Thursday, January 27, 2011

CNN's 'Rogue Justice' Debuts This Sunday

CNN debuts a new special investigation from Drew Griffin this coming Sunday.

CNN Press Release: Drew Griffin reports for ‘Rogue Justice’ debuting Sunday, Jan. 30 at 8:00pm ET & PT on CNN/U.S.

Greg Taylor spent 17 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit. Floyd Brown, also innocent, was forcibly detained in a mental institution for 14 years. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) was at the center of both cases.

CNN correspondent Drew Griffin investigates for Rogue Justice, airing on CNN/U.S on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 8:00p.m. ET and PT, and replaying on Saturday, Feb. 5, also at 8:00p.m. ET and PT.

In Taylor’s case, the jury took just hours to sentence him to life, but the SBI had withheld evidence from the jury. In Brown’s case, an SBI agent claimed that he had written down verbatim a six-page confession that Brown had given him describing the murder in intricate detail. But Brown has the I.Q. of a seven-year-old and is incapable of even spelling his own name. Though there was no physical evidence linking Brown to the crime, the alleged confession resulted in his confinement to a mental institution.

“The SBI lab became the prosecution’s lab, not the justice system’s lab,” says Christine Mumma, Taylor’s attorney.

Taylor’s and Brown’s cases raised serious questions about the SBI and its investigations. An audit of the SBI’s crime lab ordered by the State Attorney General’s office in North Carolina found more than 200 cases between 1986 and 2003 in which blood test results were withheld from trial. In many cases, the evidence withheld would have helped the defense. In three of those cases, defendants were executed; four more remain on death row.

Taylor’s and Brown’s terrifying experiences and personal struggles to achieve justice can be seen in separate features on www.cnn.com, as well as a video excerpt from the documentary. Digital material from Rogue Justice will be available beginning today, Thursday, Jan. 27.

Rogue Justice was produced by Brian Rokus and Taryn Fixel. Kathy Slobogin is managing editor and Scott Matthews is the executive producer for CNN’s Special Investigations and Documentaries unit.

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Anonymous Leonard Heatherly said...

It was great to see Drew Griffin's report on CNN's Rogue Justice. Now perhaps someone will have the courage to dig into the "Railroad of Injustice" in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 100+ years of injustice...58 inmate deaths in recent years -70% black...withheld evidence, etc.

For example, Edward Kendrick has served more than 15 years of a life sentence, while being put off by the Court 70 times in hearing the evidence that will set him free.

SeeBad-Guys.info for the story...

It was Bad Guys who put Edward Kendrick in prison, but it has been the silence of Good Guys that has kept him there.

Leonard Heatherly, Advocate
1-865-314-5972

9:58 PM  
Blogger DGJeep said...

We live in a Lawless Society

This started on November 3, 2003 with an illegal unconstitutional warrant / court order that took away my home, MY SON, and ultimately my livelihood. I was denied Due Process, not to mention Probable Cause.

I sought to bring this civil rights issue to the attention of the Federal Courts and was denied a remedy. Not because of the law, the constitution or the inalienable civil rights of man, but because of Judicial Immunity. I was denied my liberty and Free Speech.

Since my arrest on March 11, 2009 and over my objections starting on April 27, 2009 and continuing on to this day, I have been denied my right to a Speedy Trial!!!!!! Over a year now !!!!!![1]

We live in a lawless society where anyone from your spouse, to a traffic cop, to a would be judge, to a court house of state judges, to a federal magistrate judge, to an Article III federal Judge to the Supreme Court can take your inalienable[2] rights and you can not even talk about it, much less bring the issue to a public hearing!!!!!!! They all have immunity!!!!!!

Judges today are lawbreakers and criminals by their own acknowledgment and assertion. I quote from the Supreme Court opinion “This immunity applies even when the judge is accused of acting maliciously and corruptly, and it "is not for the protection or benefit of a malicious or corrupt judge, but for the benefit of (the people being robbed and disenfranchised) the public, whose interest it is that the judges should be at liberty (to act without regard to the law or the Rights of “We the People”) to exercise their functions with independence and without fear of consequences."((Scott v. Stansfield, L.R. 3 Ex. 220, 223 (1868), quoted in Bradley v. Fisher, supra, 80 U. S. 349, note, at 80 U. S. 350) Pierson v. Ray, 386 U.S. 547 (1967) Page 386 U. S. 554)”

They admit and acknowledge some of them are going to be “malicious or corrupt,” we have to endure them for our own good. But even those that are not “malicious or corrupt” need the “independence” to act without regard to the very laws “We the People” have established. They assert they need to be able to act “without fear of consequences.” They assert they need to be able to break the law deny our rights at will and that “we the People” can or should do nothing to oppose them.



Reprinted from Handwritten March 16, 2010 Original

Eastern District Court of Missouri

Case #4:09-cr-00659-CDP

Document #78, Attachments #(1) Exhibit, time stamped 3/25/2010, 5:30 PM CDT


That is INSANITY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Documents #79 & 80, dated 4/26/2010 A Dismissal based on Speedy Trial Violations

I was released prior to my public hearing in the dark of night, penniless on to the streets of St. Charles, MO, 411 days after and 25 miles from where I was arrested.

Are they trying to cover up their CRIMINALITY, hoping I will just FADE AWAY?? That AIN’T GONNA HAPPEN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is JUDICIAL TERRORISM. We live in a lawless society. We do not have the protection of the laws, we do not have the protection of the bill of rights we have nothing!!!!! We are at the discretion of the judiciary empowered by their self proclaimed discretion, broad jurisdiction and absolute sovereign immunity.


[1] I was released on April 26, 2010 on a rainy night in the dark, penniless, without any warning for “possible violations of the speedy trial act”

[2]not transferable or assignable: inalienable rights.
Posted by DGJeep at 2:40 PM
Labels: Arrest, Lawless Society


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10:50 AM  
Blogger DGJeep said...

Justice is NOWHERE
to be found in
America Today

I feel I must take President Obama to task for his recent references to Justice. I quote from his State of the Union Address, Tuesday, January 25, 2011:
“America’s moral example must always shine for all who yearn for freedom, justice, and dignity.”
And again in President Barack Obama statement to reporters about Egypt, Friday, Jan. 28, 2011:
“What's needed right now are concrete steps that advance the rights of the Egyptian people, a meaningful dialogue between the government and its citizens and a path of political change that leads to a future of greater freedom and greater opportunity and justice for the Egyptian people.”

Justice is NOWHERE to be found in America today. We the People of the United State of America live under the rule of ““absolute immunity… for all persons -- governmental or otherwise -- who were integral parts of the judicial process” for the “deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws.” Briscoe v. LaHue, 460 U.S. 325 (1983) @ Page 460 U. S. 335. Thus we have no enforceable rights in America TODAY.

Despite what our Founding fathers thought, despite what the Supreme Court asserted in 1803 (Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 137)”
“The very essence of civil liberty certainly consists in the right of every individual to claim the protection of the laws whenever he receives an injury. One of the first duties of government is to afford that protection. In Great Britain, the King himself is sued in the respectful form of a petition, and he never fails to comply with the judgment of his court.”

We the People do not have enforceable rights. We the People cannot “claim the protection of the laws.” We live under the dictatorial rule of the Supreme Court and “all persons -- governmental or otherwise -- who were integral parts of the judicial process”
This is INSANITY. Do we have to set ourselves on fire to get our rights? Do we have to riot in the streets to get our RIGHTS? Do we have to move to another country before our own President will acknowledge RIGHTS?

Where do you go in America for the protection of the laws, the essence of civil liberty, the essence of any civilization? What do we do?

DGJeep "The Earth and everything that's in it" (http://dgjeep.blogspot.com/)

10:53 AM  
Anonymous juegos de ben 10 said...

I can't believe these kind of thing happen in the usa.

3:55 PM  
Anonymous claro mensajes said...

There are a lot of thing that happen in the usa and people don't know.

3:53 PM  

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