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Judicial Watch Discovers "Dirty Deeds" Using Access To Public Documents: Full Disclosure Network(R) TV-Internet Series

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Orfanedes, Litigation Director for Judicial Watch, explains how Judicial Watch uses the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to discover "dirty deeds" documented in public records. Watch the 1-minute preview video here in the second of three segments of a Full Disclosure Network(R) TV-Internet Series. Orfanedes cites the Sturgeon II vs. L.A. County case regarding judges receiving double benefits above and beyond their salaries from Los Angeles County Supervisors. He notes that the California Constitution requires the legislature to set compensation, and that the court hired lobbyists for legislative changes, resulting in SBX 211. This legislative change circumvented the Sturgeon case, allowing double benefit payments to continue, and providing retroactive immunity to the L.A. County officials authorizing the payments and the judges who received them. Watch the video and full segment here: http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2014/02/judicial-watch-reveals-court-deeds-615-2/

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The Emmy Award-winning Full Disclosure Network(R) is "The News Behind the News," focusing on the crucial issues confronting the U.S. today. Experts in diverse fields present their observations of local, state, federal and international actions and policies that directly affect the public. The wide range of subjects include Debra Yang, U.S. Attorney, "What is Public Justice"; Paul Orfanedes, Litigation Director for Judicial Watch, "Judicial Watch Takes on Law Enforcement and the Rule of Law"; Ron Kaye, former editor, Los Angeles Daily News, "Who Will Stop the CRA Fraud?"; and many more informative, one-on-one interviews. Since 1992, the Full Disclosure Network(R) programming has been featured on public cable channels and on the Internet at www.Fulldisclosure.net

What Is The Full Disclosure Network(R)? for more information about the Emmy Award-winning Producer/Host Leslie Dutton and Producer TJ Johnston. 

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The District Attorney & The Judicial Buddy System

http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2013/12/the-da-the-judicial-buddy-systems-614-2/

Judicial Clout Reaps Double Benefits

http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2013/11/judicial-clout-reaps-double-benefits-614-1/

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