What's it like to encounter a corrupt U.S. attorney in an up-close and personal way?
The Alabama blog Legal Schnauzer is about to show you.
And this is not just any U.S. attorney. This is Alice Martin, a true "loyal Bushie."
Martin is the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, the prosecutor who first went after former Democratic Governor Don Siegelman, with a case that was so weak a federal judge threw it out of court. (Siegelman later was convicted on corruption charges in the Middle District of Alabama, and that case is receiving considerable attention as a prime example of political prosecution by the Bush Justice Department.)
Alice Martin was quick to go after a Democrat on stunningly weak charges. But what does she do when confronted with powerful allegations of clearcut wrongdoing by Alabama Republicans?
Legal Schnauzer is about to show you. And it will prove that the Bush Justice Department indeed practices political prosecution.
I live in Birmingham, Alabama, and work in higher education. I became interested in justice-related issues after experiencing gross judicial corruption in Alabama state courts. This corruption has a strong political component. The corrupt judges are (more...