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Which means what?

Nor does a charge being dropped indicate guilt, your going in circles chasing your own tail...….what does indicate guilt or innocence is verdicts, barring none your just spinning opinion and conjecture...…. and lack of charges mean lack of verdicts, which leaves you at presumption of innocence under our system. Again what is a known and not conjecture, is he was convicted of nothing...….

If your suggesting we should have some entirely different justice system, think its beyond the scope of this thread
There is a difference between-theory and reality. Money and politics do influence the courts. Must we presume that lynching mobs of black people dacades after the civil war were innocent because the lynching mobs were never charged with murder. Are we not to question there guilt, is that the idea?
 

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Again said juror in said trials life would be in grave peril if he voted for a conviction.
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So lynching mobs of black people decades after the civil war is not an injustice if the mob is not charged with murder?
 
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There is a difference between-theory and reality. Money and politics do influence the courts. Must we presume that lynching mobs of black people dacades after the civil war were innocent because the lynching mobs were never charged with murder. Are we not to question there guilt, is that the idea?
Sounds as if you are the one advocating lynch mobs and judging people guilty who haven't been found of guilty of anything by due process of law, or were even charged with anything...….you cant have it both ways...….

Oh wait perhaps you think we should go by the law of EBG who just will judge guilt or innocence on some personal whim, and actual trials and evidence or lack thereof will mean nothing, no thanks I'll pass on that idea...…

If you think theres some better justice system, it probally deserves its own thread, but so far all I have heard is complaints and no better alternative even suggested. I haven't heard anyone here say ours is flawless in every circumstance...….yet haven't heard anyone suggest some alternative that is either.....or that would be preferable
 
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Court cases take years to get Supreme Court. Four years is relatively fast. Texas v.White was based in antebellum law.
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Actually closer to nine years, but whatever the time lapse, it would seem the Northern court was so unsure about an antebellum law that it deemed it necessary pass another law while the captive South was powerless during the throes of Radical Reconstruction.
 

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@jgoodguy ,

Very much enjoyed going through the source material you posted above.

Thanks for taking the time and effort to do so.
Sincerely,
Unionblue


Gasp! Taney was a Southern sympathizer! What rot. Please tell me, was Joseph Story a Southern Sympathizer? Was John Marshall? Was William Blackstone? And if Taney was incorrect, you should quite easily be able to point to the provision in Article II which gives the President the authority to suspend habeas corpus. Start with Article II, section 2. That's where the powers of the president are enumerated. And please, tell me when you find it. Thanks.


PS- Chief Justice Salmon Chase was a Northern sympathizer, right? Well, so much for Texas v. White. Right?
 
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So lynching mobs of black people decades after the civil war is not an injustice if the mob is not charged with murder?
Unfortunately that is correct. Most if not all perpetrators of lynchings went unpunished up until roughly fifty years ago.
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Actually closer to nine years, but whatever the time lapse, it would seem the Northern court was so unsure about an antebellum law that it deemed it necessary pass another law while the captive South was powerless during the throes of Radical Reconstruction.
Not sure what you mean by "captive South". Former Rebels who took a loyalty oath were quickly allowed to vote . The same former Rebels denied black Southerners the right to vote for a good one hundred .
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Not sure what you mean by "captive South". Former Rebels who took a loyalty oath were quickly allowed to vote . The same former Rebels denied black Southerners the right to vote for a good one hundred .
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If white Southerners weren't under duress, Radical reconstruction would have ended, in at least nine of the states, shortly after "former rebels" received the vote.
 
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