Professor of Economics Patrick McPherron give empirical evidence that judicial immunity is not a legitimate doctrine and has severely damaged the democratic process.
The Judicial Branch controls the government. Under the doctrine of “judicial review” they have the final say in healthcare policy, taxes, education, banking.. everything. Judges.. i.e. lawyers, are the only profession not licensed by the government. The American Bar Association has that authority. This has resulted in an epidemic of corruption.
OBSTACLES TO REFORM
If you are not familiar with the legislative process, it is not as democratic as most people imagine. Both the House of Representatives and the Senate have Judiciary Committees. A bill can start in either committee, however, each committee has a Chairman. The Chairmen actually filter what bills the other committee members will even see.
Update April 8, 2015: It has since been confirmed that this was a murder suicide, and that Mr. Peppelman turned the chainsaw on himself, after killing his ex-wife. Funeral services were held last week, at the Bryn Athyn Cathedral.
The Peppelman's have three children, all under the age of 14. One of the younger children found his parents and called 911. It is confirmed that this was a highly contentious domestic relations issue, whereby the police had been called to the residence multiple times. It is odd … Continue Reading ››
Pennsylvania is the state to watch, with its ongoing major challenges to jurisdiction in our courts, through what apparently started as a political agenda, against the State Attorney General Kathleen Kane. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is the first and oldest in the country- the birthplace of democracy, with the most precedent set. It is ironic that it is also the venue of one of the worst cases of judicial corruption in the country- The Kids for Cash Scandal; and now that same Judicial Branch is imposing its dubious power to try to exceed their jurisdiction, and retain control of the government.
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