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Justice to Appease
Opinion Forum ^ | Dec. 1, 2010 | R. B. Parrish

Posted on 12/01/2010 5:19:35 AM PST by CondorFlight

We usually depict Justice as blindfolded, but we never show her as deaf; we know that she — and prosecutors — sometimes dance to the tune of the mob.

A few years ago in an eastern city activists demanded action after police had been unable to stop a rash of assaults against gays. Police finally thought they had a suspect for one incident — a student at a university — and without investigating they arrested him in class during an exam. He was handcuffed and taken to jail late on a Friday afternoon — meaning he would have to remain locked up through the weekend. He was offered release if only he would sign an admission of guilt. He refused; he had been across town at the time of the assault and had video surveillance tape to prove it...

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: courts; crime; justice; rights

1 posted on 12/01/2010 5:19:38 AM PST by CondorFlight
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To: CondorFlight

The influence sodomites have gained is appalling. It is not an accident that the NAZI party was dominated by sexual perverts.


2 posted on 12/01/2010 5:38:49 AM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: achilles2000

In that regard, consider the case of former Navy enlisted man Steve Nary in San Francisco.


3 posted on 12/01/2010 5:43:17 AM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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What’s worse is if the courts should come to accept that they should determine your guilt or innocence based on how public opinion will react to the verdict.


4 posted on 12/01/2010 5:45:16 AM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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To: CondorFlight

There sure are some pieces of scum in the court system.


5 posted on 12/01/2010 6:10:13 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: CondorFlight
In the 1980’s Corpus Christi, TX had a policy of prosecuting a certain number of innocent people for what they referred to as “POPULAR” crimes.

They claimed prosecuting innocent people was a crime fighting tool.

Their thinking was that innocent people would talk about it with their friends more than the guilty would talk about it with their friends. This would in turn inflict fear in people to not engage in what was a perfectly legal activity.

6 posted on 12/01/2010 7:47:39 AM PST by IMR 4350
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