Los Angeles California Sheriff Lee Baca Found Guilty Is Only The Tip of The Iceberg

Los Angeles California Sheriff Lee Baca Found Guilty Is Only The Tip of The Iceberg


Los Angeles California Sheriff Lee Baca Found Guilty Is Only The Tip of The Iceberg
What happened in Los Angeles County is only a fraction of what is really going on behind closed doors in almost every police department in America today. This is why so many people have lost faith and respect. The sheer lack of control, integrity, morals and honesty which we expect from the image of a police officer. If you don’t know why the armies of people against “bad cops” has risen then you have not yet been victimized or have someone close who has been. Do you realize how easy it is for police to lie, falsify reports and hide evidence? The fact that our laws can be used against us and to stop us from reporting crimes by police is insane and totally unjust. However it goes on, everyday and our government fails to protect us, investigate honesty, fairly and objectively. It took a huge number of victims before the government did anything, when it takes one dead cop for them to do something against us. Our tax dollars, our public servants being used against us and no one listens when a victim comes forward. In fact it’s worse, if you do come forward and file a complaint or report corruption you’re terrorized, violated and victimized. Read the story of Cary-Andrew Crittenden who came forward with evidence who wanted only to help a disabled woman. He did the right thing and took a stand. What did police do, manipulate the law, commit perjury, falsify reports and steer a jury to find him guilty of a crime he did not commit. The goal to stop Cary-Andrew Crittenden from exposing an entire corrupt Santa Clara County.

Now that we know Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca is guilty as charged investigations and prosecutions should continue and go deeper. Los Angeles County should not be part of the investigation because it’s so badly infected with corruption itself as it is.

The question still goes unanswered “When Police, Judges, Lawyers and Government commit crimes or abuse “Who do you call?”.

Lee Baca, the once powerful and popular sheriff of Los Angeles County, was found guilty Wednesday of obstructing a federal investigation into abuses in county jails and lying to cover up the interference.

The verdict, which jurors reached on their second full day of deliberations, marked a devastating fall for a man who in his 15 years as sheriff built himself into a national law enforcement figure known for progressive ideas on criminal justice issues. Baca, who is 74 and suffers from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, now faces the likelihood of time in federal prison.

Baca showed no emotion as the verdicts were read in a packed downtown courtroom.

“I disagree with this verdict,” Baca told reporters afterward. “My mentality is always optimistic. I look forward to winning on appeal.”

Speaking outside after the verdict was read, the jury foreman, a 51-year-old salesman from Los Angeles, knocked down Baca’s central claim that he was unaware of the malfeasance others in the department were carrying out.

“The leader runs the ship,” the foreman said. “He made the choice to be there. Step up to the plate and be responsible.”

The conviction is a significant victory for a team of public corruption prosecutors from the U.S. attorney’s office who opted to retry Baca following a mistrial late last year. In that trial, the jury deadlocked 11 to 1 in favor of acquitting the former sheriff.

Acting U.S. Atty. Sandra Brown said “this verdict sends a clear message that no one is above the law…. With a career in law enforcement, he knew right from wrong. And he made a decision that was to commit a crime … and when the time came, he lied — he lied to cover up his tracks.” READ THE ENTIRE STORY

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Out of Control Santa Clara County California Racketeering by Judges and Government

Racketeering Socrates Manoukian Ryan Mayberry Santa Clara County Corruption

ln 2012, Attorney Ryan Mayberry altered documents in court record to case 1-12-CV-226958 to facilitate the fraudulent eviction of Heidi Yauman from Markham Plaza Apartments in San Jose, California. Ryan Mayberry was paid to commit this fraud by his neighbor, Duncan Lee Pullen (AKA Lee Pullen), who, at the time was director of Santa Clara County Aging and Adult Services. (The embezzled payment was laundered by calling it “Attorney Fees”). The judge who presided over the case was Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian.  Attorney Ryan Mayberry removed references from documents referencing to docket no.  2010-1-PR-166693,  and California State Assembly bill 937

(CLARIFICATION:  2010-1-PR-166693, led to ABC News Story which led to AB937.  There were also references to suspicions that A.B.1288 may have been financed with missing 72.5 Million from 2009 Public Guardian Audit – Judge Manoukian appears to have had financial interest in both assembly bills )  (This info was deleted from documents by attorney: Ryan Mayberry  and these documents were altered to fabricate the appearance of a threat)   

 Assembly Bill 1288 created a loophole in California probate code sections 2900 & 2901, allowing public guardian’s in every California County to seize assets and real estate in a manner which  violating due-process  ( A fundamental, constitutional guarantee that all legal proceedings will be fair and that one will be given notice of the proceedings and an opportunity to be heard before the government acts to take away one’s life, liberty, or property. Also, a constitutional guarantee that a law shall not be unreasonable )

“Public guardians and conservators: authority: property held in trust. Existing law authorizes a county public guardian or conservator to take temporary possession or control of real and personal property of a person in the county who requires a guardian or conservator, as specified,   if the property is subject to   loss, injury,   waste,   or misappropriation. Existing law authorizes a public guardian to issuea written certification for purposes of taking possession or control of property in this regard, which may be recorded and which is effective for 15 days after the date of issuance. Existing law requires a financial institution or other per son, without inquiring into the truth of the written certification and without court order being issued, to provide the public guardian information concerning property held in the sole name of the proposed ward or conservatee and to surrender to the public guardian property of the proposed ward or conservatee that is subject to loss, injury, waste, or misappropriation. Existing law immunizes the financial institution or other person from any liability for any act or omission of the public guardian with respect to the property”

(It is interesting to say the least, that Santa Clara County Social Services director: Will Lightbourne, who was responsible for the missing 72.5 Million dollars was promoted to director of California Dept. of Social Services with a very impressive benefits package )  Crittenden had been asked to investigate whether there was a connection between these events and had been warned by coalition member connected with an investigation that an associate of Lightbourne with seat on California State Legislature may covertly interfere with proceedings to 1-12-CV226958 and another court case in San Mateo County.

Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian had direct financial interest in assembly bill 937 because passage of the bill would hinder his ability to profit from seizure of real estate through the collusive relationship between court department 19 and department 3 – (Honorable Judge Thomas Cain) Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian was functioning as “Probate court linebacker”, manipulating results of department 19 proceedings in a manner which would affect corresponding proceedings in department 3. The revenue flow Judge Manoukian would receive from department 3 kickbacks would be directly impacted by passage of this California State assembly bill.

These financial transactions which may be evidence of bribery and money laundering are beliebved to inconstant with Judge Manoukians documented assets on his ( 700 forms / Statement of economic interest )/

Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian interrogated Mr. Crittenden in court (1-12-CV226958) about an   FBI Investigation and another investigation deliberately mishandled by Lightbourne’s staff into matters relating to Judge Manoukian.”

The fraudulent court documents (with fabricated threat) were then used to deny Markham Plaza resident Robert Moss accommodates pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act.  A short time later, Robert Moss was discovered dead in his apartment: (2000 Monterey Road, Apt. 409, San Jose, California) after not being allowed access to groceries and medicine and outside assistance from advocate / tenant rights activist: Cary Andrew Crittenden

Santa Clara County deputy district attorney James Leonard was homicide prosecutor at the time Robert Moss’s death which does not appear to have been investigated.  (Late October / Early November 2012) A 2016 audit revealed that during the same 2012 time period, some improprieties were discovered at the Santa Clara County Coroner’s office involving mishandled autopsies.

At the June budget meeting, Dr. Michelle Jorden, the medical examiner, said the “conflict posed by the current operating structure is well known,” and she alleged that the sheriff’s office has since at least 2012 “impeded the examiners from receiving evidence necessary for the determination of cause and manner of death.”  —-> Read more

On November 16th, 2012, shortly after Robert Moss’s death, a suspicious transaction appeared in Santa Clara County’s Grantor/Grantee index under James Leonard’s name which may be a bribe. The document number associated with this transaction is   21955252.

REFERENCES:
https://www.laprogressive.com/courts-squelch-dissent/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HICvFF1hgKE
http://pdfsr.com/pdf/email-to-santa-clara-county-deputy-public-defender-amanda-parks-from-janet-phelan-regarding-maliciou

In the process of reviewing Crittenden’s allegations and his several arrests, this reporter did a search for James Leonard’s financial transactions vis a vis his home loans, on the Santa Clara County Grantor Grantee index. It is known that members of the government legal profession, be they district attorneys or judges, have laundered pay offs through their home loans.

The search for Leonard’s home loan history produced concerning results. It appears that Leonard has reconveyed loans on his personal property no less than ten times in the past fourteen years. This excessive loan activity is generally seen as a red flag, indicating that a public official may very well be feeding at the “pay off/bribe/money laundering” trough.

This information was forwarded to the Santa Clara County DA’s office and a request for reply was tendered. At the time of going to press, no reply has been received.”

In 2013, Cary Andrew Crittenden began receiving harassing and threatening phone calls from Santa Clara County Sheriff detective David Carroll demanding that he not bring attention to fraud which occurred in 1-12-CV226958, and ordered not to pursue a whistle blower complaint and a complaint to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Detective Carroll also attempted to interrogate Crittenden about an FBI investigation involving Santa Clara County superior court docket no. CC781308

In 2014 Cary Andrew Crittenden, Santa Clara County Sheriff Detective David Carroll and Deputy District Attorney James Leonard framed Cary Andrew Crittenden on fake harassment charges (DOCKET C1493022) for his participation in campaign to address a fraudulent declaration submitted by Robert Ridgeway in case  1-12-CV226958. This fraudulent declaration, which was likely a contributing factor in Robert Moss’s death, referred to nonexistent video evidence claiming Mr. Crittenden was residing at Markham Plaza Apartments.  Detective David Carroll filed a false police report 14-182-0167 with very little factual basis to serve as “smoke screen”  Robert Ridgeway’s wife, Santa Clara County Sheriff Deputy Aleksandra Ridgeway also participated in false police report.

Crittenden appeared before Judge Rodney Jay Stafford and was lied to my deputy public defender Jeffrey Dunn about the charges filed against him and not allow to read statute or police report. Mr. Crittenden pled guilty to one charge of PC653 under duress and coercion for allegedly sharing an image on facebook that could “potentially make Robert Ridgeway feel harassed” After pleading no contest to one count of violating pc 653, a second count was added naming Deputy Aleksandra Ridgeway as victim. Judge Rodney Jay Stafford then issued two fake CR161 criminal protective orders against Crittenden for “Robert Ridgeway” and “Aleksandra Ridgeway” the fake court records seemed to imply that the coalition had petitioned “Aleksandra Ridgeway” to answer for the statements made in her husband’s fraudulent court declaration. Crittenden was placed on formal probation. (Crittenden followed up repeatedly by email requesting terms and conditions of probation in writing and was refused) Crittenden was also not informed of his Morrissey / Vickers Rights

On October 16th of 2014, Crittenden prepared a “Marsden Motion” and motion to withdraw plea “guilty” and appeared in court before Judge Rodney Stafford. Upon entering the court room, Sheriff Deputies seized Crittenden’s court documents and arrested him for publishing a news article about the facts of the case, and the malicious prosecution. Mr. Crittenden was led by sheriff deputies from the courtroom and placed in a holding cell with cardboard over the window where he was then tortured by Santa Clara County sheriff deputies.

On October 31st, 2014, Crittenden was brought to court and while waiting in holding cell, a Santa Clara County Sheriff deputy told Crittenden from outside a court holding cell that he needed to do whatever he could to get out of jail as quickly as possible or Heidi Yauman would be beaten up, raped and killed. This holding cell was adjacent to holding cell where Crittenden was tortured by Santa Clara County Sheriff Deputies on October 16th 2014.  Afterward, Crittenden was led into Santa Clara County court department 42 before Judge David Cena. Crittenden was represented by Santa Clara County Deputy Public Defender Thompson Sharkey who told Crittenden that under the terms and conditions of his probation which he agreed to, he had waived his first amendment protections to criticize government officials established by New York Times V. Sullivan Supreme Court Decision and that by publishing a news article about the facts of the case, he had violated the terms and conditions of probation and if the matter was brought to trial, he could face 3 year prison sentence but if he admitted to publishing the news article and agreed to a fake CR161 Criminal Protective order naming “James Leonard”, then he would be released from custody on November 5th. When Crittenden asked what the purpose of the fake CR161 criminal protective order was, Thompson Sharkey replied: “To get out of jail” Crittenden pled guilty to “violating probation” and was released from custody early in the morning of November 5th,2014, a few hours after Judge Socrates Manoukian’s wife, Patricia Bamattre-Manoukian was re elected to California’s 6th district court of appeals ( Crittenden’s false arrest and imprisonment prevented him from gathering signatures for Notice of intent to recall Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian, which if published, likely could have effected re election of Judge Patricia Bamamatre-Manoukian to California’s sixth district court of appeals)

See https://thefraudcouple.wordpress.com/

Crittenden reported to Santa Clara County probation department and asked probation officer Doug Davis for the terms and conditions of probation in writing. Crittenden was then finally given paperwork showing terms and conditions of probation which showed that he had waived his 2nd amendment rights and 4th amendment rights, but he had not waived his first amendment rights and therefore DID NOT, IN ANY WAY, SHAPE OR FORM, VIOLATE THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PROBATION by publishing a news article informing the public about the facts of the case and the fraud that had occurred. Officer Doug Davis was then replaced by officer Michele Martin.

Early 2015, a complaint was filed with Santa Clara County Sheriff Department Internal Affairs Unit (2015-09) against Detective David Carroll which contained several allegations, including falsifying police report. Each allegation to complaint was handled individually and passed over to the Santa Clara County Public Defender’s office which has team of 30 investigators whose responsibility it is to investigate falsified police reports such as 14-182-0167. The Sheriff Department’s Internal affairs unit and public defender’s office both failed to investigate allegations and both refused to interview or include witnesses, including retired judge, U.S. Congressman and others.  Santa Clara County Sheriff Lt. Neil Valenzuela sent Criitenden letter lumping all allegations together with disposition of “unfounded”  The sheriff department then continued to hammer out a series of falsified police reports with Crittenden’s name and if Crittenden dared ever to object, he would be accused of “harassment”

Approximately March 25th, 2015, Cary Andrew Crittenden was arrested in Palo Alto, California by Santa Clara County Sheriff detective Samy Tarazi and accompanied by Lieutenant Elbert Rivera, who placed Crittenden’s coffee cup up to Crittenden’s lips and pressed (As if to take DNA) The false arrest was for fabricated probation violation after web banner was discovered on internet with logo belonging to the organization “Copblock” which referenced to the falsified police report that was filed by Santa Clara County Sheriff Deputy Aleksandra Ridgeway to cover up the manslaughter committed by her husband: Robert Ridgeway in case 1-12-CV226958.  During the 40 days Crittenden sat in jail, neither the Sheriff Department or Public Defender made any effort to contact the publisher (contact information was published with the banner.)  Sergeant Samy Tarazi falsified police report which included several untrue statements, falsely stating that “Crittenden had been arrested for harassing deputy James Leonard” (A reference to the blog article regarding and being told by attorney Thompson Sharkey that he had waived his first amendment rights)   See https://thefraudcouple.wordpress.com/

Detective David Carroll had been removed from the case and there was sufficient documentation regarding the stalking, harassment and threats against Crittenden by detective David Carroll that occurred prior to original arrest demanding he not bring public attention to the matter. While in custody, a fraudulent motion to disqualify district attorney’s office was filed by Santa Clara County Deputy Public Defender Amanda Parks, claiming the grounds for motion was because “James Leonard was named victim” when the real reason for motion to disqualify was likely because James Leonard was homicide prosecutor at time of Robert Moss’s death.   The motion to disqualify was heard by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Michele McCay McKoy who was also homicide prosecutor for Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office when Robert Moss was discovered dead. The perjured motion to disqualify contained “Declaration of Facts” that WERE NOT FACTS, but attempts rather to reaffirm the string of falsified police reports and fake court records which the public defender’s office knew to be false, yet they refused to investigate. The VOP charge was eventually dismissed and deputy district attorney James Leonard (and subordinate prosecutor Alexander Adams) were replaced by deputy district attorney Barbara Cathcart  who then proceeded to railroad Crittenden on fabricated charges in case C1527283 based on false reports, fabricated evidence and lies. mounds of exculpatory evidence was excluded and Crittenden was not allowed to call witnesses to his defense.

After gag order was issued against Crittenden in October 2016 by Judge Sharon Chatman prohibiting him from speaking about the crimes committed against him, a second death was reported, that of Charles Sydney Copeland which is also linked to Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian and covered up by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office.

Dad’s final request November 14, 2016 10:47 am (Pacific time)

In Memory of a VETERAN who has FALLEN DEFENDING HIS RIGHTS, IN THE COUNTRY HE SERVED. My father CHARLES S. COPELAND was a Navy Vet, retired from NASA. I witnessed the public guardian Shawn Parr laughing and stating “it’s like stealing candy from a baby!” outside the courthouse when they conserved my Dad, after falsely stating he was not a vet!!! They transferred 10 million in assets to Hai P Tran, the VP of Fidelity, the Trustee for Santa Clara. Mortgage Companies were used to immediately remove all equity, and my father died fighting to recover his estate which was distributed through Tran to associates of the County’s family trusts. My father was left dead in Tran’s house for 3 weeks, and the DA refused to investigate! He failed to appear, after asking for expert opinion of evidence presented by Tran’s attorney, Ann Nguyen of Robinson and Wood. I filed complaints against Judge Grilli who granted final assets to Tran’s relative (which were not conserved) with the Commission on Judicial Performance, and the President Erica Yew recused herself because she was a Partner of Robinson and Wood, and sits on the bench with Grilli, approving final distributions of conserved assets. Robinson and Wood also represents the mortgage companies used to remove all equity from estates. Attorney John Foley was assigned special notice as conservatee’s attorney, and Michael S. Miller was used to transfer all assets to Tran, with the Public Guardian’s approval. Coincidentally, M.S. Miller lost his license to elder fraud, (assoc of Grilli’s former partner?? through Miller & Grilli???)! This proves lack of judicial oversight and possible RICO actions. Grand jury reports revealed over 70 million in unaccounted public guardian assets!!! They also investigated the coroner’s office which had 3 coroner’s quit due to corruption the year my dad was found dead in Tran’s relative’s house where they left him for 3 weeks while they finished stealing everything he ever worked for. They are organized crime! Tran has hundreds of similar transactions throughout every county in CA through Fidelity etal! William Foley is the Chairman of Fidelity (rel of John Foley?), Michael Miller has a PAC, LLC. I believe its a corrupt political funding machine!!! Manoukian was the last judge to preside in the case prior to my father’s suspicious death!!! Tran was arrested in Santa Clara and taken back to O.C. for hiring a hitman around the same time! see news report! They are organized, experienced, and believe they are above the law, because they have infiltrated and abused it for their own financial gain!!! They are all taking a piece of the pie. They have their corrupt people in place! 2 doors were kicked in and I got a call from a man names John Zimmerman (Pres. of Robinson and Woods!) after filing my complaint! My Dad’s final request for expert opinion of his case evidence will be fulfilled!

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Gavin Seim says it best and talks about what millions of Americans experience in court every day. The perjury, crimes, failure to follow law and respect the constitution

how far is santa clara county california judge socrates manoukia and da james leonard willing to go to cover up murder

How to Bribe a Judge

How to Bribe a Judge

How to Bribe a Judge

This is the real problem in America today, the key to almost all injustices. The fact is judges are really nothing more than a lawyer who found his way to the bench. An image forced upon the public of someone with integrity, morals, empathy and fairness. The truth is its all about greed, cold hard cash and weak people who sell your family out for theirs. The problem extends even deeper to prosecutors and public defenders all who obey the bar and Commissions on Judicial Performance. Problem is they’re all in bed with each other and when it comes down to justice or them they’ll always rule in favor of themselves. It’s a gang which bans any member from exposing them.

Ever wonder why Police who obviously murder people with video or audio evidence never get prosecuted? It’s because police are in bed with the courts, the entire relationship is flawed and built to fail. Police won’t prosecute the court nor will the court prosecute police.

“How to Bribe a Judge” Assistance With Debt Repayment is Sure to Gain His Favor. Taking out large sums of money in the form of property loans and later paying them back is one method that a judge might employ to conceal the fact that he or she is being enriched from an outside source.  When a judge’s income is inadequate to serve as the source of loan repayments, it is likely that the funds are coming from somewhere else.

Are we making sociopaths into judges who seek power, greed and control?

Judges Involved in Multiple Property Reconveyances

By JANET PHELAN September 11, 2009

SAN BERNARDINO, CA — Several years ago, all of the county’s probate and conservatorship cases were moved to the Redlands Courthouse, and most of these cases were subsequently heard by Judge James M. Welch.

Recent documents obtained by the Sentinel point to suspicious financial activity by Welch, who at one point in time was the presiding judge of San Bernardino County. Welch was featured in an article in the Sentinel on June 12th of this year in a lengthy exposé regarding questionable business practices by Melodie Z. Scott, a professional fiduciary and conservator for the elderly. Scott is President of C.A.R.E., Inc., located at 25 E. State Street in Redlands, right around the corner from the courthouse.

The activities by Scott cited by the Sentinel as questionable involved giving conservatee property to her own family members, overcharges on her clients’ accounts, missing monies from clients’ accounts, selling conservatee property at bargain basement rates only to have the property jump in value and resold the next year, withholding medical care from conservatees resulting in death, and allegations of possible undue influence on judges.

The documents uncovered relating to Judge Welch reveal that he has mortgaged his primary residence, located in the 300 block of La Colina in Redlands several times in recent years, encumbering it with loans which could not possibly be paid back on a judge’s salary in the brief turn-around time indicated by the reconveyances (repayment of loans). The document numbers and the size of the loans follow:

In 1998, Welch and his wife, Ginny, took out a loan for $217,200 on their La Colina residence, which was fully paid back in March of 2003. The reconveyance document number attached to this transaction is 2003-0173087.

In February of 2003, James and Ginny Welch took out another loan on their residence, this time for $234,000. This was fully paid back by June 10, 2004, as listed in document number 2004-0410928.

Another loan was taken out by the Welches on May 17, 2004, as listed in document number 2004-0353533. This loan was for $358,965.71.

Messages were left with Welch’s secretary, inquiring as to where the money was going and how he was paying these loans back. The possibility that Welch was taking out loans and investing the money, then paying back the loans with the proceeds was considered and discarded. For the last seven years, Welch has reported to the Fair Political Practices Commission on his form 700 financial disclosure statements that he has no investments.

A query was also left with Judge Welch’s secretary as to three property transactions recorded in neighboring Riverside County, attributed to a James Michael Welch, Trustee.

Judge Welch has declined to comment. Presiding judge Jim McGuire issued a terse letter on August 12th, 2009, in response to an inquiry from the Sentinel about the Welch loans and Riverside County transactions. McGuire stated:

Please be advised that I have received and reviewed your letter of August 11, 2009. Please be further advised that I am an administrative presiding judge and, therefore, my review jurisdiction is limited. Nothing contained in your letter is of a nature over which I would have review jurisdiction. Any request for review or investigation by me is, therefore, denied.

There has been no confirmation or denial from the court as to whether Welch’s exodus from his probate assignment in Redlands had any bearing on the recent media scrutiny given his actions as a judge or his apparent bias towards cases involving Melodie Scott, who recently launched a legal protest concerning the denial of her fiduciary license by the California Professional Fiduciary Bureau.

This practice of judges taking out large loans appears to be widespread and crosses county boundaries. Information gathered on Commissioner John McCoy and Judge Sharon Waters (both of Riverside County) has recently been turned over to a Riverside County district attorney investigator, Jeff Chebahtah. While Chebahtah has acknowledged receipt of the information on the Waters and McCoy loans, he has at press time refused to assign a complaint/case file number. The practice of accepting evidence and refusing to assign a tracking number has been previously explored by this reporter in an article entitled: “How the California Justice System covers up crimes against the elderly: A method to the madness” and appears to be deployed when either the matter is too trivial for the district attorney to take seriously or when there is a political agenda to keep the report out of the system and thus not to investigate at all.

Parenthetically, both McCoy and Waters were recently and consecutively removed from an active case in Riverside Superior Court, following a protest lodged that the loans smacked of pay-offs or bribes.

In San Bernardino County, Judge Steven Mapes ascended to the bench in 2007 and currently sits on Barstow court, following his tenure as an deputy district attorney in San Bernardino. Mapes has also been involved in the loan program, apparently going back to 1998, when he took out a loan on his home on Patricia Drive for over $155,000. He subsequently took out further loans on his property, including loans for $100,000 in 2001 and 2002, another loan for $307,500, also in 2001, one for $88,500 in 2002 and a loan in 2004 which was in excess of the value of the house, recorded at the tax assessor’s office as $427,528. This loan was taken out for a resounding $493,000.

More recently, in 2006, he again borrowed money against his property. Since 2001, Judge Steven Mapes has received seven different reconveyances on his loans.

From: Janet Phelan, “Judges Involved in Multiple Property Reconveyances,” The San Bernardino County Sentinel, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, September 11, 2009.  Janet Phelan is an investigative journalist.  She can be contacted at janetclairephelan@yahoo.com.  Reprinted in accordance with the “fair use” provision of Title 17 U.S.C. § 107 for a non-profit educational purpose.

We’d like to think our justices and judges are defined by respect, duty and impartiality. But behind that iconic black robe isn’t always a tireless drive to uphold the Constitution and laws of the United States. Some of the most revered judges are worse than the criminals they should be sentencing. Below we examine five corrupt judges who will make you question your faith in the legal system.

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Campbell County grand jury issued an indictment charging General Sessions Judge Amanda Sammons with four counts of official misconduct

Courts Robbing and Abusing Seniors

Courts Robbing and Abusing Seniors

Courts Robbing and Abusing Seniors
Having been a police officer I trusted in the legal system. I was so wrong, the problem is our legal system is nothing more than a false image. An image of trust, integrity and justice which really does not exist. The fact is I had to become a victim to see through all the lies and hype. The first surprise are the costs involved in seeking justice. Why is it something they claim we all have a right to is one of the most expensive businesses in America today? What you end up finding out is our legal system is not about justice it’s about money.

I watched lawyers blatantly lie to legally steal. Yes get that straight, it’s no different than someone breaking into your home or holding a gun to your head getting you to give up your possessions. Yet when it’s done before a judge in a court of law none of that matters. What’s worse is these totally dishonest lawyers and judges do this to the weakest, defenseless people on earth our seniors. It’s a game where they hide behind “We’re protecting them” yet they’ll dump their on the street the moment the money runs out. If this was about protecting or serving then money would have nothing to do with it. It’s a scam, a lie and the biggest business in America today. Judges hide behind marshals, court room walls and immunity of a black robe. They have no morals, shame or empathy and they rarely wish to see their victims. While not all judges and lawyers commit these heinous crimes and abuses the number of them who do is staggering.

Where it get’s really obvious that the system is broken is when you try and report those involved. How it’s all ignored, delayed and then even protected. Victims are often extorted by the court when they go public. Life savings are given away like candy, control of someone’s life is granted to the worse people. Those people usually are the ones who bring the victims into the court system where the vultures take their turns sucking them dry. Senior homes billing thousands each month, lawyers forced upon the victims by the court who are not directly paid by the victim. Probate investigators who know the point is they only get paid if it all continues so why expose it to stop it?

When I thought I had it bad I found social media and was astonished that I was not alone. In fact this is going on in every court in America today, every city, state and county. It’s too easy and almost impossible to expose. Even big names are sucked in like Mickey Rooney and Britney Spears. Because it’s about control, controlling the money of others and stealing it from them.

Imagine one day you wake up and are carted away to a medical facility where someone has reported you as mentally ill. You’re really not, you’ve just been over medicated. Yet you’re sluggish, weak and unable to respond. The next thing you know the facts have been manipulated and perjured and you’re locked in a home where the drugging continues. A judge never sees you and everyone who get’s involved will be generously rewarded. All they need to do is hide behind the lie “We’re protecting them” and act as if their doing so. The fact is your the only one whose not being protected. The person who becomes your guardian or conservator takes control of your life. Makes all the decisions and reports to the court. Now with the court behind you they have added immunity and powers. The option to demand forced medications, a locked facility and how your life savings will be spent.

Once an independent person trying to enjoy your golden years your life is suddenly a prison and hell. Loved ones are “legally” kept away so they can’t be supportive or help. Your mail is forwarded so you have no idea what legal proceedings are actually taking place against you. You fall deeper into depression and you’re becoming institutionalized by a system that’s main motive is to bill you till the money is gone. All the rules of conservatorship or guardianship are rarely followed and your constitutional rights now mean nothing. The judge does not care and you become just another case number. Evidence gathers dust and reports of violations have no weight. The only way to help is money because our courts are all about money not justice. When that money runs out your hopes of ever helping that person disappear. It still goes on today after a decade of lies and dishonest lawyers who help hide it. My story in detail here

Think this is just me then check out just one of hundreds of sites at National Association to Stop Guardian Abuse victims

Check out these videos where even the media is shut out to hide the abuse. The games they play are all based on doing this only to people with assets and hiding behind the false image of “we’re protecting them”

Santa Clara County public guardian under fire for isolating elderly ABC 7 NEWS
The spokes person Lee Pullen for Santa Clara County who appears in the video below is using the “false image” that they’re just protecting. But what you don’t see it how they’re really isolating, over medicating and liquidating the victim. They’ve destroyed this woman’s life keeping her loved one from her. She no longer has any rights even if they claim she does because the judge does not enforce the law or rules. It’s a business, a scam and employs the lowest form of human trash who prey on the weak, disabled, defenseless and innocent.

AAAPG’s documentary: BROKEN-The Fallout from Guardianship Abuse

Investigating the Public Guardian

Mickey Rooney’s emotional testimony on elder abuse

Robbed & Silenced: Elder Guardianship Abuse in Florida

Dorothy Wilson, Guardianship Abuse Victim, Thanksgiving

Mysteriously no longer a judge, Candace Joan Beason the monster who allowed legal stealing and perjury in her court fades away when exposed. These are the judges who get triple digit salaries and abuse their powers to help some lawyers get away with murder and crime. Glendale California Lawyer Christopher Overgaard perjured his petition and abused law to make thousands of dollars. Philip Barbaro Jr. who charged $100 more per hour was hired and billed to Gertrude Gettinger’s estate to hide the crimes of Christopher Overgaard and his client Sylvia Schmidt
Canace j beason los angeles superior court judge probate California The ignore perjury and crime scam

Corruption is Legal in America Let’s make it Illegal

Corruption is Legal in America Let's make it Illegal

Corruption is Legal in America Let’s make it Illegal
Researchers at Princeton University preformed a study to ask “Does the government represent the people?”

They went through 20 years of data from nearly 2000 public opinion surveys and compared it to the policies that ended up becoming law. They concluded:

“The preferences of the average American appear to have only a miniscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.”

“90% of Americans have essentially no impact at all.”

Take an idea that has very little public support (say 5%) and there’s a 30% likelihood of it becoming federal law.

Take an idea that has massive public support (say 80%) and there’s a 30% likelihood of it becoming federal law.

The Government isn’t doing what the public want.

Getting to the Root Cause of the Problem

Money has a powerful influence and public opinion doesn’t seem to carry much weight.

The rules are very different for the economic elite who can afford lobbyists and pay-offs because it’s legal to buy political influence in America.

In the last five years the 200 most politically active companies spent 5.8 billion dollars influencing the government.
It’s Legal to Buy Political Influence in America. Let’s Make it Illegal

This video explains the situation extremely well:

Make it Illegal to Buy Political Influence in America with the Anti-Corruption Act

Lobbyists write the laws and politicians are “bought” all the time.

The problem is that the “brought” politicians and business elite are not breaking any laws. The Anti-Corruption Act is attempting to change that by making it illegal to influence politics through the use of money.

It’s possible to go around congress using the Ballot Initiative process. No politicians required as it lets the citizens pass their own laws and it all begins at the local level.

Watch this video for a superb explanation:

The act was written by top constitutional scholars conservative and liberal alike to stand up to the toughest scrutiny. Here’s the direct link to the .pdf file:
AACA_Full_Provisions.pdf
The official American Anti-Corruption Act website: anticorruptionact.org

Please add your name to join the fight here: represent.us

Conservatorship Abuse Fugitive from Injustice Danny tate

judge randy kennedy courts are used to steal and abuse Conservatorship Fugitive from Injustice Danny tate

Conservatorship Abuse Fugitive from Injustice Danny Tate
We all start out with the goal of going to court in search of justice and being heard by an objective, honest judge with integrity. The fact is far too many people find out the hard way that many judges are in fact nothing close to honest and totally lack any integrity. Judges often are nothing more than bad lawyers who couldn’t hack it in the legal field and found their way to the bench.

The problem is monsters like this are given immunity and power to which allows them to be “above the law”. When victims encounter them the legal authorities above do little to nothing to protect us or remove them from the bench. They are in fact also part of a bigger problem the broken justice system in America which is not about justice rather cold hard cash and greed.

Think this is not true then take a look at just one website with the victims. Danny Tate is one of thousands of victims each year who are abused, robbed, terrorized and sometimes murdered by people who hide behind the “Guise of protecting us from ourselves”. Get this one fact straight “they do it for money nothing else” because when the money runs out these lawyers, judges, government and folk disappear faster than they appeared. These are the lowest form of humans on earth, vultures, leeches and whores who wear expensive suits, drive high end cars and live in upper end neighborhoods. They’re frauds who hide behind an image and the law.

More on Tennessee Judge Randy Kennedy

Probate courts aren’t generally viewed as a common locale for the fight of a lifetime, but in Fugitive from Injustice, Nashville musician Danny Tate shares a detailed account that exposes the calculated, systemic abuse that too often resides in these often quiet and seemingly unobtrusive legal venues.

In October 2007, David Tate went before Davidson County Probate Judge Randy Kennedy claiming his brother Danny’s drug addiction had reached a life-threatening point.  Danny Tate’s history of dependence also included an 18-year run of sobriety.  Signing a power of attorney so his brother could pay bills while Tate was in rehab was a step intended to help return the musician to that more productive life course.  Never did he dream that this power, along with his financial resources, would be used to institute a conservatorship effectively removing his civil and property rights.

The public is generally disinterested or dismissive of probate abuse – at least until it happens to them. Disinterest manifests with a common position that “these things can’t happen” while the dismissive stance usually includes “you must have done something to deserve it.” Besides being patently wrong on both counts, these mindsets are also dangerously naïve.

Disgruntled family members, wannabe heirs and/or unscrupulous attorneys abundantly populate our society. These parties in concert with assorted members of the legal industry (judges and other court-related personnel) can functionally weaponize the court system to the total detriment of an unsuspecting target.

Financial professionals from CPAs to banks sometimes play a role. Conservatorship abuse cases from across the country surface routinely reveal Adult Protective Services (APS) employees, professional guardians, social workers as well as medical personnel responsible for evaluations (physical and psychological) and even proprietors of facilities that house incapacitated or disabled individuals involving themselves in questionably motivated cases. Call it asset looting, property poaching or estate hijacking – any of these parties can (and too often do) derive direct or indirect benefit from abusive probate actions. READ THE ENTIRE STORY

Nashville songwriter Danny Tate won back control of his life and finances in 2011 — or what was left of them.

Now Tate is petitioning a Tennessee appeals court for the return of hundreds of thousands of dollars in attorney fees that were paid out of his bank account during the drawn-out court battle over whether Tate was legally competent to control his own finances.

Stripped of his legal rights by a court that ruled that his use of crack cocaine had left him incapable of managing the $600,000 in his account, Tate battled the ruling for almost three years.

In May 2010, he was found competent and the conservatorship of his estate was lifted. But by then, there wasn’t much of an estate left. The money he once had in the bank was all but gone, his credit rating was in tatters and the 2010 Nashville flood had swamped his home.

“If every musician who’s ever struggled with drugs needed a conservatorship, you’d have to lock up 70 percent of Music Row,” Tate said.

“Once they clean you out, you have no ability to seek legal recourse.”

A quirk in Tennessee conservatorship laws meant attorneys on both sides of the case drew on Tate’s estate to pay their legal fees. Attorney Michael Hoskins, who represents Tate, said he is asking the appellate court for at least $176,000 in reimbursement for legal fees, although that figure could rise.

Tate estimates his estate could be billed another $250,000 to $300,000 in outstanding legal fees. The appeals court ruling could come any time in the next six to 18 months, Hoskins said.
Full story here

READ THE BOOK

Danny Tate’s autobiography of his life under conservatorship is available through Amazon. An autobiography focusing on the years the author has been subjected to conservatorship abuse. The reader will be shocked that this is happening in America today. Without a crime, Danny Tate was forced to live on the lam as a fugitive. This is Cane and Abel meets One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest meets Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, but with a guy, and a lot of Shawshank Redemption unredeemed.

(the following written by)
by Brantley Hargrove:

Danny Tate wasn’t in court in early December to plead for the return of his constitutional rights. He couldn’t be — not unless he wanted to be handcuffed and thrown into a lockdown psychiatric ward at Vanderbilt University Medical Center a third time, or shipped to some out-of-state in-patient rehab.

That’s what he thought his estranged brother, David, seemed to have in mind. If that happened, Tate, a divorcee, could lose all custody of his two young daughters.

So instead of appearing in court as his fate was hashed out by opposing attorneys — both of whom, in a bizarre legal quirk, were clocking hours on his dime — Tate was at the Adventure Science Center with his little girl.

It had been a little more than two years since Tate’s brother had petitioned the court for a conservatorship over him. This legal arrangement — in which the court declares someone incapacitated and a ward of the court after being presented with “clear and convincing evidence” — is akin to civil death. The ward loses control of his finances, his property, even his ability to enter into legally binding contracts.

The conservatorship allowed David to seize control of every aspect of his brother’s life, from the royalty money he earns from album cuts, to the equipment at the studio where he composes talk show jingles, down to his cell phone, his car and his email account. Legally, Tate became a ghost.

Source:  Nashville Scene, January 21, 2010

The problem is police “REFUSE” to do anything and when they’re aware a court is involved its certain nothing will be done. Police are in fact in bed with the courts not matter how you look at it and this problematic relationship is the crux of the problem in America today when it comes to the justice system. Police and the courts know this thus they get away with crime and murder, they’re in fact “Above the law”. This is why police can outright murder people on video and get away with it. Why judges and lawyers are allowed to manipulate the system to avoid prosecution for those with money or position.

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Tennessee Judge Randy Kennedy charged with more Corruption
Woman files complaint against judge
Court-Ordered Hell — how an errant judge and a controlling sibling stripped Nashville rocker Danny Tate of his money, his livelihood and his legal rights
Probate Court: The largest business in the world (and the deepest, darkest, dirtiest, yet wealthiest secret of our government) (TN)
Probate Judge Randy Kennedy: Nashville’s one-man wealth redistribution machine (TN)
Musician Danny Tate’s conservatorship: a case of caring or corruption? (part one)
Musician Danny Tate’s conservatorship: a case of caring or corruption? (part two)
Musician Danny Tate’s conservatorship: a case of caring or corruption? (part three)
Pauper v. Probate: Tennessee on Trial

Impeach Judge Randy Kennedy Part 1

Impeach Judge Randy Kennedy Part 2

Danny Tate’s Court Hearing 6/11/10 on News Channel 4

The Danny Tate Story

Legal Abuse Syndrome

American Bar Association Journal summarized a new study finding that workplace bullying “is rampant at law firms, but many law firm leaders are reluctant to punish the offenders.”

Our courts are not about justice, if they were then having a lawyer would not cost $250+. Yet American’s are brain washed to think going to court is all about justice prevailing. The fact is money prevails and often the real criminals get away with crime and abuse because they’re better liars.

Going to court can affect your health and well being. If you don’t know about “Legal Abuse Syndrome” then educate yourself and use it to your advantage.

Written by “Legal Abuse Syndrome” Dr. Karin Huffer, MFT

It is odd to be a marriage and family therapist sitting in court with clients sorting out ways to assist them as they suffer from disabling stressors. Any observer can see stress eating away at the judges, the lawyers, the litigants, and those who come and go. No one is spared.

Over the years, observing in court and the adversarial process, I unearthed fresh roots leading directly to the causes of legal abuses and often attrition of my clients’ cases. Regularly, buried deep in the rings of the case, were slander, misinformation, and deception treated as facts. Once asserted on the official record, these pretexts became points and issues to be litigated before the original conflict could be heard. They were carefully honed to unfairly defeat my client in the justice system. Many of those were roots underlying invisible disabilities struggling to function in the esoteric realm of a courtroom. Many suffered from psychiatric injuries from war abroad or warring at home. The war did not give away to justice in the courtroom. Those who abuse power simply have a new battleground and gun their victims down with paper bullets and words designed to exclude, dehumanize, and annihilate their final hope and last dollar. Instead of justice, these persons with disabilities were impoverished and left with the scars of traumatic stress layered upon their already existing problems.

It is time to pause and look at the disabling conditions caused or made worse by abuses of power. As an advocate, I have the privilege of using the ADA to prevent:

  1. The courtroom being misused as a weapon or tool of theft.
  2. Slander, use of lies, and misinformation to create extreme stress.
  3. Stress injuries – purposeful creation of stress for strategic advantage making litigation a public health problem.
  4. Forced losses of assets, children, and the products of life’s work.
  5. Victims losing by attrition instead of a fair adjudication of evidence.
  6. Lawyers fearing the stigma of using the ADA for themselves or their clients.

I determined that SOMETIMES A PERSON NEEDS HELP FROM A SKILLED, SENSITIVE, COURAGEOUS individual to be by their side.  That realization set the trajectory of my life’s work.  I founded EAA, Equal Access Advocates, and, with the beautiful job of Senator Harkin and many legislators and activists, decided it was time to make the ADAAA a reality for persons with invisible disabilities who must face our judicial system.  The prestigious John Jay College of Criminal Justice took the bold step of certifying ADA advocates by using my syllabus for training.  The course is underway with the first certified advocates to graduate mid-September, 2016.

By now, I have a thorough picture of the support needed to offset the health and life’s consequences of extreme stressors from litigation.  An advocate, using a consistent standard of care carrying out the letter and intent of the ADAAA, attends court by the litigants side, in person or electronically.

Support may include some of the following, but basically, the idea is that the client, lawyer or litigant, not feel alone and excluded.  First, the advocate is trained in on-the-spot counseling/ coaching skills that can be administered in the halls of the courthouse.  I apply coaching when my client’s self-esteem has been attacked.  The usual bullet is the “c” word, “crazy,” but there are others.  Second, I help the attorney and the client stretch the budget to bring the case to closure (many attorney fees are wasted sorting out emotional and personal issues that are best served by the advocate or a therapist).  Third, I act as liaison with medical and legal professionals.  If something needs to be relayed to the disabled litigant, it is often easier and quicker to go through me.  I speak in court only to address ADA issues or cue the judge that an accommodation is to be triggered.  Advocates do not get involved in the legal case or are they activists while on a case.  And finally, I assess and design accommodations for each client.  This can be tricky with invisible disabilities, but compared to many physical disabilities, these accommodations are the cheapest and easiest for the courts.  The accommodations require mostly kindness, patience, and consideration, not architectural changes.  The entire matter is confidential.  Clients need not fear stigma from using the ADAAA.

If my client is accused of lying about the disability or are intruded upon violating their confidentiality, I do not hesitate to file a grievance or complaint to the Department of Justice.

The work is rewarding because we see justice evolve replacing a bullying perversion of the promise of due process of law. It is done by the powerful mandate of the ADAAA.

Clients complain of the unfairness and corruption of our courts.  However, when we have Certified ADA Advocates on hand and the client has equal access to the proceedings couched in the private protections of the ADA, somehow, the courts seem much fairer and much less corrupt.

Join with EAA—training our way to justice for those with invisible disabilities.

Sincerely,
“Legal Abuse Syndrome” Dr. Karin Huffer, MFT

More links
Dr. Karin Huffer’s Sage Advice On Legal Abuse Syndrome; PTSD
Dr. Karin Huffer, Associate Professor in Counseling and Forensic Psychology at King’s International University
“Warning: Protracted Litigation Can be Hazardous to Your Health”
Revisiting Dr. Karin Huffer’s “Legal Abuse Syndrome”

Huffer invokes the term “Institutionalized Abuse of Power” to characterize a legal system that may inflict a heavy price on those at the wrong end of the power spectrum. Powerfully adverse business interests buoyed by teams of attorneys can fuel lengthy, stressful, and expensive legal proceedings that sap one’s physical and emotional health, family relationships, career and employment status, and financial well being.

The road to recovery includes healing from the trauma of that experience, in addition to dealing with whatever events prompted legal process in the first place. Huffer also offers advice for those who have experienced legal abuse syndrome, her “Eight Steps to Recovery”:

  • “Debriefing”
  • “Grieving”
  • “Obsession”
  • “Blaming”
  • “Deshaming”
  • “Reframing”
  • “Empowerment”
  • “Recovery”

Uncomfortable read for lawyers and judges
A lot of lawyers and judges aren’t going to feel comfortable reading Legal Abuse Syndrome. It does not pull punches, and to some the book will come across as being overly polemical. Furthermore, those who treat clients and parties to lawsuits with respect and dignity may feel unfairly maligned by the harsh characterizations in the book.

But I would urge those folks not to take offense. Too many lawyers and judges are profoundly unaware of the emotional consequences of their actions and the system in which they work, especially the often aggressive world of litigation. Empathy for those ensnarled in legal matters can run low.

It’s also sadly the case that too many lawyers and judges don’t care that much about these emotional consequences, blithely justifying their actions on assumptions of how legal actors and systems are supposed to operate. The worst among our profession may even get a perverse satisfaction out of inflicting emotional injuries upon others.

Bullying in the legal profession
The culture of legal institutions comes into play as well. Just today, for example, the American Bar Association Journal summarized a new study finding that workplace bullying “is rampant at law firms, but many law firm leaders are reluctant to punish the offenders.” This piece by Deborah Cassens Weiss further reported that “Ninety-three percent of surveyed leaders at the nation’s top 100 law firms reported bullying at their firms” and that among “all of the surveyed firms…, the most common problem, cited by 89 percent, was bullying and lack of respect.”

Let’s consider the implications of this study. A significant share of the nation’s most prominent law firms harbor cultures of bullying and disrespect. These law firms are most likely to represent the wealthiest, most powerful business interests, and sometimes governmental interests as well. (Concededly, most also do pro bono work on behalf of impoverished individuals and underserved causes, but not in ways that directly conflict with the legal and business interests of paying clients.)

Bullying behaviors run downhill. If a culture of bullying and disrespect governs how attorneys treat one another within their own law firms, then how will their clients and opposing litigants fare when dealing with lawyers who have been schooled to think that interpersonal abuse is the norm for their profession?

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How Many Presidents do What They Promise?

How Many Presidents do What They Promise?

Lets face it, it’s never what they say they’ll do but what they actually do. Why is it that lying “perjury” is allowed by the top person in government? We see this time and time again that laws are only for the public and often abused and ignored by government. Even our courts are a joke which are based on money not justice. It’s all about getting you to believe their lies and if you discover this fact they’re not held accountable.

Many people did not vote because they did not approve of either candidate. Why does it always have to be about money? We need it to be about honesty, integrity and a person who has the highest morals that are not affected by greed or cash.

President Donald J. Trump preached his populist and nationalist gospel in his first speech as the nation’s 45th chief of state, pledging an “America first” creed.

“The forgotten men and women of this country will be forgotten no longer,” the businessman and former reality television star said in front of the U.S. Capitol on Friday.

As raindrops fell on the crowd gathered on the National Mall, Trump said he planned to “transfer power from Washington, D.C.” to the people, taking swipes at longtime politicians, some of whom stood just over his shoulder. He told Americans that “you will never be ignored again,” repeating his campaign pledges to push companies to return jobs to the U.S. and to rebuild American infrastructure.

“We must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies, and destroying our jobs,” Trump said. “Protection will lead to great prosperity and strength. I will fight for you with every breath in my body and I will never ever let you down.”

How Many Presidents do What They Promise?
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Trump inauguration speech: ‘Protection will lead to great prosperity and strength’
Donald Trump’s full inauguration speech transcript, annotated

“Today’s ceremony, however, has very special meaning because today, we are not merely transferring power from one administration to another or from one party to another, but we are transferring power from Washington, D.C. and giving it back to you, the people.”

Trump promised to do these 10 things on his first day as president

A look at 10 of the key promises Trump made for his first day as president:
1. Introduce a constitutional amendment for congressional term limits.
2. Freeze hiring for the federal government to reduce payrolls, although the military, public safety and public health agencies would be exempt.
3. Ban White House and congressional officials from becoming lobbyists for five years after they leave the government.
4. Announce plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico or withdraw from the deal.
5. Formally withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
6. Lift restrictions on mining coal and drilling for oil and natural gas.
7. Remove any Obama-era roadblocks to energy projects such as the Keystone XL pipeline.
8. Cancel U.S. payments to U.N. climate change programs and redirect the money to U.S. water and environmental infrastructure.
9. Stop all federal funding to “sanctuary cities,” places where local officials don’t arrest or detain immigrants living in the country illegally for federal authorities.
10. Suspend immigration from regions associated with terrorism where vetting is difficult.

How Many Presidents do What They Promise?



How Juries are Manipulated to Help Police get away with Murder

How Juries are Manipulated to Help Police get away with Murder

How Juries are Manipulated to Help Police get away with Murder? In fact this goes deeper how judges can make up their own laws and rules to make them immune if found to have accepted bribes.

Imagine you tax paid public servant is bribed with your tax dollars to rule against you in court?

What’s worse is what the California Legal Bar does to ANYONE WHO EXPOSES THEM, the disbar them. Sound familiar as this is what Law Enforcement does to anyone who exposes them. Good luck finding the so called “Good Cop” who has his life salary on the line.

If you’re amazed how a cop can shoot someone in the back, plant evidence and have it all caught on video only to be found “NOT GUILTY” then you’re not alone.

What the public needs to understand is how easy it is for a judge to manipulate a jury. Remember the judge decides what is admitted as evidence, even how a case can be. What the jury should look at and what they should ignore are all things judges influence.

Recently there was a case where a Los Angeles County Sheriff over-reacted and put a gun to an unarmed man’s head. It was all caught on video and audio with the exception of what took place after the man was removed from his vehicle.

Basically what happened to Ken Sheppard

How the officers made up their own story what took place, manipulated the scene and evidence as well as stopping the recording process to cover their actions. This is actually very common.

The victim  later filed a lawsuit against the county of Los Angeles and who do you think won? What more people need to be aware of is the fact it’s been proven that almost all Los Angeles county judges accept bribes from the county so they’ll rule in the counties favor. It’s so obvious and done with your tax dollars yet no one stops it.

The state even went to far as to make up a law which protects dishonest judges if they’re found to have committed crimes.

Now keep this in mind when watching the video done after the trial by Jasmyne Cannick. You’ll note the trial was manipulated by the judge so the jury had no choice.

This video is what initially happened to Ken Sheppard PART ONE

What initially happened to Ken Sheppard PART TWO

Now listen to what happened during the trial and how the county won and twisted the facts

This is the COMPLETE Ken Sheppard video

As far as the county of Los Angeles bribing judges and whose behind it read on or GOOGLE “Attorney Richard Fine”

Lawmakers seem indifferent to the system of corruption that has become a way of life in the state’s judicial system.

In January 2016 Dr. Richard Fine, Ph.D.; JD, was interviewed to learn about his efforts to expose the system of judicial bribery in California. In that article, I explained how Dr. Fine was caught up in a brutal battle of retaliation created against him by California judges, because he publicized unlawful payments given to those judges.

The payments were given by county governments to superior court judges who were employees of the State of California and receiving a full salary for their work. He was unlawfully jailed for 18 months under coercive confinement and had his law license revoked for speaking out against this corruption. Please read the previous article for the full details:

American Judicial System for Sale: Bribes and Corruption now the Norm

Unlawful Payments to Judges are Called Bribes
The unlawful system of “supplemental compensation” paid to California superior court judges began in the 1980s. Even though these payments have been declared illegal by the courts, county governments continue to make these payments to judges today.

In California, judges are paid a salary by the state government to provide impartial services. However, in approximately 30 of the 58 counties, the judges receive supplemental benefits in the form of annual payments from county government.

We are not talking about small amounts of money. In Los Angeles County, for example, annual payments to judges are in excess of $57,000 per year. [1] 90% of judges in California receive these supplemental payments. [2]

The official position taken by Los Angeles County is that these payments are part of an incentive program to attract highly qualified judges and to retain them in their positions. [3] The problem is that judges are elected and are not attracted or retained by these payments. Instead, the payments function as bribes for favorable court decisions benefiting the county governments that pay the money.

READ THE FULL STORY:

LA County Bribing Judges Declared Illegal: But Who Will Uphold Justice in LA?

Counties Continued to Increase the Supplemental Payments to Judges

When the terms of all judges expired in January of 2013, the counties did not discontinue the payments and they did not keep them at 2008 levels. Instead, they continued to increase the payments.

The payments are once again illegal, because the counties overstepped their authority by increasing payments given to judges after 2009. Only the California legislature has the exclusive authority to adjust payments to its judges. When the legislature passed the 2009 law, they in effect set a new compensation level for judges that was to remain in effect until January 2013 and was not to be modified by the counties.

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Court clerk at center of massive bribery scheme forged records for drunk drivers and others, prosecutors say

Don’t think judges are the root of all the injustices taking place today? Think again about what goes on behind courtroom walls and why they don’t want you to know

More evidence and what’s being done
The California Judicial System is in a Crisis

What is SBX211 which was written behind the backs of everyone to help judges get away with crime “Yes to be ABOVE THE LAW”.
This bill would provide that no governmental entity, or officer or employee of a governmental entity, shall incur any liability or be subject to prosecution or disciplinary action because of benefits provided to a judge under the official action of a governmental entity prior to the effective date of this bill on the ground that those benefits were not authorized under law. Given to Judges for taking bribes. (SBX211)

SBX211 Retro Active Immunity given to California judges for openly taking bribes. Judges are employees of the State they receive their pay and benefits from the State. The Los Angeles Superior court judges are currently receiving an additional $57.688,00 from the county of Los Angeles. there is no bigger user of the court than L.A. County.(A party to the case and has a financial interest in most cases in the courts) Those payments were found to be unconstitutional / illegal in Sturgeon vs Los Angeles County. After that decision the judges paid a lobbyist to pass SBX211 ( RETRO ACTIVE IMMUNITY )

SBX211 does not restore due process
SBX211 violates Article 1 section 9
SBX211 violates the 14th amendment (no equal protections)
SBX211 violate checks and balances between legislative and Judicial powers.
Judges do not disclose the county payments at the onset of any trial where the county is either a party to the case or has a financial interest. (Judges violate Judicial codes of ethics)
Judges refuse to recuse themselves when requested under CCP170
Judges find themselves unbiased and then file an order striking statement.

Not only do judges get paid a state salary of $178,789.00 a year with medical and retirement benefits up to 75% of their salary, with the county payments the Los Angeles Superior court judges are the highest paid judges in the Nation. Los Angeles County takes tax payer money and then gives the judges that money to only have the judges rule against the tax payer in favor of L.A. County or the County’s interest. THE BRIBES WORK.

Petition that was circulated to stop SBX211
REPEAL SBX211 AND GIVE THE COURTS BACK TO THE PEOPLE

Why was an attorney locked in jail for over a year without any charges, was this extortion and what happened to that judge?

Richard Fine interview how Los Angeles County Judges are bribed to rule against the public

What happened to the judge who tried to stop Richard Fine? Plus ever notice not one judge or anyone involved in these crimes is every investigated or prosecuted? Well who would do that? The police who are protected by the judges or the judges who are protected by the police?

Just like law enforcement they never prosecute or investigate them because that would expose everything. So what they do is claim “We investigated ourselves however we can’t reveal what actions we took”. What happens is there is no investigation and instead that judge is allowed to retire with full benefits to go on working somewhere else. Judge David Yaffee Retires

Remember X LAPD officer Christopher Dorner, well you can imagine how angry he was when he did the right thing and took his case to court and lost. How can you lose? Dorner as many others find out the hard way the judges are bribed to rule in favor of the county. What did he do to get justice? Before you judge think about having your life destroyed, your made into a monster via lies and a corrupt system. You’re fired, yet you did the right thing and told the truth.

Dorner’s Demise Links to ‘Corrupt’ Judge David Yaffe

Judge David P. Yaffe Conceals Corruption and Jails Honest Lawyer

Why is Santa Clara County Hiding the deaths of Robert Moss and Charles Copeland

how far is santa clara county california judge socrates manoukia and da james leonard willing to go to cover up murder

Why is Santa Clara County Hiding the deaths of Robert Moss and Charles Copeland?
Good question and which opens up a huge can of worms for a California county which has had it’s share of scandals and corruption.
We’ve come into information from numerous sources which points to judges, police and government using their authority to hide crime, corruption and even murder.

Everyone knows about Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky and brock Turner
How judges are NEVER prosecuted or punished, everything they do is rationalized and justified by a very corrupt and broken system run by friends

The Judge Socrates Peter Manoukian and Prosecutor James Leonard story (How death is no big deal)
Santa Clara County Court case Numbers:

#1-11-CH-003538
#1-10-CV-190522
#1-12-CV-226958
#1-12-CH-004155

Please view the videos below:

Santa Clara County Judge Socrates Manoukian Influences Authorities to Harass those who Report Evidence of Abuse
This was posted to a News Story at Salem News
Dad’s final request November 14, 2016 10:47 am (Pacific time)

In Memory of a VETERAN who has FALLEN DEFENDING HIS RIGHTS, IN THE COUNTRY HE SERVED. My father CHARLES S. COPELAND was a Navy Vet, retired from NASA. I witnessed the public guardian Shawn Parr laughing and stating “it’s like stealing candy from a baby!” outside the courthouse when they conserved my Dad, after falsely stating he was not a vet!!! They transferred 10 million in assets to Hai P Tran, the VP of Fidelity, the Trustee for Santa Clara. Mortgage Companies were used to immediately remove all equity, and my father died fighting to recover his estate which was distributed through Tran to associates of the County’s family trusts. My father was left dead in Tran’s house for 3 weeks, and the DA refused to investigate! He failed to appear, after asking for expert opinion of evidence presented by Tran’s attorney, Ann Nguyen of Robinson and Wood. I filed complaints against Judge Grilli who granted final assets to Tran’s relative (which were not conserved) with the Commission on Judicial Performance, and the President Erica Yew recused herself because she was a Partner of Robinson and Wood, and sits on the bench with Grilli, approving final distributions of conserved assets. Robinson and Wood also represents the mortgage companies used to remove all equity from estates. Attorney John Foley was assigned special notice as conservatee’s attorney, and Michael S. Miller was used to transfer all assets to Tran, with the Public Guardian’s approval. Coincidentally, M.S. Miller lost his license to elder fraud, (assoc of Grilli’s former partner?? through Miller & Grilli???)! This proves lack of judicial oversight and possible RICO actions. Grand jury reports revealed over 70 million in unaccounted public guardian assets!!! They also investigated the coroner’s office which had 3 coroner’s quit due to corruption the year my dad was found dead in Tran’s relative’s house where they left him for 3 weeks while they finished stealing everything he ever worked for. They are organized crime! Tran has hundreds of similar transactions throughout every county in CA through Fidelity etal! William Foley is the Chairman of Fidelity (rel of John Foley?), Michael Miller has a PAC, LLC. I believe its a corrupt political funding machine!!! Manoukian was the last judge to preside in the case prior to my father’s suspicious death!!! Tran was arrested in Santa Clara and taken back to O.C. for hiring a hitman around the same time! see news report! They are organized, experienced, and believe they are above the law, because they have infiltrated and abused it for their own financial gain!!! They are all taking a piece of the pie. They have their corrupt people in place! 2 doors were kicked in and I got a call from a man names John Zimmerman (Pres. of Robinson and Woods!) after filing my complaint! My Dad’s final request for expert opinion of his case evidence will be fulfilled!!!

Public defender conspired in manslaughter cover up
In 2012, district attorney homicide  prosecutor James Leonard swept the Robert Moss manslaughter case under the carpet,. then in 2014, he framed Cary Andrew Crittenden for exposing it.

Fraudulent motion to disqualify district attorney (case c1493022) filed by deputy public defender Amanda Parks ( docket no. c1493022 ) concealed nature of James Leonard’s involvement & portray Leonard as “victim”, when he’s actually the perpetrator.
Amanda Parks criminal violations include perjury, conspiracy and accessory to manslaughter )

Help get attention to these crimes by Requesting an outside investigation, email: raymond.hulser@usdoj.gov
Note: As of date of this publication, Amanda parks is now employed with Santa Clara County’s Alternate defender’s office.

Government Reform

The California state legislature recently passed three new bills intended to increase oversight and restrictions on campaign finance, a major avenue for California corruption. Those bills aim to reduce corruption by:

  • Creating an ethics ombudsman.
  • Revising the Senate’s code of conduct to protect whistleblowers.
  • Banning receipt of campaign funds during the final month of the legislative session.

Other proposals include:

  • Banning lawmakers from receiving recreational-type gifts.
  • Making legislative documents more accessible to open records requests (transparency).
  • Prohibiting lobbyists from holding fundraisers at their homes.
  • Empowering the California Fair Political Practices Commission(FPPC) to regulate politicians’ practices before as well as after elections to decrease campaign violations.
  • Establishing an independent commission to provide oversight of the Senate.
  • Instituting a ban on receiving campaign contributions during the final 100 days of the legislative session.
  • Modernizing the outdated Cal-Access political finance and lobbying database so that it is less cumbersome.

Public Reform: Whistleblower Protections and Greater Transparency

Two overarching informational problems need to be addressed in response to California’s corruption: 1) Individuals frequently fail to report corruption and 2) government data is relatively inaccessible.

Recent reforms in whistleblower protection laws have created more protection for individuals reporting corruption. Already protected from job loss and employer retaliation, whistleblowers are now shielded whether reporting internally or externally. Furthermore, no one acting on behalf of their employers can retaliate against whistleblowers.

Conclusion
Corruption in California can occur at every level of government. Public officials have squandered taxpayer dollars through embezzlement, police officers have abused their positions to obstruct justice, and too often, information imbalances permit these types of abuses to continue unnoticed and unchecked for years. Compared to other states, California’s state ethics enforcement and judicial accountability is limited. These statewide inadequacies leave citizens financially and legally vulnerable with regard to public corruption.

To detect and deter public corruption the state and its localities can ensure protections for potential whistleblowers and improve access to government information. Citizens can advocate for both of these changes. Being confident that one will not experience retaliation for reporting crimes by public officials would reduce the fear that incentivizes many to withhold crucial information. Releasing more government information does not detect corruption, but it provides the necessary first steps for external watchdogs and auditors to do so. Systems that leave themselves vulnerable to corruption leave themselves vulnerable to ineffectiveness and distrust among citizens. California’s communities simply cannot afford that vulnerability.

More stories exposing the problem
An In-Depth Look at Public Corruption in California
I-TEAM: SANTA CLARA COUNTY JAIL GUARDS ACCUSED OF BRUTAL RETALIATION AGAINST INMATE
Santa Clara County District Attorney Misconduct
INTERVIEW WITH INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST JANET C PHELAN ABOUT CARY ANDREW CRITTENDEN AN ACTIVIST CURRENTLY INCARCERATED IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY
End California’s Judicial Corruption Now; Stop 2015-16 Illegal Budget Payments to Judges!
California Superior Courts in Crisis
First-Ever State Audit Aims to Hold Judges Accountable
Santa Clara County: Judge and DA Sued
“SHAME ON YOU” Judge Manoukian
Corrupt Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge David Cena
JUDGES WITHOUT INTEGRITY DESTROY OUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND JUDICIAL SYSTEMS
Santa Clara County Family Court
DISTRICT ATTORNEY JAY BOYARSKI, PARTY TO THE CRIME OF CONSPIRACY TO GRAND THEFT AND FORGERY
Santa Clara County Judges, Lawyers and Court Clerks Feed Their Fat Lying Faces as They Mock the Poor and Endanger Children
FBI to assist Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office investigation into nearly 100 jail complaints
6th District Justice Conrad Rushing Issues Sham Order for Divorce Lawyer Garrett Dailey: Indigent Pro Per Denied Right To Appeal
Nightmare in Santa Clara County Court System
Santa Clara County lacks rules to rein in fees of court-appointed conservators
Tracking the most corrupt institution in state government

More victims of Santa Clara County California







The problem is statewide

Santa Clara County created it’s own (in house) Public Integrity Unit which itself is a joke because any investigation done in-house is open to more corruption and tampering

The Public Integrity Unit supervises the investigation of cases involving corruption of public officials and employees in their official capacities or in the performance of their duties and initiates criminal charges when appropriate, generally by grand jury indictment. Crimes include theft, embezzlement or misappropriation of public funds; and removal, alteration, destruction or falsification of public records. The unit also enforces the provisions of the Political Reform Act, relating to campaign filings and practices, and the Elections Code. The unit reviews issues relating to the open public meeting law (Brown Act).

For More Information Please Contact:
Public Integrity Unit
70 W. Hedding St., West Wing
San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: (408) 792-2595
Email: publicinformation@da.sccgov.org