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"...it's difficult to find a fraud of this size on the U.S. court system in U.S. history... where you have literally tens of thousands of fraudulent documents filed in tens of thousands of cases." Raymond Brescia, a visiting professor at Yale Law School

* "Los Angeles County got the best courts that money could buy". KNBC (October 16, 2008) * "Innocent people remain in prison" LAPD Blue Ribbon Review Panel Report (2006) * Los Angeles County is "the epicenter of the epidemic of real estate and mortgage fraud." FBI (2004) * “…judges tried and sentenced a staggering number of people for crimes they did not commit." Prof David Burcham, Loyola Law School, LA (2000) * “This is conduct associated with the most repressive dictators and police states… and judges must share responsibility when innocent people are convicted.” Prof Erwin Chemerinksy, Irvine Law School (2000) * "Condado de Los Angeles tiene las mejores canchas que el dinero puede comprar".KNBC (16 de octubre de 2008) * "Las personas inocentes permanecen en prisión" LAPD Blue Ribbon Panel de Revisión Report (2006) * Condado de Los Angeles es "el epicentro de la epidemia de bienes raíces y el fraude de la hipoteca." FBI (2004) * "... Los jueces juzgado y condenado a un asombroso número de personas por crímenes que no cometieron." Prof. David Burcham, Loyola Law School, LA (2000) * "Esta es una conducta asociada con los dictadores más represivos y los estados de la policía ... y los jueces deben compartir la responsabilidad, cuando es condenado a personas inocentes." Prof. Erwin Chemerinksy, Irvine, la Facultad de Derecho (2000)

Thousands of Rampart-FIPs (Falsely Imprisoned Persons) remain locked up more than a decade after official, expert, and media report documented that they were falsely prosecuted, convicted, and sentenced in the largest court corruption sandal in the history of the United States...

Blue Ribbon Review Panel report (2006):


Nuestro derecho a acceso los expedientes publicos, nuestra libertad y nuestros derechos humanos fundamentales están todos conectados en las caderas!

10-10-01 Corruption of the California courts noticed by the United Nations

In summer 2010, the staff report of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations, as part of the first ever, 2010 UPR (Universal Periodic Review) of Human Rights in the United States, noticed and referenced the Human Rights Alert April 2010 submission, pertaining to "corruption of the courts, the legal profession, and discrimination by law enforcement in California".

10-10-01 United Nations Human Rights Council Records for 2010 Review (UPR) of Human Rights in the United States

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

11-12-21 Indefinite military detentions in the United States // Indefinida detenciones militares en los Estados Unidos // 在美国军方无限期拘留

The issue is at the center of controversy in the United States, and President Obama first threatened to veto it.  That threat never materialized. The first ever US president, who had in his past served as US constitutional law university professor, signed into law a provision which effectively suspends Habeas Corpus, in direct contradiction with the US Constitution.

It should also be noted that already in 2010 the United Nations Human Rights Council called upon the United States to restore the right for Habeas Corpus, which was effectively suspended a few years earlier, through the erection of GITMO and other "black hole" CIA prisons around the world.

2) Recent US media reports:a) NYT
December 15, 2011, 11:41 AM

The Sound of One President Caving

For a while, the administration encouraged people to think that President Obama would take a stand against the unnecessary and very dangerous provisions that Congress jammed into the annual National Defense Authorization Act. He threatened to veto the whole bill in order to block new rules that would mandate the military custody of most terrorist suspects, and officially sanction their indefinite detention, without due process.
Yesterday, the president backed down, completely. The White House announced that he was satisfied with a slightly watered-down version of the bill that was approved by conferees from both houses and would sign it. (I’ve written about why the bill is a really, really bad idea here and here.)

b) NYTDecember 15, 2011, 1:11 PM

More Rubble From the Military Detention Cave-In

There are a few issues I didn’t get to in my previous post on the National Defense Authorization Act, which President Obama has indicated he’ll sign.
The first is whether certain provisions in the law give the president and the Pentagon the power to detain American citizens in a military facility, possibly for life, without a trial. Lawyers I talked to today said that the bill is pure mush in a lot of areas, including this one.

c) WasPostPosted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Occupy D.C.: 11 arrested while protesting National Defense Authorization Act

By Katie Rogers
[The NDAA is central to recent Occupy protests, including a hunger strike. -jz]

Protesters from the Occupy movement march in front of the White House on Dec. 7. (JONATHAN ERNST - REUTERS)

During a march in front of the White House on Monday night protesting the National Defense Authorization Act11 were arrested, including protesters from Occupy D.C.’s McPherson square encampment.

The $662 billion measure approved by both houses of Congress would significantly expand the military’s power to detain terrorism suspects indefinitely. The group was demanding President Obama veto the bill.

Protesters were arrested after getting “too close” to the White House gates, according to Occupy D.C.’s Twitter feed. A roundup of photos and tweets from the protest are after the jump.

Arrests coming at anti NDAA march at White House #occupydc #occupy #ows http://t.co/GoESNGx0

After arrests at White House NDAA protest (2) #NDAA #occupydc #ows http://t.co/xJwsD88Z


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After a week without food, protesters are feeling the effects of deprivation but remain committed to their cause.

Meanwhile, after three of his fellow protesters broke their 11-day hunger strike Monday afternoon, Adrian Parsons is still continuing on without food. Tuesday, he vowed to remain striking until Christmas and used Twitter to document visits from the D.C. Department of Health, interact with reporters and retweet his supporters.
@DOHdc second visit to #hungerstrike, occured this AM. "we're not concerned about your politics, we're concerned about your health." (1/2) Tue Dec 20 15:19:25 via Twitter for iPad [] Adrian Parsonsadrian_parsons
More on Occupy D.C.:
Occupy D.C. protesters go to Baltimore church

One D.C. hunger striker persists

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Please Sign Petition - Free Richard Fine // Por favor, Firme la petición - Liberar a Richard Fine

RICHARD FINE was arrested on March 4, 2009 and is held since then in solitary confinement in Twin Tower Jail in Los Angeles, California, with no records,  conforming with the fundamentals of the law, as the basis for his arrest and jailing.

Richard Fine - 70 year old, former US prosecutor, had shown that judges in Los Angeles County had taken "not permitted" payments (called by media "bribes"). On February 20, 2009, the Governor of California signed "retroactive immunities" (pardons) for all judges in Los Angeles. Less than two weeks later, on March 4, 2009 Richard Fine was arrested in open court, with no warrant. He is held ever since in solitary confinement in Los Angeles, California. No judgment, conviction, or sentencing was ever entered in his case.

Please sign the petition: Free Richard Fine -