from EB: woman in Fla. hunts down probate court corruption

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https://www.yoursun.com/charlotte/news/a-better-system-despite-change-some-still-see-elderly-guardianship/article_764ea9ee-a24d-11e8-bd76-b7a60a2fda87.html?fbclid=IwAR3pj5akqNqHvmk6ByVEs9Dt1CE0cAgf74GS-1ohoBdfVNgQfeGzwjo-E5s

A better system? Despite change, some still see elderly guardianship problems

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Hogue lives in Naples, but she said she takes trips around the five counties of the circuit to search for victims of abusive guardianships.

“This is the perfect place for such crimes as Florida is a retirement capital,” Hogue said. “This has become an industry that is fueled by ruthless greed.”

Guardianship reform has been a hot topic across the nation in the last few years, and Florida recently made changes to give the state greater oversight of the system.

As a result, a first-of-its…

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From AA: why is a judge charged with corruption running for office?

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DISGRACED “PEOPLE FOR CASH” ​ EXJUDGE STEVE BAILEY,
RUNNING FOR CALIF. ATTORNEY GENERAL? What?
“Ole Juryless, Constitution Out The Window Bailey”–, CHARGED WITH OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE FROM THE “PROBATE BENCH”
 
THIS “STINKS”—-DESPITE BEING CHARGED WITH RIGGING CASES AS PROBATE JUDGE. “PEOPLE FOR CASH” TYPE CHARGES, EX PROBATE JUDGE STEVE BAILEY while facing a CA ethics committee during the current election season, is the GOP nominee for California attorney general. Former probate judge Steven Bailey has been accused and evidence presented of his using his judgeship for election purposes, illegally receiving gifts, and rigging cases to direct business and funds to a firms where his son and nephew worked and benefited from……ALL IN VIOLATION OF LAW. Bailey served as an El Dorado County judge from 2009 through the end 2017.
 

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From DJ: Witness Prep and how many items did BK violate?

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Witness Prep

1. When asked a question, wait a few seconds for your attorney to object. Common objections are vague, misleading, compound question, facts not in evidence, hearsay. The judge will then make a ruling. If she says sustained wait for your attorney to ask another question or rephrase your question. During this time, think carefully about your answer. If you have to take some time to get your answer right, take your time.

2. When answering a question, try to be simple and direct. Do not continue on with a long narrative unless your attorney says “go on” and the judge permits it. In general, you have to answer all questions directly and concisely. One sentence is good enough. Your attorney will ask another question.

3. During questioning, sit up and look people in the eye. Don’t play with your glasses, pens or paper. Look at the jury and/or…

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From FB: More than 500 law professors and the ABA withdraw support for BK after testimony based upon (complete lack of) Judicial Temprament

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What an embarrassment to the WH

https://www.yahoo.com/news/more-500-law-professors-condemn-010208585.html

More than 500 law professors from nearly 100 law schools around the nation have signed a letter to the U.S. Senate to say that the volatile temperament Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh displayed on Thursday as he testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee disqualifies him from sitting on the nation’s highest court.

“We regret that we feel compelled to write to you to provide our views that at the Senate hearings on Thursday, September 27, 2018, the Honorable Brett Kavanaugh displayed a lack of judicial temperament that would be disqualifying for any court, and certainly for elevation to the highest court of this land,” the letter says.

The letter is signed by many high-profile law professors, including eight from Yale Law School, where Kavanaugh obtained his law degree. The letter remains open for additional signatures through Thursday, when it will be presented…

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