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Who Protected Jeffrey Epstein? Reveals system in which the rich get a deal so favorable that it runs afoul of the law

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'At first glance the Epstein saga looks like another example of how justice tilts toward the powerful at the expense of the vulnerable. But, this case offers an even more warped picture of justice. He retained a cadre of high-price, high-profile lawyers who went after prosecutors with everything they had! In addition to short-circuiting federal charges, the agreement killed an F.B.I. investigation & granted immunity to “co-conspirators.” As detailed in a blockbuster series Acosta and his office worked  closely with Epstein’s legal team, and labored to keep the agreement secret until it was finalized. including from his victims. This, a federal judge ruled in February, violated the rights of those victims, as he avoided a life sentence. Instead, he served 13 months in a private wing of the Palm Beach  jail which allowed him to spend 12 hours a day,6 days a week in his private office.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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