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Wrong David Gideon?
David Gideon S.
Special Counsel for Town and Village Courts
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“We’re working closely with town ...
“We’re working closely with town officials and Albany trying to get this all figured out,” said Judge David S. Gideon, the Fifth Judicial District’s special counsel for town and village courts.
However, the matter’s uniqueness is making it difficult to do so quickly, he
“It’s an unprecedented situation,” Judge Gideon
Judge Gideon sent a draft of those letters to state judicial officials in Albany but said he will have to make modifications to it Monday before receiving a final determination on whether it will be sufficient.
If council members decide to appoint an untrained resident who is not a practicing attorney, that person will have to undergo judicial training set for April 8 to 13 before taking the bench, he said.
"Now, it's in the hands of ...
"Now, it's in the hands of the Legislature and governor," said Judge David S. Gideon, the Fifth Judicial District's special counsel for town and village courts.
DEWITT, New York - February 8 ...
DEWITT, New York - February 8 - On Friday, February 7, Town of DeWitt Court Judge David Gideon found twelve of the Hancock Drone War Crimes Resisters guilty of disorderly conduct, but acquitted them of trespassing.
Kabul - On July 10, 2014, ...
Kabul - On July 10, 2014, in New York State, Judge David Gideon sentenced Mary Anne Grady Flores to a year in prison and fined her $1,000 for photographing a peaceful demonstration at the U.S. Air National Guard's 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Field (near Syracuse) where weaponized Reaper drones are remotely piloted in lethal flights over Afghanistan.
During her court case and at her sentencing hearing, Mary Anne tried to help Judge Gideon understand that young people like the Afghan Peace Volunteers, (APVs), with whom I'm now living, here in Kabul, are threatened by the drones.
Judge Gideon has tried numerous peace activists in the De Witt Town Court for their actions protesting drone warfare.
"This has got to stop," he
declared, in a moment of exasperation following an earlier court hearing.
It seems that he
imposed this sentence on Mary Ann because he
and other authorities want to deter activists from gathering peaceably to petition, as the US Constitution's First Amendment phrases it, "for redress of grievances."
At her sentencing hearing, Mary Anne told Judge Gideon that a series of judicial perversions brought her before him.
The problem is that Judge Gideon refuses to challenge military elites, some of whom never, ever want people of compassion and conscience to interfere with their use of threat, force, and even assassination to control people in other lands.
Judge Gideon and his fellow DeWitt Court Judge Robert Jokl have many more opportunities to think about these critical issues.
"There are a lot of unanswered ...
"There are a lot of unanswered questions," said Judge David S. Gideon, the Fifth Judicial District's special counsel for town and village courts.