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No Exit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 07:40 PM
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Why Is the Judiciary Under Attack
Guest Writer - Why is the Judiciary Under Attack

The following was posted in a lawyer listserve I belong to. I asked the author, David Ransin, for permission to post it here, because I think he places the current attacks on lawyers, the judiciary and the legal system into context.

Why are our judges under attack - accused of making law?
Because (and no, I'm not paranoid) it is all just one small part of the power grab underway against the entire civil justice system in their quest for absolute power, and we know what that does.
This is all part of a grand scheme to consolidate power.

The party seeking the power has very successifully villified "trial attorneys", are equally after worker's comp attorneys, and now bankruptcy attorneys....and attacks on other areas of the law will be coming soon...why? Because what these lawyers do costs businesses money and profit, and money and profit are superior in their minds to the welfare of the common man; first the trial attorneys, don't let them be able to hold "us" responsible for our mistakes and dangerous products, grant us immunity for all negligence of any kind above 250,000 in noneconomic damages regardless of the severity of the fault or the damages, if the little guy we hurt or kill wants to sue us, make sure he knows it might cost him tens of thousands if he loses just to scare him off, then make sure the masses who've been injured just a little ($5 each times 10,000,000) are at a severe disadvantage and make it much harder for them to mount a class action to keep us from fleecing the niave public, then when the common man making minimum wage with no health insurance becomes totally insolvent make it much harder for him to find a good attorney and file bankruptcy.......

Look around you, they control the whitehouse and congress, and they don't want judges changing (the common law) what they ram through congress. We are headed toward class warfare as the poor and underprivileged are pitted against the rich, an age old scenario.

(snip)

http://www.gonemild.com/2005/02/guest-writer-why-is-jud...
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Gabi Hayes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 07:47 PM
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1. it's under attack because an independent judiciary is the FINAL barrier
against fascism

that was easy, wasn't it?
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madmusic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 08:18 PM
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2. K&R
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pdxmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-23-06 08:26 PM
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3. The Judiciary is also under attack because the Right actually hates
and despises our Constitution and what it stands for. They don't want an independent judiciary, that might actually do their duty and hand down decisions that support the Constitution, as opposed to the judiciary they want, which makes decisions based on their politics.
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