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Exclusive Prosecutor Angela Corey letter claiming libel by Florida Times Union
Legal Insurrection ^ | 6-8-2012 | William A. Jacobson

Posted on 06/08/2012 3:48:55 PM PDT by servo1969

What is significant is that Corey reaches out with allegations of libel and the implied if not explicit threat of legal action towards critics. Corey thereby interjects her personal interests in her reputation into her public role as prosecutor with all the power of the state behind her.

Littlepage, in a column today, suggests that Corey has tried to intimidate other critics as well.

Someone in a position of authority in Florida needs to look into this situation, and determine whether Corey’s actions in confronting critics with implied if not explicit threats of libel suits have crossed a line.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: angelacorey; blackkk; corey; dershowitz; florida; floridatimesunion; georgezimmerman; inkbythebarrel; shuddupbitch; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
This ties in with my earlier thread: "Dershowitz: Zimmerman prosecutor threatened to sue Harvard" http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2893056/posts
1 posted on 06/08/2012 3:49:07 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969
When she got on television and announced charges in the most high-profile case of 2012 she forfeited her rights to such claims by becoming a public figure.

Sorry Angela, you lose.

2 posted on 06/08/2012 3:52:14 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: servo1969

I find Corey to be depraved.


3 posted on 06/08/2012 3:53:10 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: servo1969

Rick Scott is on a roll with his battle vs. Holder. He should can Corey and appoint someone else more mentally stable.


4 posted on 06/08/2012 3:54:57 PM PDT by montag813
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To: servo1969

Corey is just another grandstanding, arrogant, obnoxious government “official”.


5 posted on 06/08/2012 3:55:51 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: servo1969

Yeah. Oh yeah. Go right ahead. Sue Dershowitz. You’ll win that one hands down. Go right ahead.


6 posted on 06/08/2012 4:00:52 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (A conservative, a liberal and a moderate walk into a bar. Bartender says "what'll it be, Mitt?")
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To: servo1969

Corey is unfit to act in this role. She needs to be cut loose.


7 posted on 06/08/2012 4:04:54 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free, never has been, never will be (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

She sure doesn’t seem to be aware of that. Libel of a public figure is not impossible, but to qualify the writing in question has to comprise something so bad that it couldn’t even be plausibly believed from the available facts, and has to be backed by actual malice. That is far harder for her to do than railroading Zimmerman which has turned into a very stiff challenge.


8 posted on 06/08/2012 4:10:59 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: Jeff Head

Perhaps Zimmerman has become such a hot potato she doesn’t want it on her plate any more, and jumping the shark like this is her only means of escape.


9 posted on 06/08/2012 4:12:40 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: Jeff Head

(To shamelessly mix metaphors)


10 posted on 06/08/2012 4:13:25 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: servo1969

I despise Ron Littlepage, but even that blind pig finds an acorn every now and then.


11 posted on 06/08/2012 4:16:59 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: servo1969

She’s buying votes in the black community with Zimmerman’s life. What do you expect from someone who majored in marketing in school?


12 posted on 06/08/2012 4:28:23 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Bryanw92

An apparently equal opportunity critic, Littlepage also pans the opposing counsel, Shirk, for appearances of impropriety and compromise.

Further detail may or may not bear out Littlepage’s brick bats, but to accuse him of “libel” — that’s a very steep hill to climb for a public figure.


13 posted on 06/08/2012 4:29:30 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

It has to malice AFORETHOUGHT. Which I always thought was funny when it comes to politicians. If one politicain libels another you KNOW it was planned to hurt his reputation.


14 posted on 06/08/2012 4:31:29 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: Uncle Chip

At best she’s trying to mop the floor with his reputation before the actual arguments have even been aired in the court. Isn’t that a no-no under many states’ code of conduct for prosecutors?


15 posted on 06/08/2012 4:31:29 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Perhaps Zimmerman has become such a hot potato she doesn’t want it on her plate any more, and jumping the shark like this is her only means of escape.

I don't think so.

This IS the way she is. This IS how she runs her cases.

This IS why they picked HER to handle the case.

Not that they thought she could win. That was never the issue. The issue was to focus the attention of the public away from Trayvon. They needed a real 'clown', and they found one.

16 posted on 06/08/2012 4:31:45 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Terry Mross

What other kind of malice could figure? Afterthought?


17 posted on 06/08/2012 4:32:43 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: Terry Mross

Anyhow, malice means more than just taking the worst plausible view of someone. It means a fundamental wish of unjust treatment of that person.


18 posted on 06/08/2012 4:34:17 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: UCANSEE2

Until the big top becomes visible, and then your clown loses the spotlight.


19 posted on 06/08/2012 4:35:26 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

She is always pushing the limits of the statutes, finding loopholes for her unethical conduct, and stretching the limits of the law. Her MO is to overcharge defendants and then compel them into a plea bargain. Keeping GZ locked up is her way of softening him up for a plea deal. That’s what she did to Marissa Alexander but then she refused the plea offer and would up with 20 years for a domestic violence charge.


20 posted on 06/08/2012 4:58:11 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: HiTech RedNeck
and then your clown loses the spotlight.

Like they care what happens to the clown.

21 posted on 06/08/2012 4:59:12 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

The SC used that word. They meant “pre-planned” a lie to purposefully injure one’s reputation. That’s why I say all politicians should be guilty of this. But as you pointed out, when you put yourself out in the public for “approval” you’re asking for it. However, there have been celebrities who’ve won.


22 posted on 06/08/2012 5:03:05 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: HiTech RedNeck


23 posted on 06/08/2012 5:08:03 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: servo1969

If Rick Scott and Pam Bondi do not can Corey ASAP....they will be canned in the next primary.

There is no excuse for this persecution of Zimmerman....and no excuse for this jack booted thug Corey to attack people who criticize her


24 posted on 06/08/2012 8:25:37 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (CNN ratings are so down, Ted Turner asked the UN for relief)
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To: SeminoleCounty
....and no excuse for this jack booted thug Corey to attack people who criticize her

So mob lawyers should not act like mob lawyers ?

25 posted on 06/08/2012 8:43:34 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: servo1969

Wow, this Angela Corey is not the brightest bulb in the knife drawer, that’s for sure.
Being a simpleton AND a scumbag is no way to go through life, hon.


26 posted on 06/08/2012 8:49:46 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“... a hot potato she doesn’t want it on her plate any more, and jumping the shark like this is her only means of escape.”

As mixed metaphors go, this is one I would really like to see enacted on stage.


27 posted on 06/08/2012 9:24:47 PM PDT by manforallseasons
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To: Lancey Howard

“...not the brightest bulb in the knife drawer”

No, but she may be the sharpest knife in the electrical socket.


28 posted on 06/08/2012 9:26:47 PM PDT by manforallseasons
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To: servo1969

she needs to suffer the same fate as nifong


29 posted on 06/10/2012 6:06:09 AM PDT by Cubs Fan (whites are 8 times more likely to be victimized by black criminals than blacks by white criminals)
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To: servo1969

she needs to suffer the same fate as nifong


30 posted on 06/10/2012 6:06:26 AM PDT by Cubs Fan (whites are 8 times more likely to be victimized by black criminals than blacks by white criminals)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks servo1969. “Corey is of Arabic (Syrian) descent.” And a Pubbie. [wiki-wacky-pedia]


31 posted on 06/13/2012 7:05:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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32 posted on 06/13/2012 7:08:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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