Category Archive: pro-government courts

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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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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Jun 03

Federal Prosecutors have been Secretly Viewing Defense Legal Documents for a Decade

Astounding news from the federal courts of south Florida. It has been revealed that the U.S. Attorneys Office has had secret access to all documents used by the defense teams they litigate against for more than 10 years! Some people still think federal courts function according to an adversarial model, with the government pitted against …

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Jun 02

Nevada judge orders defense attorney handcuffed for arguing too zealously

The American criminal courts have collapsed as venues for fairly evaluating criminal claims. Today’s criminal courts overwhelmingly support and favor the prosecution bar and disregard the rights of defendants. Many judges are practically co-counsel with local district attorneys. Here is a story about a Nevada judge who grew tired of hearing a defense lawyer argue …

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Jun 01

4th Circuit Court of Appeals: Government May Track Americans by Cell Phones without Warrant

Astounding blow to privacy from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia. See here. For years the government has been arguing that any information you give up to a “3rd party” is not “private.” Thus, the government may intercept it without so much as a warrant. Although warrants are necessary for government …

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