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November 25, 2014
Rounding up some blogsphere reactions to events in Ferguson
In part because it is not a sentencing story, I have not had much to say about all the high-profile events in Ferguson, Missouri in recent months. But, not surprisingly, a number of other notable criminal law bloggers have shared some thoughts on the no-indictment news and reactions thereto last night. Here are some of the posts I have seen from bloggers I check out regularly (listed in alphabetical order):
From Paul Cassell, "The Michael Brown grand jury process was fair
From Jeff Gamso, "Close Your Eyes and Pretend Really Hard"
From Scott Greenfield, "The Ferguson Lie"
From Richard Kopf, "Two questions for Jeff Gamso, Scott Greenfield and others with like experience
From Jeralyn Merritt, "Ferguson G. J. Decision : No Indictment, Violence Erupts"
From Bill Otis, "No Indictment in Ferguson, and the Reaction
From Kent Scheidegger, "Perceptions and Realities of Injustice
November 25, 2014 at 11:11 AM | Permalink
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I wonder how many indictments would come out of grand juries if all of the cases presented to them included all of the evidence as well as no recommendations from the prosecutors.
Posted by: Allan | Nov 25, 2014 12:40:02 PM
Few ham sandwiches indicted, Allan!
Posted by: Joe | Nov 25, 2014 4:36:49 PM
Lawyers. What children.
The entire riot is pretextual left wing intimidation. Michael Brown met his fate because he was misled by lawyer traitors into thinking he was entitled to take as he pleases, the rules not applying to his kind, and thought he had the lawyer traitor's protection against the police.
Then these left wing internal traitors use race as a masking ideology, and burn down, mostly black owned businesses with the protection of the lawyer directed police. Instead of saying, shoot to kill, the owners are afraid of being prosecuted for killing left wing attackers. The lawyer traitor will protect left wing attackers and intimidate black business owners from protecting their hard earned property.
Here is one good development, the left wing attackers went to the Federal Court. It is very unfortunate that the lawyer traitors protecting them were not at work, to get attacked by their clients.
I would like to see these left wing rioters go after the federal officials that protect them from public self help. Give them a taste of what they are doing to the entire nation, protecting criminals from being eradicated in public self help. Why self help? Because the criminal law totally controlled by the lawyer traitor protects the criminal and not the public. Why? Because criminals generate a few lousy government make work jobs for these lawyer traitors.
Posted by: Supremacy Claus | Nov 26, 2014 12:42:19 AM
Black direct action groups should beat the left wing asses of the rioters. They torched black businesses, the a-holes. They are not against racism. They are against making a living in a capitalist system. Beat their asses. When the police comes to protect their left wing rent seeking cohorts, beat their asses.
The Governor, a filthy lawyer traitor, withheld the Guard, to enable and protect his Democratic Party terrorists. He catered to their pre-conditions. How do rioters impose pre-conditions on the government unless it is in the hands of filthy lawyer traitors? Governor Nixon should be investigated and impeached after a brief trial
Posted by: Supremacy Claus | Nov 26, 2014 6:46:37 AM
None of the above so called lawyers, has made these blatantly self evident points. I do not differentiate between conservative and liberal lawyers. They are all after only one thing, the rent. They are all blind to the obvious, the Inquisition origin of their profession's business model, including unlawful supernatural central doctrines. The tax sucking parasite will never advocate the shooting of looters of black owned businesses.
Posted by: Supremacy Claus | Nov 26, 2014 6:53:46 AM