Tuesday, August 02, 2005

4. What about the local Bar or Bar association - Aren't they supposed to go after crooked lawyers and judges?

Sadly, when you are a victim of corruption by judges and lawyers, the Bar ethics bodies who regulate lawyers, are often worse than useless, and help to cover up for crimes by lawyers and judges. These 'Bar legal ethics' people are an important part of maintaining the American culture of bribery and judicial misconduct.

 The right to practice law is obtained by being 'admitted to the Bar', the professional guild of lawyers, in each state or federal district. Sadly, that 'Bar' tends to be run by the local mafia of rich dominant lawyers and their judge friends, and the typical attitude is to cover up for crimes and offences by lawyers and judges. It is only when the lawyer's misconduct offends rich and powerful people, or the local legal mafia, or is so outrageous it gets known in the media, that the lawyer is sanctioned.

Even worse, it is sometimes the brave and honest lawyers who are punished and expelled from the Bar and lose their law licence ... whilst gangster corrupt lawyers remain in good standing.

In each US state you are presented with procedures on how to file a complaint against a dishonest lawyer, which you present to the Bar, or to the particular lawyers' supervision body given this role. But just as with the complaint procedures about judges, these procedures are largely a joke, a farce and a fraud on the American people.

You may be amazed to see how fast the Bar sends you a letter back, claiming there is 'no action warranted' on your complaint, even though you may have submitted total clear proof of felony crimes by a lawyer, who maybe cheated you out of massive funds or helped hide the information that you were innocent. And if you have a complaint about the corruption at the Bar legal ethics body? Well, of course, you can take your complaint to a court and a judge, with the crooked lawyers and judges joining together to laugh at your helplessness.

So the 'lawyer complaint procedures' become one more brick in the wall of corruption, one more brick in the wall of lies trying to deny the truth of what happened to you as a legal system victim.

In the USA, lawyers are more or less under the direct personal control of the judges, more than their fellow lawyers. With over a million lawyers in the USA - over 1.3 million, according to some recent calculations - it seems that the mass of under-employed, low-income lawyers should be able to unite against the gangsters - but any lawyer trying to organise anything like this would be quickly destroyed - for 'violating bar ethics' of course, and likely for 'contempt of court' too.

This is different from other advanced nations, where lawyers are often admitted to practice by their fellow lawyers. So, in other countries, lawyers are not so directly under the thumb of judges who may be crooked.

Given that judges in America are too often involved in misconduct and fraud and bribery, and that these judges also control the Bar, that means your complaint about dishonest lawyers, are going right to the same judges who are involved in bribery with the crooked lawyers. The judges laugh along with their gangster lawyer friends, because the joke is on the public.

The lawyers who are 'disciplined' by the Bar are mostly lawyers who have made the judges angry in some way - lawyers who dared to expose corruption; lawyers involved in bribery without giving the judges their proper share; political radicals or minority lawyers who have caused trouble for the judges and politicians; or lawyers whose crimes became so well known that the Bar feels it has to pretend to do something.

The one thing that happens to your complaint about a lawyer, is that it is kept in a file, a 'control file' for use in lifelong blackmail and extortion of that lawyer. Although maybe nothing is done at the moment to help you as a legal system victim, if that lawyer ever in the futue becomes uppity, and tries to say or do something without permission of the local political or judicial mafia - well then, all of a sudden, your ancient complaint will suddenly be 'interesting', and they may use it to help destroy the lawyer, take away his law licence and bankrupt him, maybe even jail him.

But it is usually an empty hope, to think you will get justice, by means of filing a Bar complaint against a dishonest lawyer, even if he is openly and provably committing serious felonies. The law, the truth, the facts, the evidence, and justice itself, are all usually irrelevant. What matters is the way the lawyer in question is politically and financially connected to the judges and to the mafia of the oligarchy.

The Bar Associations, or lawyers' unions, do not have power independent of the judges, and their members can be quickly sued, criminally charged, and have their law licences suspended or revoked. So they accept the system as it is, and join in the cover-up of offenses by other lawyers.

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