Skip to comments.Prosecutors shared recorded attorney-client jail phone calls with defense in NV Bunkerville case
Posted on 12/06/2017 7:18:20 AM PST by Nextrush
Defense lawyers in the Bunkerville standoff case were stunned last month to receive recorded phone calls between co-defendant Blaine Cooper and his Oregon defense lawyer from federal prosecutors who had previously denied possessing any attorney-client privileged jailhouse calls.
Prosecutors shared 12 recorded jail phone calls between Cooper and Portland lawyer Krista Shipsey with defense lawyers for co-defendants Cliven Bundy, his two sons and Ryan Payne, who are now on trial in federal court in Las Vegas.
Cooper has pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges in both the 2014 standoff with federal agents near Bunkerville.....and in the 2016 Oregon......He is cooperating with the government and was a government witness in this year's Oregon trial.
The recordings captured calls Cooper made to his lawyer while in custody at the Las Vegas City jail between Jan. 22 and Feb. 17, 2017. The conversations related to the Bunkerville case......
(Excerpt) Read more at oregonlive.com ...
These phone calls between a client and attorney were part of the third trial's evidence dump on the Bunkerville defense lawyers.
Lying unethical federales? I am as shocked as a million bucks funneled thru the Clintonista organization.
Prosecutors are completely out of control.
They have no controlling authority. The Supreme Court has placed them completely outside of any responsibility for their actions.
Prosecutors have incredibly broad immunity.
They can lie, solicit false witnesses, and act in bad faith.
As long as they dismiss the charges before trial, they are immune.
The Supreme Court ruled this to be so.
Firming up what had long been held as common practice, the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976 ruled in Imbler v. Pachtman that prosecutors cannot face civil lawsuits for prosecutorial abuses, no matter how severe.
And Sessions has applauded these clowns...
disbar them all and throw out all convictions with prejudice.
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