From KKD; Lanre Amu refuses to apologize to ARDC for speaking out against corruption

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Lanre: 

 

 Indeed,” practicing Law while Black” (without official permission) apparently in Illinois is prohibited, however, the penalties associated therewith are our dirty little secrets.   Indeed, everyone knows that we all are supposed to keep quiet concerning Cook County, Illinois approved corruption.   

 

If the media were to expose your disciplinary proceeding in an election year the overt racism that you were subjected it might cause a few people who share a dark hue to their skin to not vote for the corrupt POLITICAL ELITE.    Your example of honoring your oath might even breed a quest for the Court to rid itself of corruption!    

 

Indeed, the overt racism that you were subjected might even tarnish certain favored members of the political elite.    It was very difficult for Mr. Larkin (and by extension the Illinois Supreme Court) to explain how a disciplinary proceeding can (or could) be…

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From EB: Good news: Assisted Decision Making law in Mich. makes it easier to avoid gship

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Dolores, 87, sits in her apartment in Northwest Washington on June 22, 2018, discussing how it feel to no longer have a guardian. (Theresa Vargas/The Washington Post)
ColumnistJune 27 at 7:00 AM

The 87-year-old wore a silk dress she had sewn herself. The bright blue fabric featuring yellow, turquoise and lavender flowers pulled at the eyes, and against it, the pale pink stones of her necklace seemed a conservative choice. But that’s not why she wore it.

With a smile, she explained that she had picked the beads less for the statement they made than for the promise they held.

“They’re supposed to help you get a boyfriend,” she said, laughing.

When the woman tells people she is not far from 90, they show genuine surprise. She has…

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From EB: It’s corruption trial season in New York–top govt aides Peroco, Silver and Kaloyeros for contract steering and bid rigging

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/18/nyregion/new-york-today-manhattan-federal-court.html

New York Today: It’s Corruption Trial Season in NY

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Alain E. Kaloyeros leaving federal court in 2016.CreditChristian Hansen for The New York Times

Good morning on this toasty Monday.

The weather’s heating up, and so are our courts.

Two major corruption trials are set to begin this week in New York, both featuring defendants who have worked closely with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

“It’s been the season for public corruption trials in the Manhattan federal court,” said the New York Times reporter Benjamin Weiser. He noted that these will be the third and fourth major corruption trials in just six months in the same court.

In March, one of the governor’s former top aides, Joseph Percoco, was found guilty in a corruption trial. And in a widely watched retrial in May, Sheldon Silver, the former State Assembly speaker, was…

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From FB: Form I 864 is very important for foreign nationals in divorce court

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Sometimes when mothers or fathers lose custody, and were the primary caretaker, they may be an immigrant with a green card who is no longer employable.  However, these persons are not to become public charges, but their sponsor must pay them 125% of the poverty level annually to ensure they do not become public charges.

Read on for more caselaw and information:

From:  http://www.i-864.net/blog/suing-864-december-2016-update

We are publishing an update to our 2012 article, Suing on the I-864, Affidavit of Support. That original article, along with a February 2014 update, is available on our website here. The current article reviews all United States case law concerning enforcement of the I-864, going back to publication of the last article. Together the three articles review every case throughout the United States to consider enforcement of the I-864.

Download the article here: Suing on the I-864 – December 2016 Update

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This is the…

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From DSS: Request to sign petition to free Virginia Jean Wahab from an abusive guardianship

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A note from AAAPG founder, Dr Sam Sugar:

I urge all readers who are outraged by this abuse to sign the change.org petition, Release Jean Wahab- an American senior citizen imprisoned for no crime.

Guardians from Hell

The completely legal, utterly grotesque system for undermining the rights of the elderly
June 21, 2018 • 2:00 PM

At 92-years-old, Virginia “Jean” Wahab hadn’t lost any of the vitality and health she maintained throughout her life. She raised two daughters as a single mom and made a home for them in the Detroit, Michigan suburb of Oak Park. Wahab worked on her feet and didn’t retire from her job at a local family restaurant until she was 88.

Fiercely independent, Wahab was quite happy living at home after retirement. She had a healthy social life. She did her own grocery shopping and chores. She so rarely needed to pay a visit to a hospital that her health insurance was barely touched.

Her…

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From FB: 13 year old charged with juvenile deliquency over recording the school principal!

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While this article gets a number of things wrong (juveniles can only be charged with juvenile deliquency NOT with any actual crime), this article does show several issues 1) no one really understands the Illinois Eavesdropping Act of 2014; 2) Adults in charge of children who don’t want to be held accountable may get an overzealous prosecutor to use it to quell 1st Amendment rights of children in the US and 3)  it’s a near impossible battle to charge anyone with using a cell phone to record an event, they’re so prevalent, we may as just forget that one.  But, if the principal didn’t want to be recorded, he should have just walked away and emailed the student and the student’s parents.

In reality, the principal is a public servant and as such, he should expect to be recorded. Most principals get paid handsomely for a 9 to 5 or…

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From YT: Another country heard from as to why nursing homes just don’t work

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However, the highlight of this URL is the following top comment:

Nursing homes are foul disgusting pits of hell, even the nicest ones in the best neighborhoods. The reek of piss and misery and hopelessness. The whole industry is just warped from top to bottom. You can’t warehouse helpless people and then hire unskilled workers and have them care for them with compassion and understanding. The whole concept doesn’t work. These people should be with their families or maybe even foster families. If this was about nursing, these nurses are very uncompassionate. It is usually about getting rid of unwanted old people who need a little extra help in life. I can only imagine what they uncovered and what they didn’t is probably much worse. These people aren’t valued, aren’t considered cute any more, they are looked at as living human waste and dollar signs. Even people who think they…

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