Los Angeles, March 22 - Citizens United v Federal Election Commission (08-205) is no doubt one of the landmark decisions of the US Supreme Court. It was reported to have accorded corporations First Amendment rights. However, a valid and effectual copy of the February 22, 2010 Judgment in the case - a historic document - is yet to be discovered...
Most recently, the US Office of the Solicitor General could not locate the records, but efforts to access the February 22, 2010 Judgment, to inspect and to copy, continue.
- Feb 22, 2010 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
- "Issuing" of orders and judgments, which are neither certified, nor entered, is a common fraud in the lower courts. [[ii]] Request for review of the evidence of the fraud in the computerized records of the US District Courts and Courts of Appeals (PACER and CM/ECF) was previously forwarded to Harvard Law Professor Yochai Benkler, an expert on computers and the law. [[iii]]
- The February 22, 2010 Judgment was not found among the online records of the US Supreme Court.
- The online records of the US Supreme Court [[iv]] also show that the Journal for January 21, 2010, the date of the presumed decision, is missing the typical introductory remark, found in many (but not all) dates of seating of the court, regarding certification and entry of the orders and decisions. For example, on January 25, 2010, the immediate next seating of the Court, the Journal says:
- The Chief Justice said:
- "We have issued orders today, they have been duly entered and certified, and filed with the Clerk." [underline added -jz]
- The March 29, 2011 response from Office of Solicitor General to FOIA Request, states:
- Neither of these records were found in review of records maintained by the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG).
- The March 24, 2011 response from the Civil Division of the US Department of Justice to FOIA request states:
- Request was also forwarded to parties in the case, for a copy of the judgment, which was supposed to have been noticed and served. One party responded that the February 22, 2010 Judgment was neither served nor noticed, in apparent violation of Due Process rights. No party responded that a February 22, 2010 Judgment was either noticed or served.
- Previous attempts to discover valid and effectual judicial records in paper court files of the US Supreme Court uniformly failed. Access to the electronic records of the US Supreme Court was and is denied, in apparent violation of First Amendment and Due Process rights.
Reports of the United Nations Crime Prevention Center on "Strengthening Judicial Integrity" list missing court records as a cardinal sign of judicial corruption. [[v]]
- So far, the records of Citizens United v Federal Election Commission (08-205) remain vague and ambiguous, like the vague and ambiguous records of Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad, 118 U.S. 394 (1886), where the Supreme Court was reported to have recognized corporations as persons for purposes of the Fourteenth Amendment.
- Citizens United v Federal Election Commission presumably accorded corporations First Amendment rights. However, the First Amendment right of the people, for access to valid and effectual records of the Supreme Court of the United States, to inspect and to copy, is denied.
- The US Supreme Court's electronic case management system remains under a veil of secrecy, in apparent violation of First Amendment and Due Process rights. Claims of online publication of false and deliberately misleading records by the office of the Clerk of the US Supreme Court were part of the previous request for impeachment of Clerk William Suter. [[vi]]
[i] 11-03-16 Citizens United v Federal Election Commission (08-205) in the Supreme Court of the United States - Review and Compiled Online Records