Chicago Sheriff Refuses to Enforce Bank Evictions
“No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.”
5th Amendment – United States Bill of Rights
The Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois released a statement indicating that he would not execute forecloses on home owners without assurances that the foreclosure was processed “properly and legally.”
The announcement by Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart comes after weeks of damaging accusations of shoddy paperwork that may have caused some people to be illegally evicted from their homes.
“I can’t possibly be expected to evict people from their homes when the banks themselves can’t say for sure everything was done properly,” Dart said in the statement.
“I need some kind of assurance that we aren’t evicting families based on fraudulent behavior by the banks. Until that happens, I can’t in good conscience keep carrying out evictions involving these banks,” he added.
As Karl Denninger pointed out in his latest Ticker, it’s an election year. Will the sheriff you vote for enforce the rights of the people and due process, or will he(or she) enforce the will of the banks?
Author: Mac Slavo
Date: October 20th, 2010
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Nice YouTube video by Rep. Alan Grayson exposing the foreclosure fraud.
Awesome interview of Randy Kelton. Kelton hosts the Rule Of Law Radio program and is the founder of jurisimprudence.com. Kelton has discusses with Alex how the legal system can be used against corrupt cops, district, city, county attorneys, and judges. Quoting from his Juris-Imprudence, Kelton notes: “No official has any immunity from criminal prosecution. The power to take back control of the legal system lies in that simple realization. The real check to abuse of power has always been in the hands of the people, yours and mine.” http://www.jurisimprudence.com/