Re: Fw: re: Jim March, charges dropped

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Wed Aug 03 2005 - 16:21:30 CDT

At 12:43 PM -0700 8/3/05, Alan Dechert wrote:
>>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.

I wouldn't be surprised if Jim figures out a way to sue because of
the inappropriate arrest.

Best regards,

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