5 Federal Judges Rebuke Seattle Prosecutors Using Liars

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"In a blistering opinion, five federal appeals court judges accused two King County prosecutors of conspiring to hide evidence and allowing a witness to make false statements on the stand."

Seattle Times

No wonder King County Prosecutors view Jury Duty as their "dog and pony show." Prosecutor Paul Sewell speaking for all King County Prosecutors



Seattle Times

In typical Seattle Times hypocrisy and unthinking support for King County Prosecutors, they turned off comments which were once "on." When King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg asks the Seattle Times to jump, they jump right to it.

The Seattle Times will support any corruption if their libertine agenda is shoved in the faces of others.

The following is further evidence that King County Prosecutors not only tolerate liars, but invite, protect, and enhance liars to lie if it supports their self-interests.

Indeed, they will lie for their accuser in order to protect the foundational accusations.

Pattern of Lying and Delay Manipulation Noticed by 5 Federal Judges
{another case, same tactics}

Seattle Times Article

 
Five federal appeals court judges accused two King County prosecutors of conspiring to hide evidence and allowing a witness to make false statements on the stand.

By

MARTHA BELLISLE
The Associated Press

In a blistering opinion, five federal appeals court judges accused two King County prosecutors of conspiring to hide evidence and allowing a witness to make false statements on the stand.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to offer any relief to Joshua Frost, who was sentenced to 55 years for his part in a string of robberies in 2003. But Judge Alex Kozinski and four others said in an opinion released this week that the prosecutors’ actions were “troubling” and needed to be revealed.

Kozinski said it appeared the two prosecutors worked to hide a plea deal given to a man named Edward Shaw, who testified against Frost, and said allowing a witness to testify falsely would amount to professional misconduct.

The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office violated a rule requiring the disclosure of information material to the case “by willfully withholding evidence of Shaw’s domestic-violence plea deal and permitting Shaw to lie on the stand,” Kozinski said…….

Erik Blevin, Frost’s lawyer on the latest appeal, said Kozinski has been outspoken about prosecutorial misconduct and often uses strong language because he believes no one is addressing the problem.

“He’s using the disinfecting effect of sunlight,” Blevin said.

After Frost’s conviction he filed an appeal, and his case reached the U.S. Supreme Court, which sent it back to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

At issue was whether Frost’s lawyer should have been allowed to argue that the prosecution failed to prove Frost was an accomplice and that Frost acted under duress. The Supreme Court found the court’s refusal to let the lawyer make both arguments was harmless because Frost had confessed.
The high court sent the case back to the 9th Circuit to decide whether Frost’s claims that the prosecutors violated his rights were prejudicial. In a 6-5 decision, the appeals court said Frost didn’t show prejudice because Frost had confessed and other evidence linked him to the crimes. But five of those six judges, led by Kozinski, scolded prosecutors.

At trial, prosecutor Zachary Wagnild introduced an unsigned plea agreement for an unlawful possession charge against Shaw. The signed copy referenced a separate plea deal for Shaw on a domestic-violence charge, but it was never mentioned during Shaw’s testimony. The prosecutor who handled Shaw’s case, Gary Ernsdorff, filed the domestic-violence plea agreement two days after Frost was convicted.

“The sequence of events raises the inference that Ernsdorff collaborated with Wagnild to conceal the agreement from Frost until Wagnild had secured a guilty verdict,” Kozinski said. “If so, this would be shameful misconduct on the part of both prosecuting attorneys.”

Wagnild, who is now a private defense lawyer, denied he intentionally withheld evidence.

“As an attorney who has spent the last five years representing individuals accused of crimes, I applaud Judge Kozinski and the 9th Circuit’s efforts to ensure that the rights of the accused are zealously guarded,” he said in an email. “As a prosecutor it was always my goal to provide criminal defendants with all of evidence that could in any way be conceived to be exculpatory or otherwise helpful to the defense.”

MARTHA BELLISLE

Leesa Manion Carrying Corrupt Satterberg Torch

  • Prosecuting Attorney Office: Miss Leesa Manion brags, boasts and marches in pride that she is a woman holding power. No man can expect a fair judgment as she adds to the corruption of Dan Satterberg and Enumclaw Detective Grant McCall in leaps and bounds. With a nonsense boast about being a woman so too just as Satan fell from heaven because he was full of pride about himself he then became the father of lies. See John 8:44

Prosecuting Attorney’s Office – King County, Washington

King County Prosecutor Leesa Manion leads the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (PAO). The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office represents the state and county in both criminal and civil legal matters. We are responsible for prosecuting all felonies in King County and all misdemeanors in unincorporated areas of King County.

Pattern after Pattern of King County Court Corruption

All Put In High Gear To Attack A Christian Church
seattletimes.com-Appeals court judge troubled by King County prosecutors action

Heads Up: Enumclaw Washington, Detective Grant McCall

Update:

Enumclaw Policeman Grant McCall gets promoted by King County Police in the City of Enumclaw for scripting out false accusations.

Here is what King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg along with the gang of King County Prosecutors applauded.

No wonder to it that King County Prosecutors approved of Enumclaw Detective Grant McCall, whom Athena Dean Holtz conspired with, of sitting alone with the False Accuser turning on and off the voice recorder at will. Athena Dean Holtz sat outside the Enumclaw Police Station while Enumclaw Detective Grant McCall directed the false accusation.

Athena Dean Holtz sat outside the Enumclaw Police Station while Enumclaw Detective Grant McCall directed the false accusation.

Enumclaw Detective Grant McCall literally performed a fill in the blank setup of false accusations.

Detective McCall would state,
Then he [Malcolm Fraser] ____ u-huh
Then he _____ – yea
Then he __ – nod
Then he __
Then he __

— turn off recorder —

Then he _____
Then he __
Then he __
Then he __
Then he __

— turn off recorder —

The he ____ while turning on and off the record throughout the whole manufactured interview.

…and so it went.

It doesn’t take an expert, though one at great cost was provided to Judge Lori K. Smith that the whole interview was "worthless." That the officer, that is, Detective McCall, of Enumclaw Washington presented every thought "first" was very useful to King County Courts.

In a separate, though a-typical pattern by Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg and King County Prosecutors were given a "blistering opinion"  by 5 Federal Judges.

Prosecutor Mark Larson, Prosecutor Rich Anderson, Prosecutor Jason Simmons, Prosecutor Lisa Johnson, with Judge Lori K. Smith protecting the corruption provided by the Enumclaw Police. Most notably Enumclaw Detective Grant McCall.

We saw this pattern, and many others, again and again by King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg’s office.

Typical of Seattle’s King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg, deny anything wrong, then go look into the matter. Set-ups work both ways with King County Culture of Court Corruption.

Five federal appeals court judges accused two King County prosecutors of conspiring to hide evidence and allowing a witness to make false statements on the stand.

Seattle’s King County Judges are allowing, encouraging and facilitating King County Prosecutors and Prosecutor Dan Satterberg to use liars for their own selfish end-goals.

I have the lies video recorded and lie their little tongues off they did.

I have the lies video recorded and lie their little tongues off they did. All because King County Prosecutors emboldened the corruption in the hate crime against Christian Pastor Timothy Williams.

These false witnesses were so emboldened by Seattle’s King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg and team of King County Prosecutors that they eagerly ran forward to malign a Christian Church they hated.

It takes Federal Judges to raise the alarm as the Judges in King County Washington are wallowing in the mud pits of King County Court Corruption to please these prosecutors.

I have over 90% of the trial video recorded, so that when I state that Seattle’s King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg and Team harbored, protected and encouraged witnesses to lie ~ it is an understatement to declare I have the evidence.

"All Athena Dean Holtz did, as she always does, is bring out the worst
that was already present and active in a person and the King County Prosecutors Office. "

Appeals court judge troubled by King County prosecutors’ actions
Originally published March 23, 2016 at 3:25 pm
Five federal appeals court judges accused two King County prosecutors of conspiring to hide evidence and allowing a witness to make false statements on the stand.


By
MARTHA BELLISLE
The Associated Press
In a blistering opinion, five federal appeals court judges accused two King County prosecutors of conspiring to hide evidence and allowing a witness to make false statements on the stand.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to offer any relief to Joshua Frost, who was sentenced to 55 years for his part in a string of robberies in 2003. But Judge Alex Kozinski and four others said in an opinion released this week that the prosecutors’ actions were “troubling” and needed to be revealed.
Kozinski said it appeared the two prosecutors worked to hide a plea deal given to a man named Edward Shaw, who testified against Frost, and said allowing a witness to testify falsely would amount to professional misconduct.
The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office violated a rule requiring the disclosure of information material to the case “by willfully withholding evidence of Shaw’s domestic-violence plea deal and permitting Shaw to lie on the stand,” Kozinski said.
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Kozinski said the prosecution’s tactic was deliberate, not an oversight. They kept Shaw’s signed plea agreements secret until two days after Frost was convicted even though they had been signed well before the start of his trial.
“Moreover,” Kozinski said, “the office stonewalled in providing Frost this information when he doggedly requested it.”
King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg denied what he called Kozinski’s “unsupported accusations.”
“We take our ethical obligations very seriously, and take exception to the language in his opinion suggesting a conspiracy to keep this information from the defendant,” Satterberg said. “There is no evidence to suggest that employees in our office conspired to hide such information.”
Satterberg said his office will review the case.
Erik Blevin, Frost’s lawyer on the latest appeal, said Kozinski has been outspoken about prosecutorial misconduct and often uses strong language because he believes no one is addressing the problem.
“He’s using the disinfecting effect of sunlight,” Blevin said.
After Frost’s conviction he filed an appeal, and his case reached the U.S. Supreme Court, which sent it back to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
At issue was whether Frost’s lawyer should have been allowed to argue that the prosecution failed to prove Frost was an accomplice and that Frost acted under duress. The Supreme Court found the court’s refusal to let the lawyer make both arguments was harmless because Frost had confessed.
The high court sent the case back to the 9th Circuit to decide whether Frost’s claims that the prosecutors violated his rights were prejudicial. In a 6-5 decision, the appeals court said Frost didn’t show prejudice because Frost had confessed and other evidence linked him to the crimes. But five of those six judges, led by Kozinski, scolded prosecutors.
At trial, prosecutor Zachary Wagnild introduced an unsigned plea agreement for an unlawful possession charge against Shaw. The signed copy referenced a separate plea deal for Shaw on a domestic-violence charge, but it was never mentioned during Shaw’s testimony. The prosecutor who handled Shaw’s case, Gary Ernsdorff, filed the domestic-violence plea agreement two days after Frost was convicted.
“The sequence of events raises the inference that Ernsdorff collaborated with Wagnild to conceal the agreement from Frost until Wagnild had secured a guilty verdict,” Kozinski said. “If so, this would be shameful misconduct on the part of both prosecuting attorneys.”
Wagnild, who is now a private defense lawyer, denied he intentionally withheld evidence.
“As an attorney who has spent the last five years representing individuals accused of crimes, I applaud Judge Kozinski and the 9th Circuit’s efforts to ensure that the rights of the accused are zealously guarded,” he said in an email. “As a prosecutor it was always my goal to provide criminal defendants with all of evidence that could in any way be conceived to be exculpatory or otherwise helpful to the defense.”

Paul G. Sewell | PWRFL Law

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Paul grew up in Bothell, Washington where he graduated from Inglemoor High School. He attended college at Columbia University, in New York where he studied political theory and philosophy. At Columbia, Paul was a four-year varsity letter winner on the University’s Division 1 wrestling program.

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