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Another U Protester Is Convicted

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27
Month
March
Year
1970
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Another U Protester Is Convicted<br><br>Another 'Universit y student, arrested last fall in a sit-in demonstration in a campus classroom building, has been convicted of creating a contention.<br><br>A District Court jury of six deliberated 40 minutes before returning the guilty verdict against Peter H. Denton, 27, of 1914 W. Stadium Blvd. Denton, a former rent strike leader on the campus, was one of 108 persons arrested last Sept. 26 during a sit-in at the Literature, ■Science and the Arts building on jS. State St.<br><br>i Prosecutor Thomas Shea called five state witnesses including U-M President Robben W. Fleming while Denton took the stand in his own defense and called U-M Prof. Joseph Wehrer and Mark Van Der Hout, a Student Government Council officer. Judge Pieter G. V. Thomassen set May 8 as the date for Denton’s sentencing^______________________