but is bittersweet as 4 former Occupy Cleveland members are serving long prison terms in foiled plot to bomb bridge that their lawyers called a sting by FBI informant that found them housing, fed them food, drugs

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson        Ohio 8th District Court of Appeals Judge Patricia Ann Blackmon Ken Silliman, Chief of Staff for Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) Leatrice Tolls of Occupy Cleveland Erin McCardle of Occupy Cleveland Occupy Cleveland protesters at a rally in front of Cleveland City Hall  (Photo by ) From top left Connor Stephens, Brandon Baxter and Douglas White, all former members of Occupy Cleveland that U.S. District Court Judge David Dowd Jr.  of the Federal District Court of the Northern District of Ohio in Cleveland sentenced to prison terms after the trio pleaded guilty earlier this year to a plot to bomb an Ohio bridge between Akron and Cleveland. From bottom Anthony Hayne, 35, (bottom left) also an Occupy Cleveland member who pleaded guilty and has been sentenced also, and Joshua Safford, 23, whose case is still pending as  he undergoes psychiatric analysis. By Kathy Wray Cole