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Hoosier Daddy

Larry in Texas Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 12:39 PM
Point 1:Until all the politicians and judges are held to the same rule of law all citizens are held to, our "legal" system will remain, in a word, screwed. Point 2: There should NEVER be ANY appointed judges and there should be a ten year term limit for all of them, including Supreme Court "justices" and ALL politicians. It will remain hopeless without it.

Over the course of the last twenty years, I have taught hundreds of cases highlighting constitutional violations in criminal investigations and adjudications. Some of the cases are so outrageous that it is hard to believe they actually happened in America. Until recently, I considered the 1964 juvenile adjudication of Gerald Gault to be unparalleled as a mockery of due process.

Gault was accused by a neighbor, Ora Cook, of making a lewd phone call that would have been punishable by a maximum of two months in jail and a fifty dollar fine had Gault been an adult. But he was only...