Cook County Circuit Court Judge Diane J. Larsen delayed ruling Monday morning on an Open Meetings Act injunction on the May 18 and June 22 City Council meetings, directing plaintiffs to file a new brief that takes into account a new seating policy issued by the City Council Sergeant-at-Arms on October 4. Plaintiffs Andy Thayer and Rick Garcia charge they and other protesters were kept from attending the meetings because city employees packed the Council gallery and prevented members of the public from going to the gallery.

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