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  •  If a trial goes forward (1+ / 0-)
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    Rich in PA

    there are still a number of possible interventions:  First, a judge could dismiss the charges.  Second, a jury could acquit - which is always the best recourse of people being attacked by state power, assuming that is what is happening here.  Third, all level of possible appeals.

    Business doesn't distinguish between making money and taking money.

    by Troubadour on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 06:36:08 AM PDT

    •  That's the main thing, the trial itself (2+ / 0-)
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      Troubadour, johnny wurster

      When did progressives get away from the idea of the trial itself as the venue for defeating an unjust prosecution?

      You know, I sometimes think if I could see, I'd be kicking a lot of ass. -Stevie Wonder at the Glastonbury Festival, 2010

      by Rich in PA on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 07:56:58 AM PDT

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      •  When we became infected with authoritarianism. (1+ / 0-)
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        Rich in PA

        We demand that all victories occur before ever reaching any kind of official process.

        Business doesn't distinguish between making money and taking money.

        by Troubadour on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 07:59:21 AM PDT

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