Category Archive: pro-government courts

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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Feb 17

Washington State Supreme Court rules that florist must provide flower arrangements for gay wedding–and pay legal fees for fighting court battle!

Of course, people have widely differing views on faith and marriage. Last year the government of the State of Washington ordered a Christian florist in the Seattle area to provide flower arrangements for a gay wedding. The florist, Barronelle Stutzman, refused to participate in a gay wedding on religious grounds, and challenged the Government’s decree. …

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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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Nov 22

Three judges of British High Court Invalidate Brexit Vote!

A shocking act of judicial arrogance by three judges of the United Kingdom High Court. The Court ruled that Britain can’t leave the EU without having a parliamentary vote to do so. See here. Yet that parliamentary vote already happened with the European Referendum Act of 2015. (Parliament voted to let the people speak on …

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Nov 21

Growth in Jail Population Has Been Mostly Driven by Increased Incarceration of Innocent Inmates

While the jail population in the U.S. has grown substantially since the 1980s, the number of convicted people in jails has been flat for the last 15 years. Detention of the legally innocent has been consistently driving jail growth! See here!

Nov 07

Criminal Justice in Burma: detention without charges, torture, secret trials

From David Wallechinsky’s Tyrants: The World’s 20 Worst Living Dictators: Prisoners in Burma can be held without trial for 3 years. Torture is the state’s most common resource for evidence gathering. Political activists are beaten and tortured as soon as they arrive in jail. “Most political trials take place behind closed doors and the defendants …

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Oct 07

81-year-old woman growing pot plant raided by National Guard with helicopter

Never before in American history has government been so powerful in relation to its subjects. Government ‘law enforcement’ at all levels is now so massively overfunded that it deploys tanks, helicopters and tactical teams to enforce the most trivial laws. Now a retired Massachusetts woman growing a single pot plant for medicine has been raided …

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Sep 05

All U.S. Supreme Court justices are graduates of just three Ivy League law schools. None are Protestants.

. Justices Kagan and Sotomeyer have recently been speaking about the lack of educational diversity on the Supreme Court. See here. Five of the current justices graduated from Harvard Law School. The other three went to Yale. Justice Ginsburg started at Harvard and graduated from Columbia. None are Protestants. While religious affiliation may seem trifling, …

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Aug 14

Baltimore Police totally ignore 4th amendment restrictions

After months of urban rioting and complaints in Baltimore, the U.S. Justice Department commissioned a report into police practices there. The results show a tyrannical local government, drunk on power and gorged on money, openly defying constitutional limits regarding searches and seizures. The report found that in Baltimore, police routinely stop people on the street …

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Jul 24

Turkey becomes a land of mass “treason” arrests and secret court hearings

Headlines blared last week regarding a supposed “coup” attempt to overthrow President Erdogan of Turkey. Whistleblowers have since come forward and provided evidence that Erdogan himself staged the alleged “coup” plot to make himself look better and make his impoverished subjects “rally around the flag.” Such staged, false-flag attacks are quite common in history. Now …

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