Corruption is the abuse of power by a public
official for private gain or any organized, interdependent system in which part of the system is either not performing
duties it was originally intended to, or performing them in an improper way, to the detriment of the system's original
purpose. The abuse of public offices for private gain is paradigmatic of corruption.
A common belief is that corruption
is a judge taking bribes. The definition exceeds this theory. Corruption describes any organized, interdependent
system in which part of the system is either not performing duties it was originally intended to, or performing them in an
improper way, to the detriment of the system's original purpose.
Corrupt judicial systems not only
violate the basic right to equality before the law but deny procedural rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution.
While corruption may facilitate criminal enterprise such as drug trafficking, money laundering, and mail fraud.; it is not restricted to these activities.
In this country, corruption is so common that it is expected when ordinary businesses or citizens interact with government
officials. The end-point of political corruption is a kleptocracy, literally "rule by thieves".
Corrupt Legal System - A Danger to All
by Dr Les Sachs
(This article may be freely reproduced and republished in full by anyone, anywhere.)
The tragic reality of the world's biggest corrupt legal system -America's rigged courts, bribed judges, fake and
phony trials, extortion by lawyers, and over 2 million prisoners in the USA gulag. Why USA "justice" is not like
in Hollywood movies, and why YOU could be the next victim on USA territory - innocent and sent to prison, or strapped to a
table and put to death; or robbed of your life savings by American lawyers. Why YOU can be tortured, have your freedom and
rights taken away, and why people in America are afraid to help you, or even tell what happened to you. The recent pattern
of American violations of international law are ultimately based in the corruption of the USA domestic legal system. Phony
USA courts are very dangerous even for travellers and visitors to America, who can easily wind up among the USA's more
than 2 million prisoners, or lose all their family's possessions to corrupt American lawyers. All world citizens should
know how the corrupt USA legal system, is a danger to every traveller, visitor, and guest worker from overseas, and to every
individual who takes the risky step of entering upon American territory. Just ask the overseas families of prisoners who were
put to death inside the USA, with their embassies never even being informed that they were arrested - or the many foreign
people serving hugely long prison terms in America, after they were jailed on flimsy tainted "evidence" from criminal
snitches. The reality is that the United States of America, which proclaims itself the "land of freedom", has the
most dishonest, dangerous and crooked legal system of any developed nation. Legal corruption is covering America like a blanket.
The corruption of the USA legal system is well-known, but also well-hidden, by the news services of America's corporate-owned
media. The US media companies are afraid both of reprisal, and of the social revolution that would come from exposing the
truth. Here is what the US media companies know, but are afraid to tell you about American "justice".
Concentration camps with concrete walls
has the largest prison gulag in the entire world - yes, right there in the USA, the self-proclaimed "land of freedom".
The starting point for understanding anything about the USA, is to digest the fact that just this one country, the United
States of America, has twenty-five percent of ALL of the prisoners in the entire world.
More than 2 million prisoners
- more than 1 out of every 150 people in America - are behind bars in the American gulag. This is now the world's biggest
system of what are effectively concentration camps, though most of these prisoners are behind masonry walls and inside prison
For minorities, the statistics are even more brutal. For example, the USA is now imprisoning about 1
out of every 36 people in its black population. American "justice" is especially focused on jailing young black
Quite amazingly, Americans and the American government, continually criticize the legal systems and so-called
"political" legal proceedings in other countries such as China, Russia, and even Belgium among many other places.
Yet, for example, the proportion of prisoners is 30 times higher in the USA than in China, even though China is a country
regularly criticized and denounced by the USA government.
No one imprisons people as readily, or casually, as does
America. As you learn more about America's horrifying legal system, you find out how easily and carelessly America arrests
people, and tosses innocent people into prison. It is estimated that America has at least 100,000 completely innocent people
in jail, but the statistics of innocence may well run far higher. The number of people known to be innocent, and yet who were
actually sentenced to death in recent years in America, is already running into the hundreds.
The USA jailing of
more than 2 million people is also, quite literally, a revival of slavery and slave labor, on a scale not seen since the days
of the Nazis. USA business corporations are using these prisoners as a giant slave labor pool. Prisoners are forced to produce
goods and products while earning mere pennies per hour, which they sometimes have to pay back to the prison for their own
upkeep. The expanding system of USA prison slave labor is not only a major source of business profit, but also a wedge to
drive down the wages of workers outside the prison walls.
This USA policy, of using mass casual imprisonment as
a way to revive slavery, is targeted particularly at minorities, but ends up affecting all working people. Supervised by malicious
judges and corrupt lawyers, this culture of mass prisons and slave labor is sold to the citizens by creating a psychology
of fear among USA residents. This climate of fear is nourished in the USA by both the media and the government, who work together
with the judges and lawyers to maintain the whole crooked game.
Of America's more than 2 million prisoners,
about 50,000 are known to be foreign citizens. This proportion might seem small, but remember that 50,000 prisoners is more
than the entire prison population of many other countries. It only appears as a small percentage, because of America's
obsession with jailing its own people, who have had more time to get caught in America's web of legal horror.
The USA is extremely casual about the jailing of foreigners, and not honouring their rights under international law or treaties
and agreements. Often, foreign citizens have been sentenced to death, while the USA didn't even bother to notify the foreign
government that their citizens were arrested. Several other governments are working hard just to try and
obtain even the most primitive judicial rights for their own nationals, who have been seized and held in abusive conditions
by the USA empire. And yet, the United States of America somehow still brags about its own legal system, while criticizing
other countries. Understanding that America has such a huge percentage of even its own people in prison, is to start to understand
the subconscious fear behind much of American life. Before you set foot in America, you should have a clear picture of the
terror of America's legal system - the judges and lawyers and money and bribery, that have made this system of fear so
pervasive. There is not yet enough public media information about America's domestic legal horrors, horrors which have
been rapidly increasing. And the American public, even the victims of its legal system, have a hard time realizing why it
is so hard to fight legal corruption there. The situation is so bad, that a social explosion is beginning inside America.
You can read some news stories - about people murdering judges, or attacking the families of judges, or people setting fire
to courthouses in the USA - and see the pattern that is emerging, even though the news media are afraid to connect the dots
and suggest what might be behind all these events. America is trying to maintain its myths about its legal system, even while
the desperate reality of life inside the USA is starting to blow back into escalating social upheaval.
torture and illegal jailing overseas, starts with USA domestic torture and illegal jailing at home
world press has documented clear violations of human and legal rights by America in its overseas jails, such as the infamous
situations in Guantanamo and occupied Iraq and Afghanistan, and the even more secret network of prisons in places like Diego
Garcia or on board American ships.
But the problem is much bigger, than America's legal abuses under its military
invasions and "war on terrorism". These USA violations of international law, are consistent with the corruption
in America's home legal system within its own borders, and have partly evolved from America's legal abuses against
its own citizens and residents.
American prisons are often horrible, with lots of torment of prisoners, like you
would expect in some petty dictatorship. Conditions are brutal in USA jails; rape and beatings are common, and there is little
help for abused inmates. In addition to the many official USA executions, numerous people are also illegally killed in jail
cells, "mysteriously" said to have hanged themselves or "found stabbed to death".
of overseas prison abuse, as in the USA-run Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, have arisen from sources much deeper than America's
foreign policy. These scandals are in part replications of inmate abuse inside of America's domestic prison gulag. Without
diminishing the brutality of the crimes committed by Americans in Iraqi prisons, it is also true that such crimes are consistent
with the brutality of prisons inside America.
In the regular functioning of the USA courts, America's domestic
lawyers and judges, threaten people with illegal jailing, and rape, torture and murder in jail, just like the threats used
by Americans against Iraqi subjects of the American occupation. America will play the song about "just a few bad apples
in the barrel" whenever an abuse scandal gets exposed, either domestically or abroad, but the cover-up of such abuse
is more the routine response.
Theoretically, torture and abuse is totally outlawed by America's Constitution,
but some of the nice words in America's Constitution hold little power anymore, despite how often people quote them. The
Americans who still believe the Constitution protects them, are mostly those people who haven't yet dealt with the judges
and lawyers of America's corrupt legal system.
America's Constitution and Bill of Rights are nearly dead,
not just because the judges will no longer enforce them, but even more because America's lawyers will not even fight for
them. The two American "political parties" are not fighting for them, either, and America's news media are also
very passive. If you look at America in depth, you can see there has been a widespread moral collapse in America's legal
and political structures. This means that America's legal system has become largely a tool of government terror, and of
bribery for the rich and the powerful. The average person is just fodder for the meat-grinder of America's courts.
America's lies and sleazy arguments to make excuses for torture, or to deny people the rights of the Geneva convention,
or holding people for many years without charges, are also just an extension of the deviousness in America's domestic
legal system. Inside America, neither its laws nor its Constitution nor the facts nor evidence nor anything else, no longer
have real authority inside the American courts.
All that's left is what American lawyers and judges call "the
game". As part of playing this game, USA lawyers and judges just twist words around, in order to produce any excuse,
however flimsy, to achieve their objective, whether that be to jail an innocent person, or give the verdict that was sought
by the big company that paid the big bribe through its law firm.
It is an endlessly devious manipulation of words
and phrases to get the desired result, just devious falsehood and lies backed by the naked power of the judges. The only "real"
part is the power that the judges and lawyers hold in America, to jail you and take away your property. The words of the law
don't protect you in the USA, because American judges and lawyers have no scruples about bending them to mean the opposite
of what they say.
America's lawyers are controlled by the judges, and don't really work for
you - that's why they sell you out to the government, or to the big companies that pay bribes
some very special aspects about the way American lawyers are controlled by American judges, which is central to why America's
legal corruption is so much worse than any other advanced nation. Even if you are paying an American lawyer huge amounts of
money, he or she doesn't really work for you, and in fact may sell you down the river to the jailhouse.
lawyers are directly under the thumb of the judges and the government, and must submit to the culture of bribery and perversion
of justice, or else face terrifying revenge. Lawyers, just like you, can be instantly jailed by an American judge on flimsy
pretexts, and American lawyers can be quickly stripped of their right to practice law, and personally and financially destroyed,
if they dare to criticize legal corruption. Lawyers who try to fight the system can find themselves not only dis-barred, but
also criminally charged and jailed, and no other lawyer will help them. It is a horribly crooked system in America.
This is different from other advanced countries, where lawyers are usually a professional guild, whose status and right
to practice law, is under the control of only their fellow lawyers. This means that, in other countries, the judges and the
government cannot easily ruin or attack the lawyers for purely political reasons. This is also part of why, in other developed
countries, outside of America, you really do see brave lawyers fighting for un-popular clients, or challenging the government,
and asking for justice.
But in America, it's different. Over the past century, the American lawyers lost the
right to regulate themselves, and instead fell under the power of the judges. So American lawyers are afraid to do things
in court, that the judges don't want them to do. America's army of nearly 1 million lawyers, is almost totally under
the control of a few thousand judges, with their entrenched culture of bribery and fraud and miscarriage of justice.
Some USA lawyers don't like this, but they are helpless and can't fight it. Most lawyers in America have, to one
degree or another, signed up with the devil, to do things the way the devil wants them done.
That means that any
time you hire an American lawyer, he already is in a conflict of interest. He has to make the judge happy first. And if the
judge wants to make the government happy, or make somebody else happy who is paying a big bribe, then guess what? You are
destroyed. It doesn't matter what you paid the lawyer. He works for the judge, first and foremost. So a totally unique
factor in USA legal corruption is the amazingly dishonest profession of American lawyers, these lawyers who "play the
game" with America’s judges and politicians and police. It is a savage culture of legal fraud, where lawyers work
with judges to rob and terrify people, especially minorities, but also foreigners, and above all those who dare to question
the system. People accused of serious crimes have the "right" to a lawyer, but this may mean only a crooked lawyer
who is stage-managing the victim to help the government and prosecutors. If the lawyer does not help the government, he can
be put out of work and not "assigned" to any more cases, or treated badly the next time he is in a courtroom. This
legal fraud is the core of the danger to those who visit America. A lawyer who is "representing" you in the USA,
whether the government is paying him, or even if you are paying him yourself, may just be a stooge who is helping the prosecutors
to put you in jail, even though you are innocent. The judges of America gave every accused criminal the "right"
to a lawyer, not because they cared about the rights of the accused, but because it helps stage-manage the victim, with a
lawyer who has to do things the judge's way. In America, such government-appointed lawyers are the means by which hundreds
of thousands of poor people are railroaded into prison. Some of these people were just foreign tourists, in the wrong place
at the wrong time, and wound up rotting in an American prison. Some lawyers are fairly subtle about it, and their victims
never realize the lawyer has sold them out to the judge and the government. Most American court cases never go to trial, never
see a jury; it is the job of the victim's lawyer to "sell the deal" that the judge has decided will happen,
or else. This is how people accept a "plea bargain" so they accept going to jail for 3 years even though they are
innocent, instead of going to trial before a jury. Because of the corruption of lawyers under the thumb of the judges, there's
a very fake and phony aspect of court proceedings in America. They are really fake "show trials" in many cases,
sometimes very obviously so, where both purported "sides" of lawyers are actually working together for the government,
or for the big corporation or rich person that is bribing the judge.
You will also find, in the American legal
system, that you essentially have no recourse whatsoever against wrongdoing by your own lawyer. A lawyer can sell you out,
betray you, steal your money, engage in malpractice, help out the other side, hide the evidence that proved you were right,
or commit felony crime against you, and there is nothing you can do about it, so long as the lawyer made the judge happy,
and the judge got his cut of any money the lawyer stole from you.
Innocent and being arrested - they
don't like to admit a mistake in America
Yes, lots of people live their whole lives in America and
never get arrested. And yet, some poor foreign visitor comes to America for a short holiday, gets arrested by mistake, and
gets sentenced to death by lethal injection even though he is totally innocent. Well, that's the lottery of life for those
who visit or live in America. The police and prosecutors in America have no concern at all whether they have arrested someone
who is innocent. They just don't care. When a crime is committed, they try to arrest somebody, anybody, just to say they
got the bad guy. And they never like to admit they made a mistake. Once they arrest you, they will try to make up and plant
false evidence, to help try and convict you. A common trick is to take other criminals they know, who are facing jail on other
charges, and get those criminals to be false witnesses against you. The cops justify this kind of thing by saying to themselves,
"Well, if you didn't commit this crime, you probably committed some other crime we don't know about." If
they do arrest you in America, they like to pile on all sorts of criminal charges. The idea is to charge you with 10 crimes,
because it makes you sound bad, and maybe convict you on 3 of them or you will accept a plea bargain on 1 or 2 of them. Any
kind of guilty plea, and they call it a success, even though you were totally innocent.
For the police and prosecutors,
it's all a kind of sporting game, so they can bring about their "high conviction rate". Perhaps part of the
reason America has so much crime, even with more than 2 million people in prison, is because the people who actually committed
the crimes were never arrested. Also, some poor people may feel that the odds are high they will be arrested someday anyway,
so they may as well be criminals and enjoy life in the meantime.
The system is extremely racist, of course, and
white people are arrested less than many minorities. But no one is safe. Any innocent person can get railroaded to death in
Multi-millionaires and big corporations, vs. everybody else
people who really can get expect some fairness in American courts are multi-millionaires and big corporations. Nobody else
really matters to American judges and lawyers.
There is a huge amount of bribery in America, perhaps even more
than in the courts of any other country in the world. Even some American ex-judges have admitted the near-universality of
bribery there. Nearly all bribes are given to the judges by lawyers; this is considered the safe way to bribe a judge. Bribery
is rarely spoken about, just understood. Rich people pay huge amounts of money to law firms with connections, the lawyers
walk around with a certain amount of cash in their jacket, and they pass it to the judges in their quiet moments together.
It is mostly all cash of course. Sometimes the bribery is blatantly obvious, because of the other crimes that lawyers and
judges commit in broad daylight together. In the courtrooms you can see the judges being extremely friendly to their rich
lawyer friends who pay big bribes.
As an average person, there's no real way to out-bribe a big corporation,
regardless of what your lawyer promised you. That's why the big companies win so often.
American judges are
very devious, and use all sorts of techniques to prevent a victim from getting justice. Lots of judges issue gag orders, and
bans on freedom of speech, to help prevent other people from finding out what is going on. Judges set up a trial in all sorts
of ways, giving orders that all sorts of evidence be hidden from a jury, for example. The judge may declare, for example,
that the evidence that proves you are innocent or right, will not be allowed at the trial.
Jury trials are actually
very rare in America, unlike what you see in the movies. Most cases are settled through some deal or extortion or intimidation,
before there is an actual trial. If there is a jury trial, they tend to stack the jury with un-educated idiots who will tend
to believe whatever lies they are told by the judge and the government. If you are trying to fight a rich person in court,
the judge might let the fancy lawyers for the rich person say anything they want, while he tells you to shut up as soon as
you start talking. The judges have a thousand ways to rig a legal proceeding, to benefit rich people or the government.
It's no wonder so many innocent people go to prison. With the fundamental brutality and harshness of life in America,
American citizens are confused and fearful, and gullible to propaganda. So, a jury in a courtroom, these people who tend to
be poorly educated, will tend to go along with any lies presented by government prosecutors. In this environment of fear,
the feeling of safety for the jury, comes from following the "strong" government in sending various "suspected
criminals" to jail.
Yes, there are appeals courts, but these are just more judges, who are often friends with
the lower court judge who originally sold you out. The appeals judges tend to go along with the lower court judge, unless
you have suddenly acquired some politically powerful backing on your side.
Americans love to talk about "taking
it all the way to the Supreme Court!", but this is a nearly empty hope. The U.S. Supreme Court simply refuses to consider
most cases that are presented to it.
If you are a little helpless nobody, the appeals judges often barely reply to you,
and sometimes don't reply at all. Sometimes people have been strapped to a table and given the lethal poison and put to
death in America, with the victim's appeal never even answered by the judges.
What about when
people win millions of dollars in a lawsuit against the big company?
Every now and then, there is worldwide
news of how some average person in America has won a lawsuit for $25 million or some other huge sum of money, from some company
or other. What's going on here - if the American legal system is so crooked, how can people be winning such big money?
Such cases are indeed real, but they are actually somewhat rare, numerically - rather like winning the lottery - and
it's important to see why they take place, and how they fit into the big pattern. Such cases are typically after someone
has been seriously injured or died due to some defective product or prescription drug or hospital treatment or accident.
These cases have a certain "place" in the American legal framework, accepted by the judges. They are also
very important for maintaining the bribery culture. A lot of the money won in such cases goes into the lawyer's pockets,
and is a major source of bribery money for the judges. As regards big companies and the judges, such cases are viewed as a
kind of "tax" on the big corporations, part of the cost of doing business in America, part of the price of being
able to otherwise make huge profits.
Such cases, as well, have the same function as in a gambling casino, when
the casino proudly announces that one customer has just won a huge jackpot. The hype about the one jackpot winner, hides the
fact that most everyone else is losing money. The person whose husband died from the defective prescription drug, and won
millions of dollars (one-third of that to the lawyer, of course), is the person who is shoved forward to prove that "the
legal system works - it's the greatest legal system in the world!"
The small handful of such personal-injury
cases, are intended to distract the public from all the innocent people sentenced to prison, from all the families destroyed
by bribed judges in divorce cases, and from all the people whose lives are destroyed by big companies, companies who cheerfully
pay bribes to win their routine cases in court.
Big companies know that some big "injury" cases will be lost,
in order to supply money for the lawyers and judges who otherwise take good care of the big company's interests. When
you are making hundreds of millions of dollars, the loss of a few million here and there is just another expense of business.
In the end, the companies just raise their prices to cover the costs of lawyers and lawsuits. The whole world pays for the
millions earned by American lawyers, they are the ultimate parasites.
There are other casualties here, too. America's
health care system has been destroyed from the inside by the legal culture of constant lawsuits against doctors and hospitals,
with huge amounts of money being given to the lawyers in these cases, driving up the cost of medical care and putting it out
of reach of many people. America is the only economically advanced nation without a national health plan, with tens of millions
of Americans having no health coverage. USA lawyers joke openly about how, when the courts make big money awards to pay a
lawyer, the lawyer often gives the judge a bribe by way of gratitude. Some lawyers grow rich, and doctors are afraid to continue
practicing medicine in the US, and many Americans die from lack of health care.
But while America's lawyers will
very casually file legal charges against doctors, hospitals, or ordinary people, for any flimsy reason, to try and squeeze
some money from the situation, they are extremely afraid to take any legal action against another lawyer or judge engaged
in misconduct. That's where fear takes over, and lawyers are suddenly too timid to file any lawsuits.
Hollywood image, versus the grim reality
Once you have digested the fact that America has the world's
largest prison gulag, another major thing to digest is the USA government, and much of America, is primarily a sales organization,
whose chief tool is hype and propaganda and outright lies. America is a culture built on sales and advertising; it focuses
on portraying an image, not the reality beneath it.
This is why America was so casual about inventing and selling
the lies about "weapons of mass destruction" to help start the Iraq invasion. It was just a question of whatever
lies needed to be told, in order to sell the product; there was no concern about afterwards, when the lies were exposed. America
just figures it can later send out more salespeople with more lies, in an endless cycle. Tomorrow is just another day, when
America will try to sell another product, the "war on terror", the "spread of freedom", or whatever.
The selling never stops, in Washington or Hollywood. America sells political lies like Hollywood sells movies. When the
USA President talks about "advancing the cause of freedom", he basically means freedom for big corporations to do
business. He's not really talking about actual personal freedom for real people. But he grins when he talks about "freedom"
because it's a good word of salesmanship, people hear him and some of them can be duped into believing that America cares
about personal or political freedom. Hollywood movies and American television are a major element of political myth-making.
Around the world, people derive an image of America, and its legal system, from these fictional creations on film. America's
propaganda about having "the greatest legal system in the world" is one of those phony stories that Hollywood is
helping to sell.
It is also a myth sustained by the few trials about which there is a lot of publicity, like with the
celebrity trials of Martha Stewart or Michael Jackson. Judges behave very differently when the cameras are rolling, or the
media is reporting everything that goes on, and millions of dollars are being spent on lawyers. But in the 98 percent of court
activity that does not have big media coverage, the judges of America provide a bizarre sideshow of horror.
the Hollywood version, the judges in American courts are like kind uncles, smiling and being wise and calmly dispensing justice.
But in reality, American judges sometimes scream at people like disturbed perverts, and show off their bribed corruption right
there in the courtroom. Sometimes judges engage in flagrant extortion, where you have to agree to pay money to the judge's
lawyer friends as the price to stay out of jail. It is really that bad. You can find no end of documented horror about American
judges behaving like criminal lunatics, and it is getting worse all the time.
In the Hollywood version, there are
brave lawyers who will fight for your rights, to win justice for you in the American courts. In reality, you can't find
an American lawyer brave enough to fight judicial corruption, even if you are innocent and the judge's friends have threatened
to murder you, or to send you to jail for the rest of your life. The lawyers who used to be brave, were destroyed or intimidated,
and nearly all American lawyers now submit themselves to the culture of corruption and bribery, and betraying and abandoning
the people who need legal help.
In the sad reality, American lawyers line up by the dozen to help the government
or the big corporations, and regularly betray the average person, even if they are supposedly representing you. Even the lawyers
who don't want to be wicked themselves, are too timid to really fight the system. At a certain point, nearly all American
lawyers will hold back and abandon their clients, because they are trying to survive themselves and avoid revenge by the judges.
In the Hollywood version, the average person is also helped by the "brave investigative reporter" at some newspaper
or television station, who shows great courage in exposing the truth, and bringing powerful wrongdoing to face justice. However,
the brave "investigative reporter" in America is now as fictional and non-existent as the "brave lawyer"
who will fight for your rights. This is especially true on any topic pertaining to corruption by judges and lawyers.
In America today, reporters are little timid people who are afraid of getting fired, and who almost never write a story
on government corruption, unless some other part of the government is officially investigating or prosecuting. That goes triple
when judges or lawyers are involved. The owners of the newspapers and television stations are afraid of revenge by the judges
if they have to go to court, and the nervous little reporters who work for them understand the rules of the game. If you look
closely at a modern newspaper or news magazine in the USA, you will see how almost all stories originate with the government
itself. When the media "investigates", they are usually just adding more details on a situation already being targeted
by the government. Every news media and television station in America is swamped with people begging them to report on stories,
that they totally refuse to cover. The reporters are too scared, and they know the stories wouldn't get printed or broadcast
even if they were written. America is the land of fear, as regards the legal system and the culture of corruption. Everyone
involved with the USA legal system is afraid, very afraid, of stepping on the wrong toes. Even American judges themselves
get driven out of office, if they don't participate in the bribery culture.
No recourse against
crime and fraud by judges and lawyers in America
In reality, there is almost nothing you can do against
misconduct, and even open felony crime, committed against you by American judges and lawyers. All of the official complaint
procedures you find on the internet, or at the courthouse or in the law books, turn out to be a joke, a farce and a fraud.
Complaints about lawyers in America, usually go to the "Bar", which is itself run by the judges who are involved
in bribery with the lawyers. And complaints about judges go to other judges, their friends. Nearly all the complaints about
lawyers and judges - tens of thousands of them - are kept secret. Nearly all are dismissed or ignored. They are generally
only used if the judges or politicians want to specially destroy someone - some radical minority lawyer, someone who is not
playing the bribery game, somebody who has dared to expose wrongdoing. Otherwise, even criminal acts by lawyers and judges
get a smiling cover-up.
You will almost certainly not find any lawyers to help you sue another lawyer for wrongdoing.
They are too scared of revenge by the judges. Even the lawyers who are broke and unemployed and desperate for work, are too
scared to sue another lawyer. (Special caution: Lawyers may make false promises to you about suing another lawyer, cash your
checks and steal your money, and then refuse to help you. And then you will have another lawyer who wronged you.) The police
and FBI almost certainly will not help you, either. They all know the bribery game, and they rely on the same crooked judges
to help send innocent people to prison after they have been arrested. The more crooked the judge, the more eager the judge
will be, to help the police or FBI do a dirty deal and convict an innocent person. And, of course, the newspapers and television
and media won't help you. They hear stories like yours all the time. If they publish or broadcast your story, then they
will have problems the next time they get sued in court. Or they might find themselves arrested on false charges, and end
up in an even worse situation than you.
The newspapers are so tied into the establishment of judges and lawyers,
that the newspapers sometimes help the judges and lawyers to commit their crimes, and to unfairly smear and attack their victims.
The big media newspapers have even helped to plant false "evidence" in court cases, and help the legal establishment
to destroy innocent people. But even if not harming you, the USA media is afraid to help you, afraid of revenge if they expose
judicial corruption. These fears are just as big, if not bigger, with America's radical and alternative media, and bloggers
and internet sites. Such people will criticize American foreign policy and so on, but everybody is scared of talking about
specific cases of corruption by lawyers and judges. The independent media has even more reason to be afraid, because they
are even more vulnerable if the lawyers start to file false charges against them in the courts.
Of course, America's
politicians will not help you, either. Many politicians are themselves lawyers, very used to the whole game of bribery with
judges and other lawyers. The politicians accept the crooked courts as the way that America is run, and as helping the two
big parties to monopolize the political scene and prevent alternative political movements. America's two big political
parties, the Democrats and Republicans, can be seen as another phony game like America's courts. The two parties actually
get their hundreds of millions of dollars in money from the same people at the same big corporations who own the rest of America.
These two American parties pretend to argue with each other over emotional issues like gun control and abortion rights, but
in the end both of these parties serve the big corporations. Half of Americans are still fooled into thinking that these parties
represent them, the other half sense it is phony but feel helpless and don't know what to do. This is why people don't
vote very much in America; they feel it is hopeless and useless.
You can also forget about America's human
rights and civil liberties groups, even though it looks, at first, like there are many such groups on the internet. Many such
groups are just money-raising groups which don't help victims, or are tied to the two main political parties or some narrow
agenda. They are all scared of the legal system, too, and there is no one with any significant funding or money, who is out
there helping the victims of legal corruption. They can't find lawyers to help them, either. There are some overwhelmed
and struggling projects here and there, doing worthy work for a few of the innocent people in prison, but they function in
an environment of timidity and fear, and without the resources or clout or media access to expose or change what is happening.
It's getting worse and worse in America all the time. As the judges and lawyers can get away with committing crimes, they
are getting more open and blatant, committing felony crimes in broad daylight, because they know no one will stop them or
bring them to account. It is also important to know, that once you have started complaining about, or exposing, judicial and
legal corruption in America, you become a kind of outlaw there. You are in a very dangerous situation, and you are considered
fair game to be either arrested and jailed on false charges, or to be totally robbed and betrayed by America's lawyers.
Once you have spoken out about legal corruption, you may find that no other lawyer will then help you for any reason, even
if it is un-related to your complaint about judicial wrongdoing. You may be trapped in a nightmare from which there is no
escape unless you can leave America altogether.
Dealing with American lawyers, if you have no other
Perhaps the statistical chance of getting arrested in America as an innocent person, and then being
sent to prison or put to death, is relatively small. But think of how you will feel if you end up as one of those 2 million
American prisoners, including 50,000 foreign citizens. Or perhaps even one of those several thousand people on Death Row,
waiting for the lethal poison to be injected into your arm.
Visiting America now, is probably similar to visiting
or doing business in 1936 with Hitler's Reich, or Mussolini's fascist empire. If you did such a thing in 1936, you
might have visited and had a wonderful time, maybe even have done some business with companies in those countries. You might
have seen some beautiful sights, and met some very friendly individual people, perhaps drunk a beer or two, or a nice glass
of wine, maybe attended the 1936 Olympics. Very likely, you wouldn't have seen any concentration camps, in the places
where you travelled. You might have had a very pleasant trip.
But nonetheless, you were in a dangerous place, where horrible
things were going on. That's true of the United States of America today, the land of 2 million prisoners in a giant gulag.
With America's corrupt legal system, it's certainly not the wisest place to keep money or assets, which can be easily
grabbed by American lawyers in legal proceedings. Many smart Americans have opened overseas bank accounts, and it is wise
to not keep too much money where American lawyers can seize it. There is no bigger group of thieves in the world, than American
If you are in a lawsuit situation in America, get all your money out of the country, fast, before the
USA lawyers can put any kind of hold or freeze on it. But you shouldn't keep substantial assets in the USA in the first
place. Sell any USA real estate and rent instead, get that money out where it is safe. Certainly, don't
ever expect any justice from American courts. Expect the judges and both sides of lawyers to tilt toward the government, or
toward the big company that can pay bribes on a regular basis. All that most people get out of American courts, is grief,
and lawyers stealing their money. Best not to approach American courts unless absolutely necessary. Despite the commonplace
fraud and dishonesty of American lawyers, it's still important to have one if you must be in an American court. The reason
is that American judges absolutely hate people who come to court without lawyers, especially if they have any money at all.
The judge takes it as a personal insult if you are not giving some money to one of his lawyer friends, and will tend to take
revenge on you unless you hire a lawyer, even a very stupid one, to stand by your side.
What American lawyers love
to do, is to steal all your money, tell you a bunch of false promises and lies, and then do nothing for you, while they sell
you out to the other side. That is a perfect scenario for an American lawyer. A lawyer's goal is to squeeze as much money
from you, while at the same time doing as little as possible to rock the judge's political boat. Some lawyers even make
money by the "research and review" scam, where they don't even agree to represent you, but just steal your money
to "research" your case.
Accept in advance that an American lawyer will rob you and betray you, and everything
will go more smoothly if you quietly understand this. Never actually trust an American lawyer, but don't let on that you
know he's a crook. Don't tell the lawyer how much money you really have, he will try to get all of it. Try to pay
a lawyer very slowly, in small chunks, that will keep him more interested, and prevent some of the bigger robberies and betrayals,
and will leave you some money to try another lawyer if things get too awful. Remember, once you give a USA lawyer any money,
it's almost impossible to get it back. Lawyers will almost never sue another lawyer, and if you go to court, the judge
will almost certainly protect the lawyer who defrauded you (and get a share of the money, of course). Lawyers and judges in
America like people to appear to be submissive and stupid and easily manipulated. They like to feel superior to you. By letting
them think that you are weak and falling for their lies, you may give yourself some breathing room. This tactic has even enabled
some people to stay alive and not get murdered, and to escape from America back to safety.
It is just getting worse and worse in America's legal system. For some years now,
the USA judges and lawyers have gotten used to denying people justice, to the great flow of bribery money, and even to committing
felony crimes in broad daylight and getting away with it. It just keeps on escalating. Though a social explosion is lurking
beneath the surface - with judges starting to get murdered, and people lighting courthouses ablaze - the people who run America
are letting the current system chug along as it is, justice be damned, and to hell with the people who seem to have no way
to fight back.
It can't go on like this forever, but it may get a lot worse first, despite the fair internet visibility
on documented American legal corruption. One should note a brave and promising grass-roots attempt at judicial reform in the
USA called (Jail 4 Judges - www.jail4judges.org), which attempts to place onto American ballots, a referendum for a new procedure to
give citizens a real right of redress against corrupt judges. It is a wonderful and beautiful idea that deserves success,
and will help transform America if it moves forward. Regrettably, though, for all the usual reasons of fear, there is no one
with any big money or media clout, yet making a foray against the real-life nightmare of America's courts and prisons.
It remains a taboo subject for the American media, and the media silence feeds and encourages the whole machine of bribery
Perhaps, though, it will not be until after America has had a major economic or social cataclysm,
that the big American machine of legal corruption finally comes to be reformed. Sociologically speaking, it's astonishing
how disgraceful American lawyers have become - they are now both the mafia and the gestapo of American life. America's
lawyers, as a whole, have had little to say about America’s recent international crimes of prisoner abuse, and violation
of international human rights agreements. American lawyers, as always nowadays, are "playing the game" with America's
government and its judges. America, indeed, does not have the rule of law at all. Instead, it is just the rule of lawyers,
lawyers who crave money and power. And, in America, it can be jail or worse for anyone who tries to fight these lawyers. The
reality of the United States of America is that Americans, despite their overall wealth as a nation, are now a people living
in a society of great fear. Their fears are complicated, and many Americans cannot even put their fears into words. They are
afraid of lawyers and the prison system, afraid of losing their jobs in a brutal society with no social safety net, afraid
of needing health care in a disastrous system with no health plan. And Americans are afraid of what will happen if they try
to question the system and the way things work. They often feel helpless and powerless against the great forces dominating
their country. American citizens are confused and fearful, and gullible to propaganda. Because Americans have difficulty in
sorting out their many fears, they have become ripe candidates for racial and religious hatreds, and for following their government
into war. The issues of "terrorism" and war distract the emotions of Americans from the terrible problems in their
own society at home. The foreign "enemy" gives Americans a face on which to project their fear and their anger.
The result is the horrifying misconduct of some Americans in these wars; while back inside the USA, there is increasing corruption
and repression in the legal system. Americans desperately would like to believe that they still live in a "free"
country, as it is so horrifying to them to face the ugly truth, that their freedom is already largely lost. Americans can
imagine they are "free" because they can still choose among different products to buy, or quit their job, or buy
a gun at the store. And the Americans most likely to imagine they are still "free" are the ones who have not yet
been trapped in the halls of America’s legal system. They have not yet seen the lawyers and judges who smirk and laugh
as they deny victims the most basic human rights. The truth is that, inside America, a nightmare has begun. The lawyers and
judges and courts, "playing the game", regularly trample upon the freedoms that Americans thought they had. It is
people like myself, escaped from the USA, living in kinder and gentler places, who are now the lucky ones. No one should ever
again be fooled by USA propaganda about being the "land of freedom". Those who are thinking of travelling to, visiting,
or working in America, should think again. It might not be worth the risk of being in a country that has one of the most crooked
legal systems in the world.