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Old 10th January 2021, 03:43 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Thor 2 View Post
All of the above should be able to be addressed within the normal legal system.

I think the principle of separation of political power and the legal system is good, and yet we have this anomaly. Another is the appointment of judges by political leaders.
Trouble is that this is sometimes almost impossible, especially in a system where Prosecutors, Judges, and Police are very anti admitting that they might have gotten a conviction wrong despite blatant evidence showing that they did so.
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