An organization that sprouted in 1968 to defend Vietnam War protesters who had taken over Columbia University is offering free initial legal representation—regardless of financial need—to the hundreds of activists netted in the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.

“This is the First Amendment come alive,” said Wylie M. Stecklow, a Manhattan civil rights attorney working with the National Lawyers Guild Mass Defense Committee. “Nobody is in this for a fee.”

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