Category Archive: Lawless prosecutors

Nov 07

Federal Prisoner Schaeffer Cox—Wrongly Convicted in 2011 Conspiracy Case—Resentenced to 15 Years

Tacoma, WA. November 5, 2019. Antigovernment News Bureau. Francis Schaeffer Cox, the charismatic young founder of the Alaska Peacemakers Militia, was resentenced to 188 months (some 15 and ½ years) imprisonment—a significant reduction from his previous sentence of 26 years imprisonment. Cox was convicted in 2012 of a variety of firearm and explosive offenses and …

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Sep 04

MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN THE JEFF WEINHAUS CASE

The officer who shot Weinhaus was previously diagnosed with extreme PTSD and tested positive for mind-altering drugs immediately after Weinhaus’ shooting; yet prosecutors hid this information from Weinhaus’ defense lawyers. Jeff Weinhaus, the Missouri activist journalist who was gunned down by state troopers in 2012 and then sentenced to 30 years for assaulting an officer, …

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Apr 26

Saudi government executes teenager for social media posts about government

A 16-year-old Saudi boy posted several comments about anti-government protests on WhatsApp. The boy was severely tortured, shocked with electricity, threatened with the murder of his family, and made to sign a confession without an attorney. This week the boy was convicted of “terrorism” on the basis of his tortured confession, and beheaded before a …

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Mar 10

Defense Attorneys Notice Secret Hidden Microphone in their Inmate Client Meeting Room–and are Ordered to Keep Quiet About It!

A declassified document has been recently found attached to a court filing in a federal court case. The document reveals that defense lawyers for the alleged bombers of the USS Cole quit the case after discovering a microphone in their special client meeting room. Even more startling is that the lawyers were ordered not to …

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May 08

Martin Armstrong and the American justice system

Those of us with the most intimate knowledge of the U.S. justice system are well aware of its absurdities and failings. But few have thought about the evils of the U.S. criminal courts as much as Martin Armstrong. Now Armstrong is out with a brilliant essay on American justice that is worth reading. “Only an …

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Apr 09

Government is the biggest burglar of all: “asset forfeiture” actions in 2014 took more money than all (nongovernment) burglaries combined

While Americans slept, government has been drastically increasing its numbers of “asset forfeitures” against innocent Americans (who are not charged with any offense). U.S. attorneys seized an estimated $12.6 billion between 1989 and 2010. And the numbers grew rapidly over that period. The growth rate during that time averaged +19.4% annually. Analysis by Armstrong Economics …

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Mar 31

Justice Department has been unlawfully recording visits between prisoners and their defense lawyers

One of the most fundamental rights of a prisoner is the right to have candid attorney/client visits protected by the attorney/client privilege. Jails and prisons assure defense lawyers that their visits with inmates will be unrecorded. Lawyers and prisoners commonly wonder (only half-jokingly) if prison facilities are secretly recording their visits. (As the courts have …

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Nov 26

Prosecutors increasingly stack indictments with multiple counts in order to ensure convictions

American prosecutors have learned that conviction rates generally go up when additional charges and defendants are added to criminal cases. Consequently, state and federal prosecutors routinely stack indictments with multiple (repetitive) counts so that juries will be more likely to convict defendants. A study of thousands of criminal cases found that when a defendant is …

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Aug 16

Iowa man ARRESTED for displaying flag upside-down

. An upside-down flag is an internationally known symbol of distress, siege or protest. An Iowa man displayed the U.S. flag upside down to protest a pipeline issue near his property. Local authorities ARRESTED the man for “desecration” of the flag. See here.

Jul 04

Newspaper editor (and his lawyer) charged with felonies for filing public records requests

Journalism which supports the state is probably the world’s safest profession. Journalism which attacks, critically investigates, or undermines the state has always been one of the world’s most dangerous professions. Now a reporter in Georgia, along with his attorney, have been arrested and charged with FELONIES for filing public records requests regarding a powerful local …

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