Holder Stacking the Deck for Conviction in Ferguson

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  1. carpro

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    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/08/22/Eric-Holders-Fair-Investigation-in-Ferguson


    ERIC HOLDER’S 'FAIR' INVESTIGATION IN FERGUSON?


    The issue in Ferguson is possible police misconduct. Investigating such misconduct is the responsibility of the Criminal Section of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. The primary mission of this Section is to prosecute individual police officers under 18 U.S.C. §§ 241 and 242. These criminal statutes prohibit officials who are acting under color of law from willfully depriving individuals “of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured or protected by the Constitution or laws of the United States.” In this case, the government must prove that Officer Darren Wilson used excessive force against Brown during the apparent confrontation that the two had. If Wilson is convicted, the punishment can be extremely severe, including life in prison or the death penalty.

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    The attorneys “deployed to lead this process,” says Holder, are the “Civil Rights Division’s most experienced prosecutors.”

    What Holder did not say is that it is these “experienced prosecutors” in the Criminal Section who he is so “proud of,” along with lawyers in the U.S. Attorneys’ office in New Orleans, who were accused last year by a federal judge in Louisiana of “grotesque prosecutorial abuse.”
     
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    No matter what the Grand Jury does I suspect the Feds will bring violation of civil rights against the policeman and get a conviction. Can you imagine what people like holder would doif they get the opportunity!
     

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