This LinkedIn article references POPULAR’s Pump Up The Protest campaign, ‘Calling on all Americans who do not want the ruling class through major media to keep unrest focused exclusively on blue collar cops while elite lawyers, powerful prosecutors, and judges operate with virtual impunity in this country.’
Power Over Poverty Under Laws of America Restored ~ Opt-IN-USA
“Anecdotal evidence suggests that the DOJ is more willing for abusive officers to remain among the ranks of America’s law enforcement agencies than law enforcem… See More
At best, if the targeted conduct is graphic and filmed and public outcry is intense, we get “police accountability” . . . an oxymoron given the DOJ’s notorious…
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Lib Dems quit over leadership’s ‘betrayal’ on secret courts ~ Patrick Wintour, political editor, The Guardian.
Two prominent campaigners against secret courts resign from party as members vote for change to justice bill.
The Liberal Democrats‘ reputation as custodians of British liberty received a mauling on Sunday when two of their most prominent campaigners against secret courts resigned from the party, and the leadership was told by its conference for the second time in six months to seek urgent changes to the government’s justice and secrecy bill.
The overwhelming vote at the party’s spring conference in Brighton puts fresh pressure on the leadership to seek new safeguards in the bill when it returns to the Lords next month.
Nick Clegg was…
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The ‘secret courts bill’ is heading through the Lords, just as former ministers and MI6 officials face the prospect of public court appearances over torture allegations.
Liberties and freedoms enshrined in Magna Carta more than 800 years ago are under threat from the British government’s plans to deliver a bill that undermines the principle of open justice. This piece will look at the context in which the Justice and Security Bill, or ‘secret courts bill’ as it is nicknamed, is being pushed through and the powerful resistance to the legislation.
The bill is passing through the House of Lords while the country still reels from the most recent Hillsborough inquiry, which exposed a wide-scale cover up involving the police, politicians, and members of the emergency services. It took more than two decades…
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- Secret courts should have no place within our judicial system.
- Justice secretaryKen Clarke, diehard proponent of the justice and security bill. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
It pays to ask a simple question when confronted with a piece of legislation such as the justice and security bill, which has become so complicated that probably no more than 100 people in the country fully understand it.
Outside parliament, there is a dim sense that the bill will introduce closed material procedures – secret courts – into English civil law in cases where national security is said to be at stake. People are beginning to appreciate that this means a claimant is banned from knowing anything about their case and that this in turn will make it…
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