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The United State Government allows Judges to Retaliate Against Judicial Whistleblowers and Those Who File Judicial Complaints.

posted Mar 27, 2010, 8:21 AM by Nancy Swan   [ updated Apr 25, 2010, 10:15 AM by Thomas Swan ]
This post contains my comment in response to the full article excerpted below, published in the Washington Examiner

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/blogs/SharpSticks/Chicago-judge-to-decide-if-his-own-accuser-goes-to-jail-89284667.html



   

Chicago judge to decide if his own accuser goes to jail
By: Barbara Hollingsworth
Local Opinion Editor
03/26/10 3:24 PM EDTHow’s this for an eyeball-popping conflict of interest?

"Chicago Circuit Court Judge Alexander White - the same judge accused of being on the take in a civil trial four years ago - is expected to rule today on whether his accuser has to serve the remaining 34 days of his sentence on criminal contempt of court charges in Cook County Jail. . ."

Betsy Combier of ParentAdvocates comments, "Michael Lynch, Former CEO of McCook Metals, Is A Victim of Judicial Corruption and A Key Witness To the SEC Investigation Into United Airlines' Bankruptcy
Chicago Circuit Court Judge Alexander White - the same judge accused of being on the take in a civil trial four years ago - is expected to rule today on whether his accuser has to serve the remaining 34 days of his sentence on criminal contempt of court charges in Cook County Jail. Chicago businessman Michael Lynch, the former CEO of McCook Metals, is also a key witness in an ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into the United Airlines bankruptcy in Chicago, raising new questions about retaliation and witness tampering."  http://www.parentadvocates.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=article&articleID=7727

My comment:  The United State Government allows Judges to Retaliate Against Those Who File Complaints Against Them.

As a former judicial whistleblower, I know the devastation and betrayal of bench revenge.

In 2007, my former judge, Mississippi Harrison County Circuit Court judge John Whitfield, and my former attorney, high profile trial attorney Paul Minor, were convicted of judicial bribery, fraud, and racketeering and were sentenced to ten years in a federal prison.

I sparked the investigation.   As a result, Minor wrote a court order in November 2000 that threatened me with fines and jail time if I persisted in my complaints about his financial connection and influence over then judge Whitfield.  Whitfield signed the court order on his last day on the bench as retaliation against me for turning information over to the FBI and for filing two ethical complaints against him. Judge Whitfield then sealed it to prevent anyone from knowing what Minor and Whitfield had done.   Despite the conviction against judge Whitfield for bribery spanning the time of the court order against me, the court order still stands. Minor and Whitfield remain in prison.

The judicial community has made itself immune to prosecution for misconduct, while allowing full and unabated retaliation against those who bring complaints.

Read about my story, Toxic Justice, at http://www.toxicjustice.com