Freedom of information as a prophylactic against tyranny

An unemphasized consideration in the Rubashkin case is the role of open-government laws in abating inappropriate prosecutorial and judicial conduct.

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An unemphasized consideration in the Rubashkin case is the role of open-government laws in abating inappropriate prosecutorial and judicial conduct.

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  • mtv

    Thank you Robert, A government that “can do no wrong” is the first step to tyranny.

  • ELois Poole-Clayton

    It is a misfortunate, that many cases(NOT frivolous), has NOT been reviewed properly OR totally denied review, causing litigants to be charged, ILLEGALLY, because of HIDDEN FOIA documents! This 'practice', must be stopped, for this is ONLY an enhancement of the 'Prison Industry', which is the reason why many cases are categorized in the 'backlog' field! Cases as such, should be brought up for review and the judges in these cases,who knowingly commit partial behavior, should be cited for NOT conducting themselves in an 'IMpartial' manner. PS: This is the case in Clayton V. Horwitz & Erica Faaborg AND Clayton V. Lisa Madigan! The judges in BOTH cases, INTENTIONALLY ERRED, in validating misconduct in these cases by the attornies who were involved in these cases, including in Dr. Linda Shelton V. Lisa Madigans' case! PPS: The issues surrounding these cases, are FALSELY protected by the BBB, because according to the Illinois BBB, and the ARDC(who covers for these corrupt lawyers/judges);ARDC who stated in a complaint reply on Blake Horwitz, "because Horwitz has never been prosecuted before, he won't be this time either". These individuals who simply pay their member fees, is given a AAA rating, simply because they pay their membership dues;overlooking the fact that they have committed MISCONDUCTS in the courtroom and the judges in these cases allows it to happen, with the assistance of the Appellate courts. Judge James EGAN at the Daley Center, room 2205, ALSO, was allowed to commit misconduct in the case, Clayton V. The City of Chicago, when he stated(BEFORE the TRIBUNAL), that, "The city of Chicago, can't be sued";"you can't sue the City of Chicago". Upon I WINNING that fake criminal case against I, (after fighting this case for OVER 2 years), Lisa Madigan(knowing I WON) FALSELY(intentionally delaying judgement for I, the plainiff), had the federal court clerk, SWITCH dates, for I being appointed counsel for the Horwitz case. ALSO, I was NOT properly informed(in a 'TIMELY' manner), of this supposed dismissal of my CIVIL case, which upon I learning of this dismissal(done on 08-31-2010;switched on the day I arrived(by way of appointment) for help concerning the Horwitz case. The MISCONDUCTS that exist in Illinois/Daley Center/Chicago courts, is unexceptable and there should be a punishment for such misconduct, MORE along the lines of DISBARMENT from practicing law AND the JUDICIARY REPORT BOOKS(of Illinois), should be UPDATED, to include such individuals, as judge James DOYLE(X judge in Kane County courts, who was made to step down for his many misconducts in his then Kane County courtroooms), were acknowledged.

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