Re: Weasels v. trans..(what good contesting do)

From: \[ Robert-Coyote \] (
Date: Sun May 21 2000 - 16:37:46 MDT

What good will [lying or] contesting do?
There are many ways to defeat a charge beyond the "did or didn't do the
deed" evidence, like due process mistakes, miss-enforecement, void for
vuageness, procedural error "testilying", lack of elements,
miss-codification (bad statute), conflicts of law, and many more types of
collateral attacks/defences or demmurers than I can list here.

The courts are already totaly overburdened with existing cases !
If everyone who was cited with a traffic infraction were to demand a jury
trial. and did due dilligence with discovery etc, the courts would collapse
under the strain with the CURRENT caseload. wrote:
> People are assumng something that I can't assume, which is that in a
> transparent, surveillanced society that courts would exist in the way
they do
> now.
> I think they'd be nearly obsolete.
> If every act was archived, every action known by all, prosecutors,
> and judges would have to go the way of the dodo.For this reason alone, it
> couldn't happen, since lawyers need jobs as much as criminals do.
> The way it is today, these kinds of arguments find wieght. When
everything is
> known what good will lying or contesting do?

With such technology comes the technology to counterfeit surveillance

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