- There is one subject lawyers do not generally study at
all. That is, Fraud Upon the Court, implicating the Judges themselves.
After all, lawyers are Officers of the Court, pledged and sworn to uphold
and respect the Courts. Corruption and bribery, involving the Judge themselves,
are a rarity; and lawyers do not wish to get caught up in it.
- The biggest judicial bribery scandal in American history
was caused by me as a non-lawyer, self-educated in Law. In 1969, in a little-known
or understood procedure, I invoked the same directly confronting most of
the Judges on Illinois' highest state tribunal. Instead of denying the
accusations, the Illinois Supreme Court ordered a local Judge in Chicago
to grill me as to how our group, of which I am the Founder and Chairman,
since 1963, goes about investigating court corruption. That is, the Citizen's
Committee to Clean Up the Courts.
- If I did not detail our methods, I was informed, I would
be sent to prison for a judge-invented offense, created out of the mists
and vapors of antiquity, called contempt of court. It was an extreme burden
and jeopardy thrown upon me.
- As most of the judges and lawyers knew, and anybody could
see, I was a paraplegic in a wheelchair, from infantile paralysis, called
polio, since childhood. I get about haltingly if at all, on crutches and
heavy metal braces. I use a wheelchair. When I refused to divulge our investigative
methods, they ordered me to prison. The Sheriff's Police had a problem.
They did not know how to put a wheelchair-bound person into the heavily-armored
vehicle, called a paddy wagon. They were set to take me away, to demean
and humiliate me, as if they had caught the biggest bank-robber in American
- The only thing about banks was that the state high court
judges had been fingered by me for having been bribed to turn loose the
head and major stockholder of a bank across the street from their Chicago
office. The banker was in their court on criminal conviction. He had been
the top state tax collector, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.
Founded by him, the bank called Civic Center Bank was named for the courthouse
across the street. The bribery involved the State high court Judges, along
with nine name-brand gangsters, brought into the Civic Center bank as owners,
as a pay-off.
- Unfortunately, this secret has been typical of American
justice, Banker-Judges, throughout the land and history. And I knew all
- The picture of the police and their difficulty in hauling
me away to jail ended up in August, 1969, in Time Magazine. The uproar
caused the state high court to be swept away into near-oblivion. More than
thirty two years later, was published a book by a Law Professor, carefully
detailing what had happened. ("Illinois Justice" by Kenneth A.
- Shortly after the state high court mess, the highest
ranking sitting federal Judge in the nation's history, formerly Illinois
Governor, a paid-off owner of the Civic Center Bank; he was then sitting
on the Chicago federal appeals court; he together with the State top Tax
Collector, were both sent to prison for bribery as a result of our work.
To this day, many federal judges together with the bosses of the State
Revenue and top brass of the U.S. IRS deeply hate our guts for having caused
this.[Scroll down our website for our series on IRS top-level corruption,
including a boat the tax collector bosses use as an ocean-going money-laundry,
called "California Rose".]
- Most all the judges ever sent to jail for bribery and
related offenses, in the nation's history, were clapped away in the last
forty years, as a consequence of our work. And in the whole history of
the courts in this country, there is only one other publicized instance
of investigation of Fraud Upon the Court implicating the Judges themselves.
It was a fraud by the Judges themselves, upon the U.S. Court of Appeals
in the 3rd Circuit, in 1948.
- I have been a key witness in the court corruption and
related media corruption involving the Chicago case against Coca-Cola Company
by a advertising storyboard creator, former owner of a video/advertising
production company, Robert E. Kolody. As to the court corruption, I have
been a witness in the Kolody case against Coca-Cola which started in Chicago's
U.S. District Court.
- Our group's research and investigations aided in the
Motion to Investigate Fraud Upon the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
Perpetrated by the Judges Themselves of Said Court, and the companion,
overlapping matter of Fraud Upon the U.S. Supreme Court. The matter has
been filed, September 22, 2003, by being sent to the Clerk of U.S. Court
of Appeals in Chicago, by Registered Mail, Return Receipt Requested, and
is thus, under the rules, considered as filed on September 22, 2003. The
prefacing court-required Notice of Motion, the Declaration, and the Service
List, together with the Motion itself, are included below. The voluminous
Exhibits are expected to be ON-LINE and posted shortly thereafter.