Charges Against Cliven Bundy Dismissed With Prejudice

BY Herschel Smith
1 week, 5 days ago

Fox News:

A federal judge dismissed all charges against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, his two sons and another man on Monday after accusing prosecutors of willfully withholding evidence from Bundy’s lawyers.

U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro cited “flagrant prosecutorial misconduct” in her decision to dismiss all charges against the Nevada rancher and three others.

“The court finds that the universal sense of justice has been violated,” Navarro said.

[ … ]

On Dec. 20, Navarro declared a mistrial in the high-profile Bundy case. It was only the latest, stunning development in the saga of the Nevada rancher, who led a tense, armed standoff with federal officials trying to take over his land. The clash served as a public repudiation of the federal government.

The Brady rule, named after the landmark 1963 Supreme Court case known as Brady vs. Maryland, holds that failure to disclose such evidence violates a defendant’s right to due process.

“In this case the failures to comply with Brady were exquisite, extraordinary,” said Fox News legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano. “The judge exercised tremendous patience.”

[ … ]

Navarro said Monday it was clear the FBI was involved in the prosecution and it was not a coincidence that most of the evidence that was held back – which would have worked in Bundy’s favor – came from the FBI, AZCentral reported.

With prejudice.  That means it’s over … for now.  The BLM won’t go quietly into the darkness like they need to.  Controllers gotta’ control.  It’s what they do.  Besides, there’s too much land to be taken and given away in the patronage in which Senators and Congresscritters all engage.  This one was just about Senator Harry Reid and his son.  There’s more where this came from.


Comments

  1. On January 9, 2018 at 10:00 am, Fred said:

    I would love to take a peak the judges phone records. Why did she stop playing ball with the feds? Last I heard, but I’ve not followed it closely, was that she is part and parcel to the kangaroo proceedings. Maybe some folks spoke too soon in that regard, or maybe, the feds are just simply (still) stupid.

    None the less it’s unlikely to ever end. Unlimited resources and time…

  2. On January 9, 2018 at 11:33 am, Ned said:

    Prosecutors routinely violate the Brady rule. For this case to be dismissed with prejudice by the judge, whatever happened must have been exceedingly egregious.

  3. On January 9, 2018 at 11:57 pm, J said:

    Remember Harry’s busted up face and eye
    The Traitor got off easy

  4. On January 10, 2018 at 8:34 am, Heywood said:

    @Ned. If you have the time, read the whole dismissal. It’s stunning…but not surprising (if that makes any sense). You know this kind of crap happens every day, but is not in the public eye so “goes away”.

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