This is a fascinating topic, and yes, it has criminal justice implications.
People around the country and angry, frutstrated, and they are taking to the streets and literally occupying public spaces until something is done about it.
And the news has been largely dismissive, especially Fox News who has been downright mean to protestors (in spite of literally sponsoring Tea Party rallies).
Here is one good and brief discussion of why people should be out there. And it is from FORBES!