Monday, October 25, 2010

Being an Elected Judge in an Era of Angry Voters

It's tough being a good judge, especially when the voters are angry and ill-informed about the ethical obligations of your job. 

In Nebraska  Judge John P. Murphy  who is up for a "retention election" is being held to account for a decision to "recuse" himself form presiding over cases involving a law firm that filed a judicial complaint against a colleague.  The colleague, Judge Kent Florom was removed by the Nebraska Supreme Court for judicial misconduct; Judge Murphy objected to the actions of the law firm that filed the complaint against his former colleague.  Instead of prejudicing the law firms' clients Judge Murphy is doing what the rules of ethics require him to do--not hear the law firm's cases.  Here's the rest of the story from reporter Leslie Reed at the Omaha World-Herald:

"Opponents are asking voters to oust a Lincoln County district judge when he stands for retention on the Nov. 2 ballot.  District Judge John P. Murphy (pic, right)  of North Platte is among more than 50 Nebraska judges whose names will appear on the ballot for a constitutionally mandated vote on whether they keep their jobs.

Mike Groene, leader of the Western Nebraska Taxpayers Association, said he and other citizens have been calling radio stations and writing letters to newspaper editors in a word-of-mouth campaign against Murphy.  'There’s no political action committee — it’s just citizens getting involved who are irate with his behavior,' Groene said. 'He’s costing us tax dollars, he’s costing individuals when they appeal and he’s costing the court system.'

[Judge] Murphy came under fire recently for his decision to recuse himself from handling cases involving members of a North Platte law firm whose complaint led to the removal of Lincoln County Judge Kent Florom.

[Judge] Florom, a county judge in North Platte, was ousted by the Nebraska Supreme Court for threatening a local prosecutor and trying to influence a juvenile court case.  [Judge] Murphy said he recused himself because he disagreed with how the law firm handled its complaint against Florom.

'I did what I was supposed to do,' he said, saying he recused himself because he did not think he could be impartial in handling the firm’s cases.

However, in a pending ethics complaint against Murphy, former State Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha says the judge’s actions would discourage other lawyers from coming forward to report suspected judicial misconduct.  The Nebraska Constitution requires judges to go before voters at the first general election that occurs three years after their appointment. After that, they stand for retention every six years.

Groene said he was concerned about the misconduct allegation, as well as Murphy’s relatively low approval rating by lawyers who practice in his court and the number of his decisions that are overturned on appeal. Groene also said he was angered over Murphy’s decision to cancel an election on a petition drive that challenged the use of a hotel tax to pay for North Platte’s Golden Spike monument.

Murphy said it’s in the voters’ hands whether he should be retained after 27 years on the bench.

Other judges facing a retention votes this November include:

---Chief Justice Michael Heavican, who will face voters for the first time since his October 2006 appointment.

---Lancaster County District Judge Jeffre Cheuvront, who made national headlines with a 2007 order prohibiting a woman from using the word 'rape' when she testified against a man accused of sexually assaulting her.

----Douglas County Juvenile Court Judge Elizabeth Crnkovich, who received the lowest approval rating of any judge in the state in a recent performance evaluation conducted by lawyers.

The Nebraska State Bar Association makes no recommendation whether an individual judge ought to be retained or removed, said executive director Jane Schoenike.  However, it attempts to assist voters by conducting a performance evaluation every two years in which lawyers submit anonymous reviews of the judge’s skills and recommend whether the judge should be retained. The results of the evaluation are available on the bar association’s website.

The Nebraska Judicial Branch also provides an online voter’s guide on judges, including brief biographies of some judges. 'We urge citizens to take the decision very seriously. They have the ultimate responsibility,' said Schoenike.

[Judge] Crnkovich, a former juvenile court prosecutor, was appointed a juvenile court judge in 1995. She has a lengthy résumé of involvement in issues facing youths and played a leadership role in developing Douglas County’s 'problem-solving'  courts, designed to aid juveniles and their parents in overcoming chemical dependency.  However, in the 2010 bar association survey, only 37.3 percent of lawyers participating thought she should be retained in office. She received her lowest marks for temperament and demeanor and for making  'undue personal observations or criticisms' of those in her courtroom.

[Judge] Cheuvront’s controversial ruling came in a case in which a woman accused a man of taking advantage of her drunkenness to sexually assault her. He granted a defense attorney’s request that the woman be forbidden from using the word 'rape' when she testified about what happened to her.  Cheuvront nonetheless appears to be a well-regarded judge among lawyers who practice before him. Appointed to the bench in 1983, Cheuvront was recommended for retention by more than 91 percent of the lawyers who evaluated his performance.  Cheuvront said that facing a retention vote every six years is better than having to raise money and campaign for office, as judges in some states have to do.

'It’s a good balance, and it serves the people of Nebraska very well,' he said."
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Look, Judge Murphy may be a martinet but, he's right--if he can not be fair and impartial in the matters before him brought by this law firm, the code of judicial conduct requires that he remove himself.  This "angry taxpayer" is right, Judge Murphy's decision probably costs the taxpayer the services of the guy they hired to be judge.  On balance, I think removing a judge because of an "ethical" decision sets a pretty poor precedent for Nebraskans, but this sort of thing seems to be the thing of the day.  We all, are in our Robespierre-moment.

44 comments:

  1. The article you quoted from failed to mention a tiny fact that changes the whole story.

    Judge Murphy got angry at the lawyers who reported Judge Florom, his buddy. Florom was thrown off the bench. He stated to a reporter that instead of Florom being reported to the Judicial Qualifications Commission (as was their obligation) the Florom incident should have been taken care of "in house".

    What Murphy suggested is to ignore the ethics rules governing both him and the lawyers.

    Murphy also recused himself from all future cases of a law firm he is angry at. He doesn't know what those cases are he just knows he's ticked. This tells me one thing...regardless of the facts, Murphy considers who the lawyer is not what the facts are.

    And the lawyer survey...my question is when the survey says 91% voted to retain Cheuvront...91% represent how many lawyers? 3 0r 30? The Bar won't tell you.

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    1. With Judge Angela Arkin, what she'll do is create a Rule 59 hearing in which one's attorney stands to make huge profits at the expense of the poorer party if they cooperate. If they ask her to recuse they'll suffer and won't be able to work in her court. She also appoints Guardian ad Litem to everyone. She basically has an open checkbook from the state. She doesn't record her hearings and her rulings are illegal. The Guardian ad Litem becomes the only person who can then ask her to recuse - but, of course, their income depends on her. They will finish up an entire marital estate or trust account before letting the people go. They send people to homelessness, and victims of domestic violence into disability. They are ruthless.

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    2. My feeling is that Judge Agnela Arkin and attorney Bonnie Shields are in bed together. I've experienced that Judge Arkin will become biased if any mention of her misdeeds is left on the electronic record through filing. She avoids recording. I have an affidavit to testify to that. I feel that she can count on Bonnie Shields to abuse her clients. Judge Arkin will make sure Bonnie Shields scores much profit at rule 59 rulings and Bonnie Shields will play into Judge Arkin bribe schemes. To avoid Rule 97 recuse Bonnie Shields, I believe, will appoint Guardian ad Litem. Then only the state-funded judge-appointed Guardian ad Litem can appeal - which creates opportunities to avoid all documentation and testimonies and create profit for a bribing party. If she tells you she's trying to keep families together ask her why I was prevented from participating in pre-trial when I would have agreed to offers made by my husband. Why did she want to go to Permanent Orders.

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  2. Angela Arkin, 18th Judicial District Judge, Division: 4 Douglas County Colorado decision has ruined my Grandson. He is failing high school & is missing classes yet she requires him to stay with his mother who has lied to the court about his education, welfare and well being. She only takes the side of the female in a divorce case. I cannot find a case where she has ruled in favor of a male. She is bias and has lied about reviewing filings before making a decision.

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    1. I'm currently compiling evidence of her obscene bias. Any links to supporting data would be awesome.

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    2. My case was in front of Angela Arkin and im a male, was accussed of everything in the book and she ruled in my favor and im looking to take my daughters mother back in front of her soon and looking forward to it... love Arkin....Ted Wheeler

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    3. This case must be the exception. The Dhn Arkin is an avid Father's Rights judge. She told me that there is no law in the State of Colorado giving parental rights to women. I'm quite sure she was taken to the mat for that one. The damage was already done. My son's life is ruined. She was a avid supporter of the Unwed Fathers Rights bill that was found unconstitutional in 2005. If Arkin left the child with the mother there has to be something really bad about the father because she'll give custody to any father as long has he hasn't killed the kid.

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    4. Arkin is incredibly biased in favour of women. Like Ted Wheeler, I too was accused of everything in the book by a dirty filthy money-changer lawyer who did everything to drag the case out until both me and my exwife were completely bankrupt. She allowed and even encouraged the behaviour by allowing a CFI to be appointed to the case with no evidence or just cause for doing so.

      Judges like her are the reason the CFI laws were changed one year after my case - Because the judges behind the bench refused to make a decision and deferred their authority onto money hungry divorce industry CFI's.

      Additionally, Arkin has her own personal biases against certain types of people - my attorney has noted this on more than one occasion.

      The ONLY thing Arkin did that even resembled impartiality is to remove herself from my case and defer to a different judge - on the date of the hearing.

      When Arkin leaves the bench, a step toward the reasonable will have been made.

      Worthless, empty robe with a personal vendetta.

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    5. Judge Arkin is a man-hating feminist nazi, who will stop at nothing to destroy a father she doesn't like. She has no respect for the law and even less respect for the appellate court who is suppose to watch over her. She abuses her descretion and no father should ever go before her in a divorce case. It took me 3 appeals, 8 years, and thousands in attorney fees to settle my diviorce case. And eventhough the appeals court ruled in my favor each time, Judge Arkins found a way to go around the appeals court ruling. The last ruling Judge Arkin just sat on my decision and refused to even take it up.

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    6. Judge Arkin believes she has "enormous" descretion in divorce cases, and she uses that descretion to the fullest extent. In my case it meant giving my wife credit for property we didn't even own. It didn't matter to judge Arkin that there was absolutely no evidence to support the claim. Being a self-proclaimed child advocate, many times she will justify these outrageous rulings because they will, in her mind, benefit the childeren. That's why lawyers going before her will first try to smear the apposing spouse, whether real or not. If you're successful at painting the father as a "dead beat dad", there is nothing Judge Arkin will not do to punish him.

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    7. I had her recused in a divorce case suggest you do the same

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    8. She is hateful of all - and it is all money related. One attorney will buy lunches and gift her the other will be in charge of hiking litigation costs. C.R.C.P 15(4) states that any agreements between attorneys of which the client is unaware is acceptable to court and rules out all documentation or testimony. Judge Angela Arkin falsely orchestrates hearings and doesn't record them - knowing that an agreement was bought before the hearing itself. I'll be writing a book and want as many stories as possible. One woman told me she was asked about the day of her marriage. She said "Wednesday" and was fined for fraud. She feels the recording is there and will appeal. With Judge Arkin she won't record these types of interactions. https://www.scribd.com/doc/253067349/A-Beginner-s-Guide-to-Judicial-Corruption

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  3. Hi

    Tks very much for post:

    I like it and hope that you continue posting.

    Let me show other source that may be good for community.

    Source: Performance evaluation forms

    Best rgs
    David

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  4. 37.3% and she is still there?
    Judge Crnkovich ruins lives. She takes good kids and good families and ruins them, it is heartbreaking and painful to me that she is still there destroying other children's futures.

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    1. I believe that the Executive Branch has given the Judicial Branch access to public funds through the illegal Guardian ad Litem program while the Judicial Branch gives the Executive Branch ownership of public lands. Title 14 ensures that no one goes homeless due to divorce. But help task forces report 31% of homelessness due to divorce. This is illegal. The attorneys want to assume people's trust accounts and marital estates, but don't want to step on any powerful toes. So they create a Rule 59 review scam and pin hefty attorney fees on the poorer parties. Lay people are a minority in the regulative process. Judges are "regulated" by attorneys who's income levels they control and through laws that they make themselves at the Supreme Court levels. If you go to the Supreme Court at around 5pm you may see catering of steak dinner prepared. Electoral campaigns spend millions on steaks. https://www.scribd.com/doc/243982562/Complaint-against-Judge-Angela-Arkin

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  5. What can we do to get Judge Crnkovich disbarred? She is continuing to ruin families and is continuing to do just as she pleases. She will not allow anyone to speak in her courtroom and has already made up her mind about the case before walking into the courtroom. She is evil.

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    1. Attorneys regulate judges who control their income levels for kickbacks. Judges won't record hearings. Attorneys assume people's marital estates and trust accounts, keeping the wealthier party on their side and sending the poorer parties to homelessness. The Executive Branch gave them unlimited access to public funds through the illegal Guardian ad Litem program. The Executive Branch gets ownership of public lands and public funds. https://www.scribd.com/doc/253067349/A-Beginner-s-Guide-to-Judicial-Corruption

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  6. Your Problem with Murphys' as Judges is not limited to your state. Take note of this most serious problem in Michigan: the consanguinity and affinity from the 3rd Circuit Court to the Mich. Supreme Court makes it impossible to get a fair ruling in lower court or on appeal, i.e. Judge John A. Murphy has clearly committed palpable error in my case then recused himself on the bogus claim that I had a "heated discussion with the court reported"-however, Judge William B. Murphy is Chief Judge in the MI Court of Appeal. After John Murphy recused himself Judge Amy P. Hathaway in the 3rd CC took his place. Hathaway was even bolder than Murphy in that she refused to hear my 2 motions before her and clearly lied in her 5/17/10,Order that the Judge in 6th CC Oakland dismissed the other parties claim under MCR 2.116(C)(3)and 2.524 (B)(1) when truth is 6th cir. Judge dismissed their claim under MCR2.116(C)(6)and 2.504(B)(1)(3). Even after I brought it to Judge Hathaways' attention she wouldn't make the correction. Thereafter, I sued her and she still refused to recuse herself-only to retaliate: she had her clerk call me on 9/14/10 to adjourn the 9/15/10 hearing-but had the hearing anyway and dismissed my case for no show. Why is Judge Hathaway so bold to break the law? Simply because there are at least 4 Hathaways (Cynthia;Michael and Patricia) on the bench in Wayne and Justice Diane Hathaway is in the Mich.Supreme Court. To demonstrated how notorious this consanguinity arrangement is: Judge Michael Warren dismissed the other party's claim for "serial violations of the court rules" that the attorney admitted to and never objected to any of the sanctions on the record-but, later filed and appeal to the COA. The COA MADE-UP of affinity and friends of the attorney,Judges Murphy and Hathaway, reversed the 6th cc Judges' 3day1/13;2/3,5/10 clearly articulated Opinion and Order without considering the "Greater Weight," admissions under Fed. Evid.R.801 (d)(2)(B); and facts in transcripts, orders, affidavits and time stamped record-Now where am I to Appeal? The MI Supreme Court has relatives of both Judge Hathaway and Judge Murphy. The Judicial Tenure Commissioners are appointed by "their fellow COA Judges,circuit court Judges..." NOT BY THE PEOPLE. Nor are the "People" on the body(one layperson with no say so) So the JTC is also a JOKE when it comes to preserving the public's confidence in the integrity,independence(Ha, Ha)and fairness of the judiciary -what a JOKE they have turned the Courts into-THERE IS NO JUSTICE. To Many family members on the Bench in one State. See Case No's:07-082217, COA# 296670; 07-728989CZ. COA#300359. Note:I have won 7 Appeals in the past-never have I experienced this blatant treason against the Constitution in the Higher Court. Barbara Smith

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    1. The Bar Association in each state has passed illegal laws when the Executive Branch gave them unlimited access to public funds through the illegal Guardian ad Litem program. Read 27-65-101 (2) - which contradicts (1) and the constitution. The Rice years in Colorado are full of illegal rulings giving absolute and capricious power to the courts. I'll be surprised if they don't start trading human organs next. https://www.scribd.com/doc/246738368/Appointment-of-Guardian-ad-Litem-Can-t-Be-Appealed

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  7. Angela Arkin, 18th Judicial District Judge, Division: 4 Douglas County Colorado. I, too am having issues of gender bias and discrimination of national origin in her courtroom. How can I research and obtain other complaints similar to mine?

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    1. I've been being screwed by this woman for 6 years. I'm currently digging up as much information as I can. If you have a contribution, please post a link. Provided it's legal for me to do so, I will coalesce the information and stick it in some corner of the interweb.

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    2. A friend showed me a video of a Private "adult Entertainment" (wink, wink) party that Arkin was participating in. Disgusting. Broad needs to be taking from the bench just for not staying away from the cameras. Now, that film is probably more than 10 years old now. But, still, she believes that women are supposed to be dominated by men and do what they are told. Lets just say, she was getting a mouth full.

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    3. Its about the money. One attorney will gift her and the other will be in charge of increasing litigation costs for kickbacks. The Bar Association makes its own laws at the Supreme Court levels. Attorneys "regulate" judges who control their income levels for kickbacks and make their own laws. The Executive Branch gave them unlimited access to public funds through the illegal Guardian ad Litem program. They are sending families to homelessness and children to suicide. they couldn't care less. I agree with you about her character. The first time I laid eyes on Judge Angela Arkin I felt I was looking at a serial killer. She probably intended for my husband to shoot me and my kids - she didn't know the case very well. Being "self regulating" the profession attracts sociopaths and psychopaths and promotes them. She didn't record a hearing in which she made arbitrary and illegal rulings. https://www.scribd.com/doc/245933036/Harlan-Leigh-Stein-Domestic-Assault-of-10-11-13

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  8. Judge Angela Arkin was recused from a 2012 domestic relations case pursuant to C.R.C.P Rule 97 and Johnson v. District Court. The motion consists of appearances of bias, prejudice and discrimination of gender and national origin. Anyone who needs the information is welcome to obtain it from Douglas County District Court case number 10DR1002. Motion filed 8/14/2012; Order filed 8/30/2012.

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    1. Quite amazingly she still presides. Now she illegally appoints Guardian ad Litem in hearings she doesn't record. Then the Guardian ad Litem is the only person who can ask her to recuse them - and their state paid income depends on her. She also rewards attorneys with a Rule 59 review scam. She'll create a huge hearing with multiple attorneys and up to 4 witnesses, come up with fake rulings and pin the entire bill on the poorer party. Title 14 ensures that nobody goes homeless due to divorce. But 31% of homelessness is due to divorce - these are likely people who have lost their incomes to Judge Angela Arkin and the Bar Association. https://www.scribd.com/doc/243982562/Complaint-against-Judge-Angela-Arkin

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  9. I just lost my daughter because Judge Angela Arkins is very bias to men. I want to file a complaint and do want I can to be heard. Does anyone have any suggestions for me?

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    1. Take it to Federal court for Violation of Equal Protection, Sex Discrimination, Violation of the 14th amendment and violation of Reed v. Reed Us Supreme Court 1971. You won't get help in the Colorado Courts. You should also file a Complaint under the same issues with Judicial Discipline. Don't expect much there.
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      Also, if they used Wendell Osorno for the family evaluation you can file rehearing on grounds that Osorno is not competent to perform Family Evaluations. A few months after my case was done I went to visit a patient at Pueblo State Hospital. I got there in time to see my "friend" Wendell being led out of the visiting area in full restraint. Hug-me jacket and leg restraints. When I left I asked the person at the desk when visiting hours were for my other friend "Wendell Osorno". He said that I should contact the family because he was only allowed visits a couple times a week and only one visit a day. These were very, very restrictive for any patient. I called several Family Evaluators the next day until I found one that laughed and told me the whole story because he wasn't bound by HIPPA where Wendell was concerned. Wendell is a diagnosed Sociopath. And can be very violent. The courts like to use him because he will give them whatever report they want. Perfect for a sleazy judge like Arkin. They let this crazy alone with children and allow him to make decisions about their welfare. SICK.....

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    2. Please let me know how it went. Judge Angela Arkin didn't record a hearing and make illegal rulings. The Supreme Court, who for years during the Justice Rice time has come up with illegal rulings giving attorneys absolute and capricious power, preventing people from accessing the legal system and preventing separation of authorities and conflict free representation stated that it flatly refuses to review appointments of a Guardian ad Litem - state funded attorneys appointed to EVERYONE. I didn't take it to the Federal level because the Executive Branch is given ownership of public lands and facilities while the Judicial Branch is given power to write as many checks out of state funds for themselves through the illegal Guardian ad Litem program. I assumed the entire system is corrupt and there is no separation of authorities. Can you tell me whether you were able to correct your situation? https://www.scribd.com/doc/246738368/Appointment-of-Guardian-ad-Litem-Can-t-Be-Appealed

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  10. Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 97 provides the proper method of how to remove a judge from your case that appears to be bias. If you want to preserve this argument on appeal, you must raise it during the course of the proceedings. Keep any evidence that shows you were treated unfairly.

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    1. Judge Angela Arkin rewards attorneys with a profitable Rule 59 review scam if they don't recuse her. If you dismiss your attorney she'll illegally appoint a Guardian ad Litem in a hearing conducted by the Guardian ad Litem herself. Since psychologists are regulated by DORA and can't always comply, she'll avoid recording their testimonies. She'll only record her own arbitrary and illegal ruling. Then the only person in a position to recuse her is the Guardian ad Litem - who is paid by state funds according to her orders. Any attorney can enter representation regardless of consent or a contract, and Judge Angela Arkin will enforce illegal contracts that give absolute power to the attorney - even after the terms of the contract itself terminate it. She doesn't want to be recused and the Bar Association makes its own laws. Attorneys "regulate" judges who control their income levels. https://www.scribd.com/doc/253067349/A-Beginner-s-Guide-to-Judicial-Corruption

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  11. I need to find as much info on this subject as possible too....this woman sat on her freaking stand and let the other party in my sons case lie straight to her face (judge had complete proof in her hands) and did absolutely nothing. ..(i always thought lying to a judge was perjury and would be punished according ly....) if that was a man lying he wouldn't have gotten away with it....anything would help!

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    1. Hopefully you filed an appeal.

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    2. C.R.C.P 15(4) states that any unspoken and undetectable agreement among attorneys, achieved during a steak dinner gifted to the judge, and in anticipation of a Rule 59 review scam profits - makes all documentation and expert testimony inadmissible. Your attorney changed your pleading to agree with the other side and never told you about it. If you try to dismiss them the judge will keep them until they've made enough money - or else she won't have their support next time. May I mention, avoid Bonnie Shields at all costs. https://www.scribd.com/doc/245906787/Chain-Fraud-by-Judge-Angela-Arkin

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  12. Judge Arkin had me obligated to pay more in maintenance then I was making. She denied Discovery, Denied motion to produce documents. Then after the hearing put in a clause that I would be unable to file another modification until all back maintenance was paid, Ok, obligated to pay more than my income but can not re file until paid. Colorado Court of appeals ruled against Judge Arkin and ordered a hearing. Filed a recusal got a new Judge and it now is fair. Took four years. Forced me into Bk.

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    1. She'll make agreements with the attorneys on how everyone is going to maximize their profits - she won't record the hearings and will do her best to throw you off her scent and not understand how you are being taken advantage of. The other levels of court are as corrupt - as the Bar Association makes its own alwas nad is in bed with the Republicans who are receiving ownership of private lands.. https://www.scribd.com/doc/242283622/Complaint-to-Chief-Judge-Samour-September-29

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  13. Please vote No to Judge Angela Arkin - she is squandering YOUR TAX MONEY for profit, sends families to homelessness and public housing, she won't record hearings and come up with illegal rulings, she sends victims of domestic violence into disability and prevents them from safety. Ask me about the illegal laws she's been using, based on illegal rulings made during the Justice Rice are and afterwords.Be aware - this is a third world country situation, your only power is through voting. Judge Arkin was in a position to deny this Motion for Disqualification because she had previously illegally appointed a Guardian ad LItem who is the only person to appeal her denial - and who is enjoying your tax money and likely gifting the judge along with the other side.. https://www.scribd.com/doc/243417855/Judge-Angela-Arkin-Motion-for-Disqualification-2

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  14. A sociopath like Judge Angela Arkin will play on your beliefs and weaknesses. If you believe it is a gender bias, she'll play on this. Follow the money, the steak lunches, the gifts, the kickbacks - that's what it is about. One thing is agreed upon - the woman is hateful. https://www.scribd.com/doc/236955653/Complaint-Against-Bonnie-Shields-14-1436

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  15. Judge Arkin had Bonnie Shields request a Guardian ad LItem and forced the substitute to continue with the same scam. With the Guardian ad LItem my husband can refinance the home for its full amount and hide funds. If I hire forensic accountants Judge Arkin can do a C.R.C.P 15(4) ruling. This means that the Guardian ad Litem is silent and therefore she agrees with the other side and has amended my pleading and the judge can ignore all documentation. Another thing I've heard judges do, if the person forces the Guardian ad Litem to present the documents herself so she can't be silent, the judge will not record the hearing and will only record the ruling. In the ruling they'll say that the party is fraudulent to dismiss the documentation. At the hearing it sounds like this: "What day did you get married" "Wednesday" "No it was a Monday, you are fraudulent." But because they don't record the testimonies and only their final ruling it ends up appearing that the documentation served was fraudulent and was therefore ignored. My guess is that judge Angela Arkin heard that I was going to get miles and hotel stars as part of my part of the marital estate and decided to assume those for herself. She can also control the income levels of the attorneys involved to keep everyone motivated. One of the attorneys, Robert Wolf, begged not to be part of it but joined in anyway. One of my friends was very lucky - both of her attorneys didn't want to participate. Both of my attorneys went for it.

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  16. Please remember the Guardian ad Litem Virgiania Fraser Able. She participated in two of the bribe scenarios that I know of. You are paying her fees through your tax money. That's her cut.

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  17. Judge Angela Arkin put an order to prevent others from viewing my divorce case because she can't explain why she gave general powers of representation to a guardian ad litem when I filed a Response to the Petition pro-se, including documentation of ownership of two premarital condos complete with exclusive management and accounting. She is preying on the public for tax money and destroying the country.

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  18. Any experiences with Virginia Fraser Able? Judge Angela Arkin appointed her a GAL in a hearing that she herself organized and that was not recorded and in which the expert testimony was excluded and misrepresented. I learned from your experiences and I wouldn't let her be silent so the documents aren't ignored. I asked that she doesn't do my financial disclosure because she doesn't do them right and misrepresents the party. Angela Arkin is in no position to amend the Temporary Orders created by Magistrate Moss who truly stood up to these attorneys and their bribes and corruption. So now Virginia Fraser Able wants to negotiate a settlement before the judge has to respond to any of my motions. There was talk of me getting out of the house and losing Temporary Orders before anything else. I've heard of a case where she blocked a woman out of her safe in the bank for 6 months. The woman is simply a robber. The Bar Association is fleecing Colorado and illegal and absolute power is given to Virginia Fraser Able while taxpayers pay. https://www.scribd.com/doc/257486169/Virginia-Fraser-Able-and-Guardian-ad-Litem-Despotism-in-Court

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  19. I've grown to believe that all games by Judge Angela Arkin are nothing but distractions. She doesn't want people to realize that there is no law and no accountability in any level of courts. All judges and all courts are simply after kickbacks from attorney fees - which they themselves determine. In my opinion nothing else ever happens in the judicial system.

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  20. I know people who, as soon as they hear the name "Judge Angela Arkin" realize that their legal entitlements, as stated in Colorado Constitution and as voted by our electives will never materialize due to partially recorded hearings. They avoid litigation from the start. Attorney Robert Wolf wrote a contract that gives him absolute and arbitrary power in court. He stated that the contract terminates upon agreement but definitely upon appeal. The courts ruled that although absolute and arbitrary power is unconstitutional the client shows their trust by signing the contract with the attorney. If the client states that they terminated the contract by agreement - then the client shows trust in the attorney and attorney-client relationship continues. The courts state that once there is a contract it is "understood" that the attorney will continue till the end of the trial and not be dismissed ever. This is why no attorney anywhere would say the word "appeal" to me. As soon as the A-word was sounded by a disinterested party, a guardian ad litem was appointed arbitrarily in hearings that weren't fully recorded.Ask me for affidavits from the clerks regarding partially recorded hearings....

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  21. No law enforcement

    There is absolutely no law enforcement by the independent, self regulating judicial branch - so why spend billions of dollars weekly when we can get the same result and much better without spending a dime? Justices declared that attorneys are the unsupervised, unregulated guardians of law and that they aren't going to hold them liable for anything as a matter of trust. The Judicial Review Committee is made primarily of attorneys who return the favor and don't hold judges accountable or anything. Judges don't follow statutes or the constitution, they follow unconstitutional 'previous ruling' by unsupervised, unregulated, greedy justices aiming at bribes. We should have our heads examined for even entertaining the idea of a bunch of unsupervised attorneys to enforce civil rights. Congress can replace the independent judicial branch with supervised state employee magistrates. No justices. No judges. No attorneys of record. No appointments at taxpayer's expense. A few government agencies, like the Crime Victims Compensation Board around. Follow two constitutions. If any clarification is needed, use statutes. Give detailed references in all rulings. DORA to rewrite court and other Rules. Mandatory disclosures by attorneys regarding their duties, possible pleadings. No hearings in civil court - file three reports by DORA supervised professionals. If they refuse to be helpful, online reviews will kick them out of the market. Not perfect - but consider this: all hunger and poverty is created by judges and justices. The funds are there - but are channeled to them. Capitol Hill is dysfunctional and won't pass laws that don't make judges and attorneys wealthier. Please write congress today - disassemble the independent, self-regulating judicial branch.

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