Of course, "satisfactory" to Wolf would be freedom.
Nobody will say who told Alsup to let Wolf go. But it doesn't seem as if the defense -- which hasn't convinced the judge to do anything so far -- could have set this chain of events in motion.
Anyway, stay tuned for the details in the Wolf case. In the meantime, watch this new video which offers some pictures (one posted here) of the anarchist protest that Ryan so desperately wanted to see. Listen to the video to hear what the cop with the gun was saying to the political protesters.
The news starts now:
- • CNET News: Wolf case assigned to mediator
• Bay City News (via FogCityJournal.com): Wolf attorney hopeful of mediation resolution
• USA Today's profile of Kevin Ryan, which notes that a change in the Patriot Act II lets the administration fire federal prosecutors and replace them with attorneys without Senate confirmation. (Above, Ryan relaxes in his SF home. Photo for USA Today by Martin E. Kimek.)
• Indy Media's comment on Wolf