If you didn't realize how corrupt things can get . . .

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If you didn't realize how corrupt things can get . . .

Postby Judge Roy Bean » Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:07 am

The legal profession should be asking some questions about how far this has been allowed to go for so many years.

On the face of it, is self-policing still viable?

After any number of years watching the abuses of the financial services industry and now seeing the article (link below) appear, I'm reminded of a phrase that now resonates: "Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?"

Rolling Stone is not alone in this - they're just more blatant even if they miss the target of responsibility on the part of lawyers who stand back while their colleagues turn the crank of injustice.


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Re: If you didn't realize how corrupt things can get . . .

Postby JamesVincent » Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:37 am

Incredibly good article. Thanks for sharing Judge.

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Re: If you didn't realize how corrupt things can get . . .

Postby Unidyne » Fri Nov 12, 2010 1:50 am

No, THIS is how corrupt things have already gotten:

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/11/weal ... dium=email

"A fund manager for Smith Barney is getting off without felony charges after he allegedly ran over a cyclist with his Mercedes and fled the scene in Eagle, Colorado, because, the DA says, felony charges would be bad for the fund manager's business."
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Re: If you didn't realize how corrupt things can get . . .

Postby Brandybuck » Fri Nov 12, 2010 7:19 pm

It's good to be the crony of Bushobama.
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