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OUTRAGE! Carol Fisher found guilty!
by world cant wait Saturday, Apr. 29, 2006 at 10:43 AM
cleveland@worldcantwait.org

The World Can't Wait! Drive Out the Bush Regime invites you to a Speak Out at Coventry Yard TODAY, Sat., April 29, at 3 pm. Is the current order moving toward fascism??? Or not?? Come and speak your mind and listen to others. Our lives and the lives of many around the world may depend on it.

Late today, after a 5-day trial, Carol Fisher was found guilty of 2 counts
of assault on police officers for posting a sign announcing World Can't
Wait's protests against Bush's State of the Union address. This is an
outrage! Her sentencing will be on June 2. We have a lot of work to do.

From the beginning, this trial was stacked against Carol, and was meant to
be a vicious message to anyone who thinks or acts outside of the box.
Judge McGinty wouldn't allow Carol and her attorneys the ability to wage a
defense. The only "relevent" testimony was that provided by the state.
No politics was allowed into the trial. Nothing about the brutal and
arrogant reputation of the Cleveland Heights police. Nothing about how
Carol was the one assaulted by the police and then humiliated at
University Hospital when she was taken there for her injuries.

The testimony of a courageous EMS worker who was afraid for Carol's safety
from the police rampage was cut to a mere 4 minutes. Only one character
witness was allowed, and then only for a couple minutes. The judge
refused to inform the jury of a serious lie by the prosecution during
closing testimony.

But even after this outrageous verdict, it still wasn't over! The judge
actually praised the "professionalism" of these cops and said they "they
have a bright future!" He then ordered that Carol submit to a
psychological exam as part of the pre-sentencing investigation! He said
that he thinks she might have a "martyr complex." The judge told Carol
that she better be prepared to apologize at her sentencing or else "bring
your toothbrush with you." This was all too much for Carol's supporters,
and many stormed out of the courtroom in response. One supporter, a
professor at Case Western Reserve University, was ejected from the hallway
after calling the prosecutor a lier. Another WCWer was escorted out of
the building by an armed sheriff.

This was a truly sickening display, and one which has big implications for
anyone who refuses to go along with the Bush program. They are trying to
send a message: shut up, submit to authority, or you will pay the price.

But Carol's message is: "This will not be easy. If we speak the truth,
they will try to silence us. If we act, they will try to stop us. But we
speak for the majority, here and around the world, and as we get this
going we are going to reach out to the people who have been so badly
fooled by Bush and we are NOT going to stop." And we are NOT going to
apologize.

Those of us who hate the direction the Bush regime is taking things, who
will not have Iran attacked in our name, who will not sit silently by as
our rights are whittled away, need to continue to organize. The World
Can't Wait! Drive Out the Bush Regime invites you to a Speak Out at
Coventry Yard TODAY, Sat., April 29, at 3 pm. Is the current order
moving toward fascism??? Or not?? Come and speak your mind and listen to
others. Our lives and the lives of many around the world may depend on
it.

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Judge McGinty previously got a "thumbs down" from the Free Times
by andy Saturday, Apr. 29, 2006 at 1:28 PM

http://www.freetimes.com/print.php?sid=1880&POSTNUKESID=86cad678

JUDGE TIMOTHY MCGINTY The Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge's recommendation was pivotal in helping controversial former Cleveland crime lab technician Joseph Serowick get hired to head the forensic science program at Youngstown State University . Serowick was fired by the city in June after being accused of “scientific fraud” by forensic experts for his testimony in the 1988 Michael Green case, which resulted in Green being falsely imprisoned for 13 years before being released in 2001. McGinty was the prosecutor in the Green case and used Serowick's now-discredited testimony to help secure a conviction

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IN JAIL
by JAIL BIRD Wednesday, May. 10, 2006 at 10:21 PM

STATUS :IN JAIL

ON MAY 1, 2006 THE DEFENDANT WAS REFERRED TO PROBATION DEPARTMENT FOR PRE-SENTENCE INVESTIGATION. ON MAY 1, 2006 DEFENDANT WAS GIVEN HER P.S.I. INTERVIEW DATE AND TIME. THIS MORNING PROBATION OFFICER JOYCE GILLESPIE CALLED TO INFORM THIS COURT THAT DEFENDANT HAD NOT APPEARED AND THAT PROBATION OFFICER JOYCE GILLESPIE CALLED DEFENDANT AT HOME. PROBATION OFFICER SPOKE WITH DEFENDANT AND DEFENDANT INFORMED (PROBATION OFFICER) THAT SHE WAS NOT COMING IN FOR P.S.I. INTERVIEW, THE PAPERWORK WAS TOO EXTENSIVE AND THAT SHE WOULD DEAL WITH THE COURT THROUGH HER ATTORNEY. THE PROBATION OFFICER FURTHER INFORMED THIS COURT THAT THE DEFENDANT RELAYED TO HER THAT SHE WAS NOT GOING TO FOLLOW THE COURT'S ORDER AND THAT THE DEFENDANT WAS VERY ABRUPT IN TONE WITH HER. A BOND FORFEITURE CAPIAS WAS ISSUED FOR FAILING TO APPEAR FOR P.S.I. INTERVIEW. 05/09/2006 CPDMB 05/09/2006 11:02:30

ON THE 9TH DAY OF MAY, 2006, THE DEFENDANT, CAROLYN G FISHER, FAILING TO APPEAR IN COURT AS HE/SHE WAS BOUND TO DO BY THE CONDITIONS OF HIS/HER RECOGNIZANCE, THE COURT ORDERS THAT THE SAID RECOGNIZANCE, TAKEN HERETOFORE IN THIS CAUSE BE, AND THE SAME IS, FORFEITED ABSOLUTELY. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT THE CLERK SHALL FORTHWITH GIVE AS PROVIDED BY LAW, THE SURETY OF RECORD, OR THE DEFENDANT IF THE DEFENDANT WAS RELEASED ON PERSONAL BOND, NOTICE TO APPEAR IN THIS COURT ON OR BEFORE THE 8TH DAY OF JUNE, 2006. IF THERE IS A SURETY, SUCH SURETY SHALL PRODUCE THE BODY OF SAID DEFENDANT, OR SHOW WHY JUDGMENT SHALL NOT BE ENTERED AGAINST HIM/HER FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE RECOGNIZANCE GIVEN IN THIS CAUSE. IF THE DEFENDANT WAS RELEASED ON A PERSONAL BOND, THE DEFENDANT SHALL SHOW WHY JUDGMENT SHALL NOT BE ENTERED AGAINST HIM/HER FOR THE AMOUNT OF THE RECOGNIZANCE GIVEN IN THIS CAUSE. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT A CAPIAS BE ISSUED FOR THE SAID DEFENDANT. THE COURT ORDERS A BOND FORFEITURE AND CAPIAS TO ISSUE FOR THE DEFENDANT. DEFENDANT FAILED TO APPEAR. (FOR P.S.I. INTERVIEW). 05/09/2006 CPDMB 05/09/2006 10:57:32

Number: 10813624
Name: CAROLYN G FISHER
Status: DEFN JAIL
Date of Birth: 05/19/1952
Race: WHITE
Sex: FEMALE

2903.13 ASSAULT (PEACE OFFICER)
2903.13 ASSAULT (PEACE OFICER

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human being
by Fues Fission Thursday, May. 11, 2006 at 5:09 PM

Welcome to Amerika-the question would be how much more are we going to take before we kick slime balls with titles like judge to the curb. We blissfully go shopping and galivanting about like mindless fools while people like Mcginty take our constitution and throw it in the garbage. I know my words mean nothing by themselves but our voice combined would keep this from happening, yet most are silent. The price for your silence is being paid by people like Carlyn G. Fisher, don't be surprized when your turn comes. Freedom is not automatic, it must be guarded with vigilence and affirmative action. I am reduced to rudeness in saying McGinty, go fuck yourself, you are just one of many bastards in America who has forgotten conveniently, unless it pertains to you, what America is. Your small minded life, devoid of joy , is the reward you so richly deserve for your transgressions.
Fues

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human being
by Fues Fission Thursday, May. 11, 2006 at 5:14 PM

Welcome to Amerika-the question would be how much more are we going to take before we kick slime balls with titles like judge to the curb. We blissfully go shopping and galivanting about like mindless fools while people like Mcginty take our constitution and throw it in the garbage. I know my words mean nothing by themselves but our voice combined would keep this from happening, yet most are silent. The price for your silence is being paid by people like Carlyn G. Fisher, don't be surprized when your turn comes. Freedom is not automatic, it must be guarded with vigilence and affirmative action. I am reduced to rudeness in saying McGinty, go fuck yourself, you are just one of many bastards in America who has forgotten conveniently, unless it pertains to you, what America is. Your small minded life, devoid of joy , is the reward you so richly deserve for your transgressions.
Fues

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Mr.
by Jeremy Spoons Thursday, May. 11, 2006 at 7:35 PM
jjs23456@yahoo.com 307 Young Ct. NW Jacksonville, AL 36265

Hello,

How can McGinty say that??? How can he say that opposition to Bush is "delusional"?! How can he say that opposing police brutality is a sign of dementia?

What kind of a fascist is this Judge McGinty? (I will try to be polite, as, after hearing about this, I am absolutely furious. I had initially searched Judge McGinty on Google, hoping for some way to email this nazi in as hateful a way as possible, not that that would do any good, other than send the thought police to my front door.)

So they are giving the bushco treatment to this wonderful activist, obviously a bright light, and someone to admire. I am absolutely devastated daily to hear about the suffering of our people today! From seniors being tortured by rapacious pharma companies and bush's prescription drug plan, which is a bait and switch for the pharma industry, to our people sent to the war in Iraq, to endure death and murder, and to be so dehumanized as to absolutely make fine red mist, out of innocent civilians, men, women, and children!! The very definition of the brutal occupation, the oppressor.

As Helen Thomas said, this war has scarred a whole generation of Americans and Iraqis. That cannot ever be undone! Who could ever make right what has been done to the Iraqi people? There is no justice for them. Their suffering is unfathomable. One of my professors, Dr. Al Hamdani, gave a speech at an Iraq war protest I attended. He is originally from Iraq. He said, when he talks to his folks back home, that he would ask them how relatives were doing in other cities there, and his folks in Iraq tell him that they can't find out, that the risk of being blown up is too great to venture to other cities. That one must stay at home as much as possible, and venture for provisions only when necessary. Their lives are shattered!!!! Every damn day!!! Oh god... oh god....

And we have this ..... okay, use nice words.... this man who calls himself a judge but who is an operative of bush, obviously, and he is determined to destroy one of America's greatest and brightest, a woman who had the temerity to stand up to the bush crime family and to take action... who was brutalized by the punk police... who will be victimized by this "judge's" need to make an example. Only, he is the fool. He actually thinks she is a rebel. But he is the rebel, and bush is the rebel, and this country is going to rise up, and it is rising up, and we will not tolerate this!!! we will not!! This is in solidarity. Thanks for bringing this to my attention. Thank you.

In outrage, and comradery, for our people!!!!!!!

Jeremy Spoons,
Jacksonville, AL 36265

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Gate Keeper
by Jail Sunday, May. 21, 2006 at 7:09 PM

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