Except for perhaps the right to vote, I contend the right to jury trial is, arguably, the most fundamental right memorialized under our Constitution to restrain our government.
Every time a person is prosecuted and the government agents involved were lazy, corrupt or just plain wrong and the accused does not contest it, a precedent is set for the next person.
America suffers from a rush to judgment. Almost all of us judge on what we think are the facts, which are presented to us by a mainstream media whose agenda is to serve whichever side is more powerful.
Why is Utah pursuing charges against Robert McKell? His alleged victim’s story keeps changing. She’s admitted she doesn’t always tell the truth. And in the preliminary hearing, she had to be reminded of the timeline of alleged events.
After 12 years in prison, having been unfairly convicted, David Hinkson has been inventing many things that will benefit mankind, despite those who have tried to destroy and silence him.
Brad Scott, who was convicted of boating under the influence of alcohol, is presently filing a motion for post-conviction relief, asking the court to reopen his case based on new evidence.
After a five-year criminal investigation and a four-count felony indictment, Jon Matteson was found not guilty on all four charges of income-tax evasion.
Sydney (Butch) and Dorothy Walker are suing their neighbors to protect their property boundaries. The Idaho Board of Professional Land Surveyors should not even be involved in this case while it is being adjudicated
Those who are encroaching on Sydney (Butch) and Dorothy Walker’s property are pushing hard to nibble away big chunks of land for themselves. But the Walkers are willing to fight for their property.
Surveyor ethics require a surveyor not take any action that is detrimental to their client, such as assisting the other side in a controversy.
Sydney (Butch) and Dorothy Walker are embroiled in a property dispute with their neighbors. The dispute stems from a 1977 survey that set the southwest corner of their property more than 300 feet north of its original position.
I know there is real crime that goes unpunished in this county. But what I have witnessed and been through is not right, and only leads me to believe there are others in my position.
On Dec. 24, 2014, minister Fred Luongo, who was previously convicted of “peacefully resisting arrest,” filed an appeal with Florida’s Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Appeals Division.
Attorneys, along with everyone else involved in the Justice System, seem to be just a little too concerned with the bottom line. As is said on the US~Observer’s investigations page, “Welcome to the largest racket in history.”
The US~Observer has taken on the case of Francis Schaeffer Cox, a young Alaskan who was active in the liberty movement and ended up in prison.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. Holding this office should come with great responsibility. However, many Americans are finding he has abdicated his responsibilities.
Many U.S. citizens are afraid of the judicial system, and rightfully so. We no longer enjoy “equal protection” under the law. Yet hope is not lost.
“Wake up, America,” people cry. “Have hope, faith, and heart that the republic can survive,” others proclaim. Honestly, I don’t know why everyone can’t face the reality that it’s dead already.
When an attorney in Oregon was pulled over for speeding, he had an excuse: “The only reason I was going that fast is I had read in the newspaper there was not going to be any cops on the roads due to all the layoffs.”
Rob McKell faces multiple counts of sexual misconduct with his adopted daughter. Felony charges against Nedra McKell were dropped; she pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge. The McKells say nothing happened.
As chairman of the Judiciary Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Bob Goodlatte has a responsibility to investigate a member of the judiciary when he has been accused of committing perjury from the bench. The US~Observer asked him to do so. Goodlatte has refused to respond.
In all, Fred Luongo, a minister who fed the homeless, has spent more than 10 days in jail for “five false arrests,” stemming from a neighbor’s harassment. He’s lost his business, and he hasn’t lived at his personal residence in fear of being wrongfully arrested.
Fred Luongo, a minister and food bank owner of more than 20 years from Vero Beach, Florida, has been forced to close down his nonprofit food bank. Fearing for his life, Luongo hasn’t even lived at his own home for over a year.