Fitzpatrick: “Court-Martialed for Nothing”

Fitzpatrick:  “Court-Martialed for Nothing”

FABRICATION, FALSEHOODS AND FORGERY by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 19, 2013) — CDR Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III (Ret.) and The Post & Email are preparing the manuscript for a book which will detail the numerous crimes involved in his Special Court-Martial of April 1990 which produced the largest criminal cover-up in U.S. military history.  Dozens and […]

The Power of the Grand Jury Can be Ours Once Again

WHAT OUR FOUNDERS GAVE US, HOW WE LOST IT, AND WHAT CAN BE DONE by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 13, 2011) — The Bill of Rights, which includes the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, was adopted by the Framers largely due to fear that the new  federal Constitution would allow the central government to […]

Military Law Manual: Authority to order courts-martial resides with the Commander-in-Chief

OFFICERS MIGHT BE PROSECUTORS, BUT THEIR AUTHORITY COMES FROM THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF by Sharon Rondeau (Sept. 19, 2010) —William Winthrop was a colonel in the United States Army who wrote a treatise entitled Military Law and Precedents first published in 1880 as a compilation of JAG opinions.  The second edition was published in 1920 but shows […]

Punishment without Law!

DIRECT GOVERNMENT PUNISHMENT ABSENT JURY APPROVAL IS “ATTAINDER” by Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, ©2006 (Sept. 5, 2010) — Saint Crispin’s Day 2006 “Today, you are the law!” So begins Frank Galvin’s summation to the jury in the movie The Verdict. Galvin’s narration laconically illustrates to citizens in the jury box that their participation, inspection, deliberation, […]