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With the marauding puppets disassembled and the last handful of protesters pleading their cases in court, the Midnight Special Law Collective has decided it’s time to pack up its blue Toyota Tercel and head west. Founded after last November’s World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, the mobile legal team road-tripped to the District to conduct nonviolence and jail-solidarity training workshops for the World Bank/International Monetary Fund demonstrators. Headquartered for the past two months in a Mount Vernon Square food bank, the group also worked with local attorneys to provide pro bono legal advice to many of the 1,300 protesters arrested during the demonstrations. Midnight Special member Jennifer Travis describes her stint in D.C. as a cross between The Practice and The Real World. “Living in a house with 20 other people, it’s pretty impossible to get a private moment,” she says. Travis looks forward to hitting Los Angeles, where up to 50,000 protesters are expected to converge on the Democratic National Convention in August. Lauri Apple