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Blackhatjack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-28-06 11:04 AM
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27. Well the truth is 'lawbreakers and criminals are protected by laws' ....
... The entire criminal justice system and law enforcement investigation success depends on their ability to provide 'lawbreakers and criminals' with protection under the law. It is called negotiating a plea bargain upon a promise of future cooperation.

Without plea arrangements, the criminal justice system grinds to a halt. Once a plea arrangement is struck, the terms are enforceable on both parties as long as they adhere to the terms thereof, and the outcome invariably alters the 'law's prescribed consequence for engaging in the conduct that gives rise to the charging offense.'

Law enforcement investigations into corruption and criminal conspiracy almost always depend upon 'turning' one of the wrongdoers to cooperate and testify against the others. Without the power to alter the law's application to these 'lawbreakers and criminals' the investigations that root out criminal corruption and conspiracies will be remarkably unsuccessful to the public's detriment.

Sometimes what first appears to be the obvious black and white application of the laws, instead has many shades of gray.
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  -Supreme Court Rules Against NYT & Miller Me.  Nov-27-06 10:16 PM   #0 
  - I can't figure out what's worse for poor Miss Run Amok  JulieRB   Nov-27-06 10:21 PM   #1 
  - Slightly Unorthodox  Me.   Nov-27-06 10:31 PM   #2 
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  - She's got to be shitting her pants now, literally  symbolman   Nov-28-06 01:04 AM   #4 
  - This one's for the Judestress  JulieRB   Nov-28-06 01:17 AM   #5 
  - LOL  symbolman   Nov-28-06 01:34 AM   #6 
  - She's not the only one with  rateyes   Nov-28-06 09:23 AM   #19 
  - Well said Symbolman. I agree. nm  texpatriot2004   Nov-28-06 08:06 PM   #41 
  - Nominated.  H2O Man   Nov-28-06 05:42 AM   #7 
  - And those two scandals just very well might be what brings them down  madokie   Nov-28-06 06:16 AM   #8 
     - gawds I do hope so.  rodeodance   Nov-28-06 06:26 AM   #9 
  - Kick for Fitzmas n/t  malaise   Nov-28-06 06:32 AM   #10 
  - But will it work  formercia   Nov-28-06 06:37 AM   #11 
  - Mr. Fitzgerald already  H2O Man   Nov-28-06 06:42 AM   #12 
  - This is actually quite scary  CornField   Nov-28-06 08:17 AM   #13 
  - They've Been Wrecking Everything For Everybody  Me.   Nov-28-06 08:35 AM   #14 
  - I don't think so.  yodermon   Nov-28-06 08:42 AM   #15 
  - That Is My Hope Too  Me.   Nov-28-06 08:54 AM   #16 
  - I respectfully disagree.  H2O Man   Nov-28-06 09:09 AM   #17 
     - Excellent Points  Me.   Nov-28-06 09:37 AM   #20 
  - What a pic accompanying that story...  rateyes   Nov-28-06 09:17 AM   #18 
  - Judy, what are you going to do now  DemonFighterLives   Nov-28-06 09:48 AM   #21 
  - Aaaah, But Now  Me.   Nov-28-06 09:51 AM   #22 
  - Squish, squish ...  cool user name   Nov-28-06 12:37 PM   #33 
  - Sorry, but I have serious qualms about this decision which will need a remedy...  Blackhatjack   Nov-28-06 10:14 AM   #23 
  - Judy Miller's actions were as follows  JulieRB   Nov-28-06 10:36 AM   #25 
     - Stating The Obvious,  Me.   Nov-28-06 10:52 AM   #26 
     - Well the truth is 'lawbreakers and criminals are protected by laws' ....  Blackhatjack   Nov-28-06 11:04 AM   #27 
        - They Are Protected Only So Far As Their Right To A Fair Hearing Or Trial Goes  Me.   Nov-28-06 11:28 AM   #29 
           - I have been there and done that ... 'protection' is a mere adjective  Blackhatjack   Nov-28-06 12:04 PM   #31 
     - I am not sure what 'we know' about Miller's sources, however....  Blackhatjack   Nov-28-06 11:14 AM   #28 
        - Ms. Miller  H2O Man   Nov-28-06 11:45 AM   #30 
           - Did Miller allege she was the source? And no other source involved?  Blackhatjack   Nov-28-06 12:09 PM   #32 
           - I am not sure  H2O Man   Nov-28-06 04:04 PM   #35 
           - Was trying to follow up on your post....  Blackhatjack   Nov-28-06 04:14 PM   #37 
              - Of course she is  H2O Man   Nov-28-06 04:27 PM   #40 
                 - Assuming this is all about Miller, How Are Other Reporters & Their Sources Protected...  Blackhatjack   Nov-29-06 09:12 AM   #49 
           - TPM says this involved the Govt going thru the NYTimes Tel Records...  Blackhatjack   Nov-28-06 04:07 PM   #36 
              - I would suggest  H2O Man   Nov-28-06 04:23 PM   #39 
           - I think she was the source too. I think she works for another  texpatriot2004   Nov-28-06 08:10 PM   #42 
              - A couple things come to mind:  H2O Man   Nov-28-06 08:28 PM   #43 
                 - That's a very good point that you make about the real  texpatriot2004   Nov-28-06 09:26 PM   #44 
  - Love it when those aspens quake!  mom cat   Nov-28-06 10:20 AM   #24 
  - Me very skeptical if this is anything other than window dressing  nolabels   Nov-28-06 12:39 PM   #34 
  - Time to drop her new book:  dorkulon   Nov-28-06 04:21 PM   #38 
  - Well if we're piling on Judy...  BillORightsMan   Nov-28-06 10:28 PM   #45 
     - What A Damned Immoral Disgrace  Me.   Nov-28-06 11:04 PM   #46 
     - Actually  Me.   Nov-28-06 11:06 PM   #47 
        - Morning  Me.   Nov-29-06 08:02 AM   #48 

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