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Join Lawless America Friends Nationwide in filing Criminal Charges against Corrupt Judges and Government Officials on June 3, 2013

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Lawless America friends will be filing criminal charges against corrupt judges, attorneys, government officials, and others the week of June 3, 2013This is a date change from May 1 as folks wanted more time.

Now that we have presented undeniable evidence of nationwide corruption to every member of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate, the next phase in the Lawless America Revolution is to file criminal charges against the corrupt government officials, judges, attorneys, perjurors, and others in our cases.

People all across America will file corruption charges with their local grand juries in June...

Our best hope, perhaps our only hope, to get judicial corruption and government corruption addressed is with our local grand juries.

We are moving the date to  June 3 as many people have asked for additional time to prepare, and I was not able to devote adequate time to helping people the last several weeks.

The 5th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution says in part as follows: "No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury...."

A presentment, properly speaking, is an accusation, made by a grand jury of its own mere motion, of an offence upon its own observation and knowledge, or upon evidence before it, and without any bill of indictment laid before it at the suit of the government. Upon a presentment, the proper officer of the court must frame an indictment, before the party accused can be put to answer it.

With a presentment, the charges originate in the grand jury.  The grand jury discovers an offense on its own.  It observes and collects evidence of the offense, and the government has nothing to do with it.  The grand jury is independent.  The court then prepares the indictment based on the presentment.

This is a way for the PEOPLE to address judicial corruption.  The government would normally try to block an effort such as this, but you need to use the techniques that I developed in my efforts to have the best chance of success.

Case Law on Grand Jury Powers

High Court Justice Lewis Powell, in United States v. Calandra, 414 U.S. 338, 343 (1974), said this: “The institution of the grand jury is deeply rooted in Anglo-American history. [n3] In England, the grand jury [p343] served for centuries both as a body of accusers sworn to discover and present for trial persons suspected of criminal wrongdoing and as a protector of citizens against arbitrary and oppressive governmental action. In this country, the Founders thought the grand jury so essential to basic liberties that they provided in the Fifth Amendment that federal prosecution for serious crimes can only be instituted by “a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury.” Cf. Costello v. United States, 350 U.S. 359, 361-362 (1956). The grand jury’s historic functions survive to this day. Its responsibilities continue to include both the determination whether there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed and the protection of citizens against unfounded criminal prosecutions. Branzburg v. Hayes, 408 U.S. 665, 686-687 (1972).”

So the grand jury has two purposes, says Justice Powell: deciding whether a crime has been committed and protecting the citizen from the government. In United States v. Williams, 504 U.S. 36 at 47 (1992), Justice Antonin Scalia, delivered the opinion of the Supreme Court:

“[R]ooted in long centuries of Anglo-American history,” Hannah v. Larche, 363 U. S. 420, 490 (1960) (Frankfurter, J., concurring in result), the grand jury is mentioned in the Bill of Rights, but not in the body of the Constitution. It has not been textually assigned, therefore, to any of the branches described in the first three Articles. It “‘is a constitutional fixture in its own right.’” United States v. Chanen, 549 F. 2d 1306, 1312 (CA9) (quoting Nixon v. Sirica, 159 U. S. App. D. C. 58, 70, n. 54, 487 F. 2d 700, 712, n. 54 (1973)), cert. denied, 434 U. S. 825 (1977).”

So, since the grand jury is not part of the three branches of government set forth in the Constitution – Justice Scalia also says the grand jury “is an institution separate from the courts, over whose functioning the courts do not preside.” – it is perfectly reasonable to characterize the grand jury as the “fourth branch of government.”

In the same place, Justice Scalia says this: “. . . In fact, the whole theory of its function is that it belongs to no branch of the institutional Government, serving as a kind of buffer or referee between the Government and the people. See Stirone v. United States, 361 U.S. 212, 218 (1960); Hale v. Henkel, 201 U.S. 43, 61 (1906); G. Edwards, The Grand Jury 28-32 (1906). Although the grand jury normally operates, of course, in the courthouse and under judicial auspices, its institutional relationship with the Judicial Branch has traditionally been, so to speak, at arm’s length. Judges’ direct involvement in the functioning of the grand jury has generally been confined to the constitutive one of calling the grand jurors together and administering their oaths of office. See United States v. Calandra, 414 U.S. 338, 343 (1974); Fed.Rule Crim.Proc. 6(a). [504 U.S. 36, 48]”

Notice! The only thing the judge should do, says the Supreme Court, is assemble the grand jurors and swear them in.  That’s all!  Again, the court does not preside over it.  The grand jury goes to work “as a kind of buffer or referee between the Government and the people.”  The grand jury protects the people.  It oversees the government.  It does that by investigating the government, by rooting out government corruption.

There are two grand juries -- county or state and federal.  You should try to reach both.

There is a federal statute that requires U.S. Attorneys to submit your information to the Federal Grand Jury..

Here's the statute:

18 U.S.C. § 3332. Powers and duties

(a) It shall be the duty of each such grand jury impaneled within any judicial district to inquire into offenses against the criminal laws of the United States alleged to have been committed within that district.

Such alleged offenses may be brought to the attention of the grand jury by the court or by any attorney appearing on behalf of the United States for the presentation of evidence.

Any such attorney receiving information concerning such an alleged offense from any other person shall, if requested by such other person, inform the grand jury of such alleged offense, the identity of such other person, and such attorney's action or recommendation.

(b) Whenever the district court determines that the volume of business of the special grand jury exceeds the capacity of the grand jury to discharge its obligations, the district court may order an additional special grand jury for that district to be impaneled.

Here's a link to the Department of Justice website where you can find your U.S. Attorney.  Note that the statute says "any attorney" appearing on behalf of the United States.  This means that you could send your information to any Assistant U.S. Attorney.  Perhaps they will not be as quick to commit a felony as the U.S. Attorneys have demonstrated to be a practice.

Here is an important case on 18 USC 3332

617 F.Supp. 199 (1985)

In the Matter of In re GRAND JURY APPLICATION.

No. 85 Civ. 2235 (VLB).

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

April 25, 1985.

200*200 Neal Schwarzfeld, Schwarzfeld, Ganfer & Shore, New York City, for Bandler & Kass, Robert Sylvor and William J. Werner.

Russell, Piccoli, Phoenix, Ariz., Herbert C. Ross, Jr., Rogers Hoge & Hills, New York City, for plaintiffs.

Susan Harkins, Asst. U.S. Atty., New York City, for U.S. Atty.

MEMORANDUM ORDER

VINCENT L. BRODERICK, District Judge.

Plaintiffs, in their complaint and now by motion, seek either a writ of mandamus to compel the United States Attorney to present the "facts" concerning alleged criminal wrongdoing of certain named defendants to the grand jury or for me to request the grand jury to hear testimony by plaintiff's attorney, Mr. Piccoli, concerning that wrongdoing.[1] They base their 201*201 complaint and motion on 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a), which states:

It shall be the duty of each such grand jury impaneled within any judicial district [special grand juries impanelled pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3331] to inquire into offenses against the criminal laws of the United States alleged to have been committed within that district. Such alleged offenses may be brought to the attention of the grand jury by the court or by any attorney appearing on behalf of the United States for the presentation of evidence. Any such attorney receiving information concerning such an alleged offense from any other person shall, if requested by such other person, inform the grand jury of such alleged offense, the identity of such other person, and such attorney's action or recommendation.

At the outset, I would point out that plaintiffs do not seek to compel the U.S. Attorney to prosecute the named defendants. Rather, they seek to have either the court or the United States Attorney present certain information to the grand jury. This distinction is critical because almost the entirety of the opposition to plaintiffs' motion is based on the mischaracterization by the U.S. Attorney and the other defendants of plaintiffs' motion as one seeking to compel the U.S. Attorney to initiate proceedings against the other defendants.

Thus the U.S. Attorney argues that plaintiffs lack standing to bring this suit because "a private litigant lacks a sufficiently distinct interest in a criminal prosecution to compel its initiation." Govt. Memo at 7, citing Linda R.S. v. Richard D., 410 U.S. 614, 619, 93 S.Ct. 1146, 1149, 35 L.Ed.2d 536 (1973); see Leeke v. Timmerman, 454 U.S. 83, 86-87, 102 S.Ct. 69, 70-71, 70 L.Ed.2d 65 (1981); Heckler v. Chaney, ___ U.S. ___, 105 S.Ct. 1649, 84 L.Ed.2d 714 (1985) and other cases. He argues that because presenting the information to the grand jury might not lead to an indictment, or conviction, or ultimately to an award in the plaintiffs' pending civil action, plaintiffs' interest is too attenuated from the relief sought to justify allowing them to bring the instant action.

"Congress may enact statutes creating legal rights, the invasion of which creates standing, even though no injury would exist without the statute." Linda R.S. v. Richard D., 410 U.S. 614, 617 n. 3, 93 S.Ct. 1146, 1148 n. 3, 35 L.Ed.2d 536 (1973). See Warth v. Seldin, 422 U.S. 490, 500, 95 S.Ct. 2197, 2206, 45 L.Ed.2d 343 (1975); Trafficante v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co., 409 U.S. 205, 212, 93 S.Ct. 364, 368, 34 L.Ed.2d 415 (1972) (White, J., concurring); Hardin v. Kentucky Utilities Co., 390 U.S. 1, 6, 88 S.Ct. 651, 654, 19 L.Ed.2d 787 (1968). When determining whether a plaintiff has standing, I need only examine the complaint to see if the plaintiff has alleged that he has suffered a cognizable injury. Nash v. Califano, 613 F.2d 10, 14 (2d Cir.1980). 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a) creates a duty on the part of the United States Attorney that runs to the plaintiffs, and the breach of that duty gives the plaintiffs standing to seek its enforcement.[2]

The defendants contend that "the decision to prosecute is the exclusive prerogative of the Executive Branch." Govt.Memo at 10, citing United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683, 94 S.Ct. 3090, 41 L.Ed.2d 1039 (1974); Nathan v. Smith, 737 F.2d 1069 202*202 (D.C.Cir.1984); Inmates of Attica Correction Facility v. Rockefeller, 477 F.2d 375 (2d Cir.1973); Powell v. Katzenbach, 359 F.2d 234 (D.C.Cir.1965), cert. denied, 384 U.S. 906, 86 S.Ct. 1341, 16 L.Ed.2d 359 (1966), and other cases. They characterize plaintiffs' complaint and motion as attempts to compel the U.S. Attorney to prosecute the other named defendants, and, relying on the above cited cases, argue that courts have uniformly denied such relief. But no case cited has considered the requirements imposed by 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a). The only opinion I have found that even indirectly deals with the issue presented in this case is Judge Bork's concurring opinion in Nathan v. Smith, 737 F.2d 1069 (D.C.Cir.1984).

In Nathan, the issue was prosecutorial discretion under the Ethics in Government Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 591 et seq. Section 591(a) provided[3] in relevant part:

The Attorney General shall conduct an investigation pursuant to the provisions of this chapter whenever the Attorney General receives specific information that any of the persons described in subsection (b) of this section has committed a violation of any Federal criminal law other than a violation constituting a petty offense.

Judge Bork stated:

It may be thought that neither the relief granted by the district court nor that sought by the plaintiffs falls within the principle of Executive control of decisions to prosecute. The district court ordered the Attorney General to initiate a preliminary investigation; the plaintiffs seek to compel an application for the appointment of an independent counsel. The distinction between these remedies and the [prosecutorial discretion] principle discussed above has no significance, however. The only purpose of the preliminary investigation under the Ethics Act is to enable a report to the special division of this court about the need or the lack of a need for the appointment of independent counsel. The preliminary investigation is thus the first stage of the prosecutorial process and the district court has undertaken to control that stage.

Plaintiffs would have the district court control the next stage as well ordering the Attorney General to apply to the special division of this court for the appointment of an independent counsel. It is no answer to say that the courts, under either form of relief, would not control the final prosecutorial decision since that would be made by the independent counsel. There are at least two flaws in that reasoning. The first is that the principle of Executive control extends to all phases of the prosecutorial process. Thus, were this a case about an ordinary prosecution under a federal criminal statute, a plaintiff could not escape the principle discussed by demanding only an order that the Attorney General present facts to a grand jury but leaving the decision whether to sign any indictment to him. Second, if private plaintiffs have the legal ability to require an investigation of criminal charges, it is difficult to understand by what principle they could be denied a cause of action to compel the independent counsel to prosecute if that counsel had sufficient evidence to do so under the policies of the Department of Justice, which the Act requires him to follow. 28 U.S.C. § 594(f) (1982). If the execution of the laws is lodged by the Constitution in the President, that execution may not be divided up into segments, some of which courts may control and some of which the President's delegate may control. 203*203 It is all the law enforcement power and it all belongs to the Executive. It may be that answers can be given that avoid or modify these traditional views. No such answers have been offered in this case, however.

737 F.2d at 1079 (emphasis added).

Contrary to what Judge Bork stated, Congress has divided the execution of the law into segments, with the presentation of information to the grand jury concerning racketeering violations being an area where the prosecutor's discretion was explicitly removed. Judge Bork himself recognized that judicial opinion was not unanimous on this question. The portion of his concurrence emphasized above is a criticism of the decision of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in United States v. Cox, 342 F.2d 167 (5th Cir.1965). In Cox a 4-3 majority held that a United States Attorney could not be compelled to sign an indictment returned by the grand jury, and that without his signature the indictment would have no legal effect. 342 F.2d at 172. A different 4-3 majority held, however, that the United States Attorney could be required to assist the grand jury by drafting an indictment in accordance with their wishes, even if he had no intention of signing it if it were voted a true bill. 342 F.2d at 181. Accord, Report and Recommendation of June 5, 1972 Grand Jury, 370 F.Supp. 1219 (D.D.C.1974).

In other contexts, courts have acknowledged that prosecutorial discretion is not absolute. In Powell v. Katzenbach, 359 F.2d 234, 235 (D.C.Cir.1965), cert. denied, 384 U.S. 906, 86 S.Ct. 1341, 16 L.Ed.2d 359 (1966), the court stated: "[w]e will assume, without deciding, that where Congress has withdrawn all discretion from the prosecutor by special legislation, a court might be empowered to force prosecutions in some circumstances." This term in Wayte v. United States, ___ U.S. ___, 105 S.Ct. 1524, 84 L.Ed.2d 547 (1985), the Supreme Court stated that prosecutorial discretion is not "`unfettered.' Selectivity in the enforcement of criminal laws is ... subject to constitutional constraints." ___ U.S. at ___, 105 S.Ct. at 1531 (quoting United States v. Batchelder, 442 U.S. 114, 125, 99 S.Ct. 2198, 2205, 60 L.Ed.2d 755 (1979)).

Also this term, in Heckler v. Chaney, ___ U.S. ___, 105 S.Ct. 1649, 84 L.Ed.2d 714 (1985), the Supreme Court equated an agency's refusal to take requested enforcement action with a prosecutor's decision not to prosecute. After reviewing the numerous reasons why judicial review of such decisions was unsuitable the court went on to say:

Thus, in establishing this presumption [of the unreviewability of agency action] in the APA, Congress did not set agencies free to disregard legislative direction in the statutory scheme that the agency administers. Congress may limit an agency's exercise of enforcement power if it wishes, either by setting substantive priorities, or by otherwise circumscribing an agency's power to discriminate among issues or cases it will pursue.

___ U.S. at ___, 105 S.Ct. at 1657.

Plaintiffs argue that the language of § 3332(a) is clear and unambiguous: "Any such attorney receiving information concerning such an alleged offense from any other person shall, if requested by such other person, inform the grand jury of such alleged offense, the identity of such other person, and such attorney's action or recommendation." They contend that the duty to present the information is mandatory. Defendants contend that use of such mandatory language is common throughout the criminal provisions of the United States Code and has often been held to permit the exercise of prosecutorial discretion. See Heckler v. Chaney, ___ U.S. at ___, 105 S.Ct. at 1657; Inmates of Attica Correctional Facility v. Rockefeller, 477 F.2d 375, 381 (2d Cir.1973) ("The mandatory nature of the word `required' as it appears in [42 U.S.C.] § 1987 is insufficient to evince a broad Congressional purpose to bar the exercise of executive discretion in the prosecution of federal civil rights crimes."). The resolution of this issue lies in an analysis of the legislative history of 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a).

204*204 The forerunner of 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a) was introduced to the Senate on January 16, 1969 as part of Title I of the Organized Crime Control Act, S.30. The purpose of the Act was to eradicate organized crime. To accomplish this aim S.30 was designed to strengthen and vitalize the various legal tools available to the government in the evidence gathering process. Title I of the Act contained proposed amendments to 18 U.S.C. § 3321 et seq. concerning grand juries. The purpose of these amendments was to "strengthen" the "broad powers of inquiry" of grand juries.[4] Statement of Sen. McClellan, Hearings before the Subcommittee on Criminal Laws and Procedures of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 91st Cong. at 503 (1969) (hereinafter "Senate Hearings"). As Senator McClellan, one of the bill's co-sponsors, explained:

The jury would not be limited by the charge of the court but would have the right to pursue any violation of the criminal law within its jurisdiction. Citizens would be accorded the right to contact the jury, through the foreman, regarding any alleged criminal act.

Id.

Section 103(a) of the proposed Act contained the antecedent of 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a). It provided in pertinent part:

Section 3324, title 18, United States Code is amended as follows:

§ 3324. Powers and duties

* * * * * *

(b) It shall be the duty of each grand jury impaneled within any judicial district to inquire into each offense against the criminal laws of the United States alleged to have been committed within that district which is brought to the attention of the grand jury by the court or by any person.

(c) No person shall be deprived of opportunity to communicate to the foreman of a grand jury any information concerning any such alleged offense or instance of misconduct.

Senate Hearings at 7.

As Senator McClellan explained during the Hearings before Subcommittee No. 5 of the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives, Ninety-First Congress, Second Session on S.30 (hereinafter "House Hearings") (1969), Title I of S.30 "guaranteed a measure of independence" to the special grand juries it authorized. House Hearings at 82. When pressed by the chairman of the House committee on the "need for granting special grand juries almost complete autonomy from the Federal district court and the U.S. Attorney," Senator McClellan stated: "Congress has ample grounds for determining that a need exists for creation of special Federal grand juries with substantial independence of the prosecutor and court." House Hearings at 118.

Although not the most controversial aspect of the Act, much comment both pro and con was elicited during the House and Senate hearings concerning the provisions of the bill concerning grand juries. The chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary stated, "[w]ith reference to Title I[,] ... we have opposition expressed from the Judicial Conference of the United States[,].... the New York County Lawyers Association[,] ... the Association of the Bar of the City of New York[,].... the National Association of Counties—United States Conference of Mayors and the American Civil Liberties Union oppose Title I." House Hearings at 177-78.

Title I had powerful supporters as well. In a memorandum submitted to the Senate committee by then Attorney General John Mitchell, the Justice Department voiced its support of Title I:

205*205 Proposed section 3324(b) provides that "It shall be the duty of each grand jury impaneled within any judicial district to inquire into each offense against the criminal laws of the United States alleged to have been committed within the district which is brought to the attention of the grand jury by the court or by any person." This provision is a statutory recognition of existing case law holding that the inquisitorial powers of a grand jury are virtually unlimited and that the grand jury can initiate a case on its own and investigate any alleged violation of Federal law within its jurisdiction. See Hale v. Henkel, 201 U.S. 43 [26 S.Ct. 370, 50 L.Ed. 652] (1906); Blair v. United States, 250 U.S. 273 [39 S.Ct. 468, 63 L.Ed. 979] (1919); United States v. Hartke-Hanks Newspapers, 254 F.2d 366 (C.A.5), cert. denied, 357 U.S. 938 [78 S.Ct. 1385, 2 L.Ed.2d 1551] (1958); In Re Grand Jury Investigation (General Motors Corp.), 32 F.R.D. 175 (S.D.N.Y.), appeal dismissed, 318 F.2d 533 (C.A.2), cert. denied, 375 U.S. 802 [84 S.Ct. 25, 11 L.Ed.2d 37] (1963); United States v. Smyth, 104 F.Supp. 283 (N.D.Calif.1952); United States v. Gray, [sic[*]] 187 F.Supp. 436 (D.C.D.C.1964). Consequently, we can see no objection to this proposal.

Section 3324(c) provides that no person shall be deprived of opportunity to communicate to the foreman of a grand jury any information concerning any offense against the criminal laws of the United States alleged to have been committed within the district. Section 1504 of title 18, United States Code, presently makes it an offense for anyone to attempt to influence the action or decision of any grand or petit juror upon any matter pending before it by a written communication. This provision is apparently intended to make it clear that no violation of this section is committed by a person who merely communicates to the foreman of a grand jury any information regarding any offenses against the laws of the United States. This provision could well encourage wider public participation in the fight against organized crime and we, therefore, support it.

Senate Hearings at 366-67.

In response to the many criticisms, the provisions of the proposed Act regarding grand juries were amended. During the House Hearings, Edward L. Wright presented the views of the American Bar Association, which were essentially embodied in the Act in its final form.

The American Bar Association recommends that the proposed right of a private person be modified to require that information possessed by such person be channelled through the appropriate prosecutor, and further, that the prosecutor be required in all cases to communicate his action or recommendation thereon to the special grand jury.

In suggesting this amendment, we are mindful of and are fully in accord with the well-established tradition of citizen complaints. We know that criminal justice should and must be everyone's concern, and we favor doing everything proper to encourage greater cooperation by citizens in the war against organized crime. On the other hand, we are equally cognizant that the proper role of the professional prosecutor in the United States has been steadily emerging. It is our belief that the prosecutor should properly be vested with the responsibility of professionally screening allegations of criminal misconduct. At the same time, we recommend that there be built into the process a safeguard that will require the prosecutor to give an accounting of his screening.

House Hearings at 541 (emphasis in original).

Analysis of the language of the Act as it was finally enacted indicates that Congress intended the United States Attorney to be the channel through which ordinary citizens conveyed information about organized crime to the grand jury. To argue, as the government does (and as Judge Bork did in 206*206 Nathan, supra), that the prosecutor has total discretion in deciding what information to present to the grand jury flies in the face of the Act's legislative history. The section analysis section of the official legislative history of the bill as it was finally passed contains the following language:

Section 3332(a) makes it the duty of a special grand jury impaneled within any judicial district to inquire into Federal offenses alleged to have been committed within the district. As amended by the committee, alleged offenses may be brought to the attention of the special grand jury by the court or by any attorney appearing on behalf of the United States for the presentation of evidence. Any such attorney who receives information of an alleged offense from any person must, if requested by the person, inform the grand jury of the alleged offense, the identity of the person who conveyed the information, and his own action or recommendation.

2 U.S.Code Cong. & Adm.News, House Report No. 91-1549, 91st Cong.2d Sess. (1970) 4007 at 4015.

Thus both the language of 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a) and its legislative history indicate that Congress intended to remove the prosecutor's discretion in deciding whether to present information to the grand jury. He retains discretion with respect to how he acts and what he recommends concerning that information.

18 U.S.C. § 3332(a) creates a right in every person to have information known by them concerning organized crime to be presented to the grand jury. It provides two ways for this to occur—either the court may bring it to the grand jury's attention or a United States attorney can. Plaintiffs have requested one or the other form of relief, in the alternative.

In order to grant a request for mandamus a court must find: "(1) a clear right in the plaintiff to the relief sought; (2) a plainly defined and peremptory duty on the part of the defendant to do the act in question; and (3) no other adequate remedy available." Lovallo v. Froehlke, 468 F.2d 340, 343 (2d Cir.1972), cert. denied, 411 U.S. 918, 93 S.Ct. 1555, 36 L.Ed.2d 310 (1973).

Plaintiffs have urged me to request the grand jury to hear their evidence against the defendants. Although a judge may present evidence to a grand jury both under common law, see O'Bryan v. Chandler, 352 F.2d 987 (10th Cir.1965), and pursuant to the language of 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a), I decline to do so. The legislative history of Section 3332(a) suggests that Congress envisioned the United States Attorney's office as the primary channel of information to the grand jury. In a busy district such as this, moreover, it is the United States Attorney and not the individual district judge who is familiar with, and in fact sets, the schedules of the grand juries which have been impanelled in the district. Any effort by myself to bring plaintiffs' information to the attention of a grand jury would necessarily be channeled through the United States Attorney.

Since the United States Attorney has been requested to present certain information to the grand jury he must do so. I will not relieve him of a duty which Congress has seen fit to impose. 18 U.S.C. § 3332(a) imposes a "plainly defined and peremptory duty" on the part of the United States Attorney to present the plaintiffs' information concerning the alleged wrongdoing of the other defendants to the grand jury.

When first presented with plaintiffs' information in February, the United States Attorney's Office declined to act. It cited its heavy caseload, the need to conduct its own investigation to satisfy internal policies and the need to obtain the approval of the Justice Department before proceeding, and concluded that the chances of commencing prosecution of the other defendants named herein before the statute of limitations ran in May were almost non-existent. The substantial work already done by plaintiffs' attorneys in preparing this case and the apparent willingness of the alleged victims to come forward and testify should greatly facilitate the investigation 207*207 of plaintiffs' allegations by the grand jury. Although the statute does not specify in what way the United States Attorney should present information to the grand jury, under the circumstances of this case and in the interests of efficiency and justice, I strongly urge the United States Attorney to allow plaintiffs' attorney, Mr. Piccoli, to appear before the grand jury as a witness. I note, in any event, that this order does not invade the realm of prosecutorial discretion. The statute requires that the information proffered by plaintiffs, and the identity of plaintiffs, be brought to the attention of the grand jury. This order requires no more.

Plaintiffs' request for a writ of mandamus is granted.

SO ORDERED.

[1] Plaintiffs have also included a request that I appoint "a special prosecutor as the Court's own representative for presenting the pertinent details of the criminal wrongdoing of [certain named defendants] to the Grand Jury for its consideration." They cite no statute or case law authorizing such relief but rely instead on the court's "inherent" power. The only statutes dealing with the appointment of special prosecutors by the court (now called "independent counsel") all relate to the Ethics in Government Act, 28 U.S.C. § 591 et seq., which is not relevant to this case. Plaintiffs have not briefed this issue. I do not believe the inherent powers of the court go so far. See Matter of Application for Appointment of Independent Counsel, 596 F.Supp. 1465 (E.D.N.Y.1984). See also Fed.R. Crim.P. 42(b).

[2] Plaintiffs also argue that the Sedima requirement of a prior conviction gives them a direct financial interest in seeking prosecution and therefore, standing. That argument fails because of the unfettered discretion of the government's attorneys in deciding whether to prosecute.

[3] Section 591(a) was amended in 1983 by Pub.L. 97-409 § 4(a)(1), which substituted "information sufficient to constitute grounds to investigate" for "specific information" after "the Attorney General receives." In light of the holding of Nathan where the court relied on the lack of "specific information" to deny mandamus, it seems apparent that the amendment to Section 591(a) was designed to make it clear that the decision to investigate would rest with the Attorney General who would have discretion to decide whether the information received constituted "sufficient ... grounds."

[4] In its final form the Act did not simply amend the United States Code provisions concerning grand juries but created new sections requiring the appointment of special grand juries in all judicial districts with over four million inhabitants. These special grand juries were to be devoted to investigating organized crime. They had all the powers of regular grand juries plus the explicit authorization to issue reports concerning either organized crime conditions in the district or malfeasance in office by a public official.

[*] Editor's note: citation should be 87 F.Supp. 436 (D.D.C.1949).

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO IMMEDIATELY

You need to draft letters that will be used in your efforts.  Find your elected officials here.  Please review these letters, and do a first draft of those you want to send: 

LETTER #1 -- Letter to your State Representative -- 60 days prior to June 3

This letter requests a letter from your state rep to be used in your efforts to present evidence to the state/county grand jury.

LETTER #2 -- Letter to your State Senator -- 60 days prior to June 3

This letter requests a letter from your state senator to be used in your efforts to present evidence to the state/county grand jury.

LETTER #3 -- Letter to your Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives -- 60 days prior to June 3

This letter requests a letter from your U.S. Congressman to be used in your efforts to present evidence to the federal grand jury.

LETTER #4 -- Letter to your United States Senators -- 60 days prior to June 3y

This letter requests a letter from your U.S. Congressman to be used in your efforts to present evidence to the federal grand jury.

LETTER #5 -- Letter to Your Local District Attorney or Prosecuting Attorney -- 45 days prior to June 3

This letter is your initial request for the prosecuting attorney to bring charges.  Your goal is to establish that the prosecutor ignored your information.

LETTER #6 -- Letter to Your Local U.S. Attorney -- 45 days prior to June 3

This letter is your initial request for the prosecuting attorney to bring charges.  Your goal is to establish that the prosecutor ignored your information.

LETTER #7 -- Letter to Your Local District Attorney or Prosecuting Attorney -- 21 days prior to June 3

This letter is your second attempt to get action from the prosecuting attorney.  Your goal is to establish that they ignored your information.

LETTER #8 -- Letter to Your Local U.S. Attorney -- 21 days prior to June 3

This letter is your second attempt to get action from the prosecuting attorney.  Your goal is to establish that they ignored your information.

LETTER #9 -- Letter to District Attorney's Receptionist -- June 3 - Day you take EVIDENCE for the Grand Jury

This letter is to attempt to influence the receptionist to refrain from interfering with the distribution of your evidence to each grand juror.

LETTER #10 -- Letter to U.S. Attorney's Receptionist -- June 3 - Day you take EVIDENCE for the Grand Jury

This letter is to attempt to influence the receptionist to refrain from interfering with the distribution of your evidence to each grand juror.

LETTER #11 -- Letter to District Attorney -- June 3 - Day you take EVIDENCE for the Grand Jury

This letter is to attempt to influence the District Attorney to refrain from interfering with the distribution of your evidence to each grand juror.

LETTER #12 -- Letter to U.S. Attorney -- June 3 - Day you take EVIDENCE for the Grand Jury

This letter is to attempt to influence the U.S. Attorney to refrain from interfering with the distribution of your evidence to each grand juror.

LETTER #13 -- Letter to the County Grand Jurors -- June 3 - Day you take EVIDENCE for the Grand Jury

This is it.  This is your two-page letter pitching the Grand Jury to allow you to present your evidence.

LETTER #14 -- Letter to the Federal Grand Jurors -- June 3 - Day you take EVIDENCE for the Grand Jury

This is it.  This is your two-page letter pitching the Grand Jury to allow you to present your evidence.

LETTER #15 -- Letter to District Attorney the day after Evidence was delivered for the Grand Jurors -- June 3 + 1

Assuming you didn't get to see the grand jurors personally to distribute your evidence letters, this is a letter to warn the District Attorney not to interfere with distribution of the evidence.

LETTER #16 -- Letter to U.S. Attorney the day after Evidence was delivered for the Grand Jurors -- June 3 + 1

Assuming you didn't get to see the grand jurors personally to distribute your evidence letters, this is a letter to warn the District Attorney not to interfere with distribution of the evidence.

PLEASE DON'T TAKE ANY ACTION YET.  READ THIS MATERIAL, RESEARCH, AND PREPARE, BUT WAIT FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE LAWLESS AMERICA REVOLUTION BEFORE YOU MAKE ANY CONTACT.

Understand the Goal and the Obstacles

The goal is to get your fellow citizens (the grand jury) to agree that criminal charges should be pursued against judicial corruption or government corruption -- whatever you have valid CRIMINAL complaints aboutYou cannot take civil complaints to a grand jury -- only criminal complaintsSo, make sure you have a valid criminal complaint 

Know that just about everyone with any government authority will be out to stop youThat goes from the receptionist to the bailiff to the janitorThey will ignore you, refuse to help you, refuse to do their duty, lie to you, and moreYour mission must be to overcome all obstaclesIt takes PERSISTENCE, creativity, and guts.

The District Attorney and U.S. Attorney will claim that you do not have the right to present charges to the grand jury directly.  This is not true.  Any citizen has the right to notify a grand jury of criminal charges.  When the DA and/or U.S. Attorney make such a claim, demand in writing that you be shown the statute and case law to support this position.  The DA and U.S. Attorney will be unable to do so.

Research

First, know everything that you can about what you are going to be doing.  Lay all necessary groundwork. 

1.  Research your state's statutes on grand juries.  Determine what types of grand juries exist in your state, and determine what the laws are relative to grand juries.  A Yahoo search for (your state) criminal statutes will probably return what you need.  The searches to do are: (your state name) grand jury -- (your state name) grand jury presentment -- (your state name) grand jury procedures.  (This is the State by State Analysis of Right of Citizens to present Criminal Charges to a State or County Grand Jury.)

2.  Find out where the grand juries meet.  Call or visit the county district attorney's office and U.S. Attorney's office for where the crimes took place.  (This isn't your home...but where the bad guys committed the crimes.) 

Press *67, and call the appropriate office.  Call at 12:15 so you get backup receptionists.  Don't identify yourself or provide any information if you don't have to.  Simply ask: When and where does the grand jury meet?  Is there a grand jury inn session now?  What days do they meet, and what time do they start each day? 

Visit the grand jury areas before you do anything else just so you will have the lay of the land for when you or an agent delivers your sealed envelopes.  You will need to be able to tell an agent where the grand jury room is, where there is someone posted who may deny access, etc.  Casually ask the name of any receptionists or security people.  Take notes of everything.

3.  Research the state and federal statutes for the crimes that you feel were committed.  Note the statutes as you will need to cite them.  Identify the specific federal and state statutes that you believe were violated and the names of the people who violated each.  Index to each state's statutes.

If your state has a RICO Act, study carefully the predicate acts.  These are crimes that must have been committed for RICO to be applicable.  Those state and federal statutes will be the key ones for you. 

Now, make sure the statute of limitations has not expired on your claims.  (In Georgia, RICO is five years from when you discovered the criminal racketeering enterprise, so that was the critical date for me.)

NEXT STEPS

If you missed the February 17 and/or February 24 Lawless America Show, I encourage you to listen to the recordings -- Episodes 100 and 101.

Do a first draft of your letters.

Tune in Sunday, April 21 or April 28, 2013 from 9 pm to 11 pm Eastern Time for the next TalkShoe shows discussing how all of this will be done.

If you have questions about this process, please email them to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with TALKSHOE QUESTION as the subject in all caps.  All of these questions will be answered on the show.


ESSENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE LAWS IN YOUR STATE:

State by State Analysis of Right of Citizens to present Criminal Charges to a State or County Grand Jury and Links to Statutes, etc.

State RICO Statutes

Grand Jury Statutes

State Codes
OTHER INFORMATION

Size of Grand Juries by State -- Grand Jury Term by State -- Other Helpful Grand Jury Information

Previous Lawless America Grand Jury Articles

Grand Juries -- Wikipedia 

Grand Juries -- Constitution Society

Article of Amendment V of the Bill of Rights

Opening the Grand Jury -- Constitution Society

Federal Statute on Grand Juries -- 18 U.S.C. § 3332

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William M. Windsor 

I am not an attorney.  I cannot give legal advice.  Please make your own determinations or seek legal advice should you know an honest attorney.

Disclaimer
This manual is intended purely as a communication of information in accordance with the right of free speech. It does not constitute either general or specific legal advice. Anyone seeking legal advice should consult a competent professional. Neither the author, editor or publisher guarantee that using this information will result in success or protect the reader from harm. The reader must accept that risk, and thoroughly study the law before using any of this material. Readers must take full responsibility for the consequences of any actions taken based on the contents of this manual.


 

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