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The Mirage of Justice     :  Information Clearing House - ICH

The Mirage of Justice     :  Information Clearing House - ICH



By Chris Hedges




January 18, 2016 "Information
Clearing House
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"Truth
Dig
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  If you
are poor, you will almost never go to trial—instead
you will be forced to accept a plea deal offered by
government prosecutors. If you are poor, the word of
the police, who are not averse to fabricating or
tampering with evidence, manipulating witnesses and
planting guns or drugs, will be accepted in a
courtroom as if it was the word of God. If you are
poor, and especially if you are of color, almost
anyone who can verify your innocence will have a
police record of some kind and thereby will be
invalidated as a witness. If you are poor, you will
be railroaded in assembly-line production from a
town or city where there are no jobs through the
police stations, county jails…