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Old July 16, 2013, 11:15 AM   #101
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Calling got the UN to investigate is a desperation measure, which to me proves that JJ knows the Feds can't/won't do anything. Sadly, the rabble rousers like Jackson and Sharpton just won't ever give up. They can't -- it's what keeps their names and faces in the news, and its "face time" that keeps the money rolling in.
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Old July 16, 2013, 08:38 PM   #102
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It's their job Aguila. Take that from them and they are unemployed.

This Un reach sounds like JJ found out the DOJ did their homework and a civil rights or hate crime trial is a non starter.
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Old July 17, 2013, 11:37 PM   #103
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Exactly what could the UN do on US soil?

interesting - i heard this too. So exactly what jurisdiction does the UN have? Can they compel testimony, order discovery, bring and prosecute charges - anything like a civil or criminal trial under our US legal system? would they bring suit within Federal Court? Could someone describe how they make an argument for having standing in such a case?
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Old July 24, 2013, 02:16 PM   #104
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interesting - i heard this too. So exactly what jurisdiction does the UN have? Can they compel testimony, order discovery, bring and prosecute charges - anything like a civil or criminal trial under our US legal system? would they bring suit within Federal Court? Could someone describe how they make an argument for having standing in such a case?
I can see no way that they could do anything. GZ is a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil. Any ruling they make would only be symbolic. The only catch I can see is that it might be possible for them to make it unsafe for him to travel outside U.S. jurisdiction.
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Old July 25, 2013, 10:53 AM   #105
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We were discussing the realistic issue of civil suits. Unless the UN is actually involved (actually means really - not speculation or calls by folks that are also speculative), let's move away from that.

That's a hint.
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