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The Dirty Side Of The Justice Dept.: The Demjanjuk Case

Published on 2 Aug 2012

August-September 1995. The Schiller Institute held hearings to take testimony on the subject of misconduct at the U.S. Department of Justice, in four areas: the Frühmenschen prosecutions of black elected officials; the Demjanjuk case; the LaRouche case; and the case of Kurt Waldheim. The hearings were chaired by prominent Alabama attorney J.L. Chestnut, and former U.S. Congressman from South Carolina James Mann. The independent panel included former Congressman James Mann of South Carolina (who, while in Congress, served as a prominent member of the House Judiciary Committee); Sen. Robert Ford and Sen. Maggie Wallace Glover of the South Carolina State Senate; Rep. William Clark and Rep. John Hilliard of the Alabama House of Representatives; Rep. Toby Fitch and Rep. Howard Hunter of the North Carolina House of Representatives; Rep. Ulysses Jones, Jr. of the Tennessee House of Representatives; Rep. Percy Watson of the Mississippi House of Representatives; attorney J.L. Chestnut, one of the foremost civil rights lawyers in America today; and Msgr. Elias El Hayek, Chor Bishop of the Maronite Church and professor of law. International observers included Dr. Josef Miklosko, former vice premier of the first post-communist government of Czechoslovakia; Dr. Kofi Awoonor, former Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations from the Republic of Ghana; Marino Elseviff, a prominent attorney from the Dominican Republic; and Amelia Boynton Robinson, of the Schiller Institute.

The John Demjanjuk (3 April 1920 -- 17 March 2012) case is presented in detail by his Israeli lawyer Yorem Sheftel with commentary by Lyndon LaRouche and Ramsey Clark. Since his conviction was pending appeal at the time of his death, Demjanjuk remains "presumed innocent" under German law, and his earlier conviction is invalidated. According to the Munich state court, Demjanjuk does not have a criminal record