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Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed's DUI case is at risk for case fixing victimization: Reprint of November 14, 2011 Cleveland Urban New.Com judicial corruption article as to documented corruption by Berea, Ohio Municipal Court Judge Mark Comstock and with help from Republican Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, who has personally handpicked a retired visiting judge from Willougby, Ohio for Reed's latest DUI case, O'Connor handpicks Ohio common pleas and municipal trial court judges, most from outside of Cuyahoga County, who sometimes come to town to violate the law to harass select Democrats, Blacks, women and community activists, Reed is Black, and he is an activist, and a targeted Black elected official, state Rep Bill Patmon has introduced House Bill 216 that requires that Ohio trial court judges are assigned and reassigned to cases at all times by random draw, Attorney George Forbes as the then Cleveland NAACP president would not speak out against documented judicial bias and impropriety

Outspoken Cleveland Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed Cleveland Urban News.Com News Brief ( Below is a  reprint  of a November 14, 2011 article by Cleveland Urban News.Com.  Recently Republican Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor of the Ohio Supreme Court assigned Willoughby retired judge Larry Allen to the Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed case, a third D UI arrest for the Black councilman, who was charged earlier this month of March 2013. But Ohio Revised Code 1901.10  is a state law that requires that retired visiting judges, such as the one the replaced Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pinkey Carr  in this last D UI case for Zack after she recused herself and the other Cleveland judges would not take the case, must come from the territorial jurisdiction of the court. In Cleveland the territorial jurisdiction is Cleveland and Bratenahl not Willoughby.  Community activists  call for the FEDS that are in town to investigate deadly Cleveland shootings, to invest

Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after publicly supporting Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath after police union called for chief's resignation, some Black elected officials say media coverage against Reed might be racist, Council President Martin Sweeney, under investigation himself for potentially having an unlawful interest in a public contract, is accused of holding a grudge against Reed, who is Black

Cleveland Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed By Kathy Wray Coleman, publisher, editor-n-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( www.cleve ) CLEVELAND,Ohio-Cleveland Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving early yesterday morning, nearly three weeks after he publicly supported embattled Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath in spite of the demand for the chief's resignation  last month by the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, the union for the police rank and file.  McGrath is under fire relative to the fatal shooting late last year by a group of White Cleveland police officers of unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell,  both gunned down and shot at 137 times following a police chase that began in downtown Cleveland and led police into the neighboring predominantly Black city of East Cleveland. Following a community forum

Cleveland city councilperson arrested on suspicion of DUI, is second currently sitting city council person to face DUI charge

Cleveland Ward 10 Councilman Eugene Miller By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- Cleveland Ward 10 Councilman Eugene Miller was arrested on suspension of driving under the influence at 1 am Monday morning and pleaded not guilty when  he appear in Cleveland Municipal Court Monday morning. Miller is one of nine Blacks on the 19-member all Democratic city council. He is a close ally to council president Martin Sweeney and is the second currently sitting council member to draw a DUI charge behind Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed, who pleaded guilty twice to DUI, served jail time, and says he is now clean. Cleveland is a majority Black major metropolitan city of some 400,000 people. Miller  faces reelection in 2013 as the council seats and position of city mayor are up for grabs with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson alread