Re: Fw: re: Jim March, charges dropped

From: Alan Dechert <dechert_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Wed Aug 03 2005 - 14:43:13 CDT

Kathy,

>
> While that's good for Jim, in a way, it is too bad for us, because it
> helpful to set legal precedance for giving the public the right to
> observe Diebold's central tabulators during tallying to ensure that it
> starts at zero, no one tampers, and all the cards are counted, etc.
> If they can continue to arrest anyone who does their patriotic duty to
> observe like Jim tried to do and then drop charges later, that is not
> good.
>
I agree. They were dumb enough to arrest him and lay on a phony
"felony" charge, but they were smart enough to give it up. They were
going to look very very bad arguing the case against Jim.

Alan D.

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