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7th Circuit Judges

Letter to the editor: Posner’s pro se comments troubling

If what retired Judge Richard Posner is saying is true, then we have a very serious problem in the 7th Circuit warranting the attention of the U.S. Department of Justice as these judges are violating the civil rights of the pro se litigants who are constitutionally entitled to their day in court.
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Child porn convictions against grandfather affirmed

A man accused of taking pornographic pictures of his granddaughter and adding them to an extensive collection of violent child pornography cannot succeed on his claim of ineffective assistance of counsel because he failed to prove he would not have pleaded guilty had his counsel made him aware of alternative defenses, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
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