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Black Journalist Accuses Newly Appointed Democratic Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Brown And Berea Judge Mark Comstock Of Harassment

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Democratic Berea Municipal Court Judge Mark Comstock Democratic Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Brown From the Metro Desk of the DeterminerWeekly.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network July 29, 2010 (SENT BY KATHY WRAY COLEMAN FROM AN OUT-OF STATE LOCATION) Re: City of Middleburg Hts vs Kathy W Coleman, Case Nos 09 CRB 01545 and 09 TRD 05863 Dear Middleburg Heights Prosecutor Peter Hul: Please advise the retired out-of-town judge sent to the Berea Municipal Court by Democratic Ohio Chief Justice Eric Brown, who is from Cleveland and was on the Mayfield Hts School Board for years, that I will not be appearing again in Berea Municipal Court where it has no jurisdiction over the bogus traffic citation of allegedly changing lanes and obstruction of official business for allegedly not giving my name brought last year illegally. It is alleged that the harassment from Chief Justice Brown is in exchange for support for his current run to hold the seat a

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Brown Denies Valid Affidavit of Prejudice Against Judge McGinty In Lawsuit Filed By Black Journalist

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Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Timothy McGinty From the Metro Desk of the DeterminerWeekly.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network Democratic Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Brown on Wednesday denied an affidavit of prejudice filed against Democratic Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Timothy relative to a lawsuit before him that was filed on behalf of local Cleveland area Black journalist Kathy Wray Coleman. The suit alleges malicious prosecution, abuse of process and intentional infliction of emotional distress and was originally filed against the municipalities of Shaker Hts. and Beachwood, its law director Margaret Ann Cannon, Retired Beachwood Business Woman Myrna R. Gill, and others. McGinty threw out the lawsuit in 2008 and it was subsequently reinstated by a state appellate court as to Gill, though Coleman says that since all of them are in it together one culprit is representative of the downfall of the whole bunch. &qu

Mother of Collinwood High School Protesting Teen Asks Attorney Gilbert To Seek Disqualification Of Judge Keough In Malicious Prosecution By Cleveland

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Tina Bronaugh and Daughter and Collinwwod High School Student Destini Bronaugh Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Ann Keough Cleveland Law Director Robert Triozzi Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Cleveland Attorney Terry Gilbert From the Metro Desk of the DeterminerWeekly.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network The mother of a Black teen being prosecuted in retaliation for a student organized walk out at Cleveland's Collinwood High School in May around teacher layoffs and school closings is asking the attorney representing her daughter as to the malicious prosecution around the matter by the City of Cleveland to move to get the judge in the case disqualified. Tina Bronaugh, mother of 19-year-old Collinwood High School student Destini Bronaugh, who is charged with resisting arrest and obstruction of official business in retaliation for the peaceful protest, has asked Attorney Terry Gilbert to file an affidavit of prejudice to have Cleveland Munici

Federal District Court Injunction Request Filed Against Judge Keough In Journalist Coleman's Lawsuit Against Her And Mayor Jackson

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Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Ann Keough Journalist Kathy Wray Coleman From the Metro Desk of the DeterminerWeekly.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network A federal court injunction has been sought against Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Ann Keough to stop her from sentencing local Black journalist Kathy Wray Coleman on a bogus resisting arrest verdict that the judge is accused of orchestrating via illegal jury instructions and collusion at trial with prosecutors and Coleman's paid trial attorney, Carole A. Lohr. And grassroots activists are upset because the verdict came without any complaint or testimony from the sole arresting officer, Cuyahoga County Deputy Sheriff Gerald Pace. Following a two day trial held last May Coleman, a 16 year journalist and longtime community activist, was exonerated by a Cleveland jury on each and every charge for which she says she was illegally arrested, including aggravated disorderly conduct an

Reps Fudge And Edwards Secure Amendment To Bill For Funds For NASA Science Program For Minority Students

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Ohio Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (OH-11) Maryland Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (MD-4) From the Metro Desk of the DeterminerWeekly.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network RE: Reps. Fudge and Edwards Include STEM Amendment as Part of Three-Year Authorization that Sets Sustainable Path for NASA Washington, DC – Reps Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) and Donna F. Edwards (MD-4) had an important STEM amendment adopted in H.R. 5751, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010. Approved by the Committee of Science and Technology, the amendment directs the NASA Administrator to fund pilot programs for students, with a special emphasis on seeking involvement from underserved and underrepresented minority populations. The projects will engage students in science and engineering, and foster teamwork, project management, and problem solving skills. “I am proud that my amendment was included in the final bill that will foster learning in the

Judge Keough Illegally Tries To Force Coleman Attorney To Stay On Malicious Prosecution Case Though He Is A Witness Against Her In Another Case

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Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Ann Keough From the Metro Desk of the DeterminerWeekly.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network Allegedly corrupt and racist Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Ann Keough is trying to keep paid attorney Wayne Kerek on the malicious prosecution case before her for harassment purposes involving Cleveland area Journalist Kathy Wray Coleman. Kerek withdrew on Monday as required by the Ohio Lawyer's Professional Code of Responsibility where he is a witness against the 16-year journalist in a harassment case that he set up in Middleburg Hts. Coleman allegedly fired him and the Ohio Lawyer's Professional Code of Responsibility says that an attorney must withdraw if fired unless the rules of the applicable tribunal say otherwise. And since the Local Rules of the Cleveland Municipal Court say that a judge can only keep an attorney on a case if he has been appointed and Kerek was hired and paid by Coleman and her

Cleveland Attorney Terry Gilbert To Give Update On Protesting Collinwood Students' Criminal Cases And An Overview On Constitutional Law On Free Speech

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Cleveland Criminal Defense and Civil Rights Attorney Terry Gilbert From the Metro Desk of The DeterminerWeekly.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network Below is a press and community release regarding a forum on free speech issues and the arrest of two Black girls who protested in May at Cleveland's Collinwood High School against the layoffs of 545 district teachers and the closings of 14 schools, 12 on the predominantly Black East side of Cleveland. The featured speaker is Cleveland lawyer Terry Gilbert, a guest columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper and the attorney for protesting Collinwood High School Student Destini Bronaugh and her 17-year-old sister. To: All Media and Community Members Contact Persons: Tina Bronaugh at 216-253-6484 and Kathy Wray Coleman at 216-932-3114 What: Community forum featuring Attorney Terry Gilbert of the Cleveland, Oh. law firm of Friedman & Gilbert (Phone 216-241-1430) on constitutional law and oth

Carl Stokes Brigade Calls On Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson To Investigate Alleged Police Brutality And Malicious Prosecutions Of Black Women And Girls

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The "Trio" Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Cleveland Law Director Robert Triozzi Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Kathleen Ann Keough From the Metro Desk of the Determiner Weekly.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network Honorable Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Cleveland City Hall 601 Lakeside Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44114 From: The Carl Stokes Brigade, a grassroots organization that fights for the little people on issues of public concern such as race and sex discrimination, police brutality, education, housing, and racial disparities in the courts and other justice system venues Re: Issues of public concern regarding the malicious prosecution by the City of Cleveland and/or alleged police brutality against protesting Collinwood High School student Destini Bronaugh and her 17-year-old sister; the harassment and malicious prosecution of local Black Journalist Kathy Wray Coleman; the harassment and alleged police brutality against college student Rebe

Art McKoy Drug Case Dismissed After Prosecutor Mason Fails To Produce Alleged Confidential Informant

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Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason Community Activist Art McKoy By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor of the DeterminerWeekly.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog and Media Network Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Nancy Margaret Russo threw out a bogus drug charge against longtime East Cleveland Community Activist Art McKoy after county prosecutors failed to produce an alleged confidential informant by noon today as she had ordered. In legal terms, the case was dismissed where not giving McKoy the opportunity to face his alleged accuser violated the confrontation cause under the Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution. "It never should have been a case and it was a waste of taxpayers money," said Rufus Sims, one of McKoy's attorneys in the case. "It ruined his reputation in the community and his business." Asked if McKoy intends to sue Sims said no, at least not now. "We have no plans to sue at this moment," Sims said