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America V. Paul Bergrin In Court

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America v. Paul Bergrin in Court - by Stephen Lendman

Targeting lawyers unjustly for doing their job.

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Lawlessness and injustice define America. Democratic values are absent. So is respect for human and civil rights. 

Challenging the system invites trouble. Unjust prosecutions often follow. Bergrin understands. His ordeal stemmed from doing his job. 

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A once formidable advocate and prosecutor, he's now defending himself in the trial of his life. His freedom hangs in the balance.

He represented US soldiers accused of killing four Iraqis near Samarra during Operation Iron Triangle in May 2006. The case made international headlines when evidence showed Col. Michael Steele gave orders to "kill all military age males."

It was no ordinary murder case. It involved government conspiracy, cover-up and intrigue against scapegoated soldiers to absolve higher-ups throughout the chain of command to the top. Bergrin wanted them held accountable. As a result, he's in the dock. 

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A 139 page indictment covered 33 charges, including murder, conspiracy to murder, violent crime, racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, witness tampering, cocaine trafficking, conspiracy to distribute cocaine, maintaining drug-involved premises, bribery, prostitution related travel, conspiracy to travel to aid prostitution, evading currency transaction reporting requirements, and filing false tax returns.

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