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Maine Governor Janet Mills: Secret informants, abuse of power, and the end of Maine

Part I. I remember Janet Mills.  During my bitter split up and child custody dispute I was subjected to false allegations, trumped up charges, and egregious prosecutorial and police misconduct. Janet Mills, acting as Attorney General, reviewed the case after the trial Court overturned a false conviction due to prosecutor’s misconduct.  The prosecutor, Mary Kellett, … Continue reading Maine Governor Janet Mills: Secret informants, abuse of power, and the end of Maine

Lying Prosecutors and the Charade of Disciplinary Actions

 This week a disciplinary panel in Missouri recommended St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner be found guilty of egregious misconduct in her prosecution of republican Governor Eric Greitens. The panel concluded that Gardner and an FBI agent both lied about evidence in a criminal case they pursued against Greitens.  The FBI agent, William Don … Continue reading Lying Prosecutors and the Charade of Disciplinary Actions

Mike Perdue, Hero Dad

Mike Perdue of Michigan, died using his body to cushion and shield his 11 year old daughter Lanley during a plane crash. The hero dad grabbed and held her body tight in a bear hug to protect her during impact. The young girl was the sole survivor of the plane crash that left 4 others … Continue reading Mike Perdue, Hero Dad

A Space Odyssey: A scorned lover, a diaper, and a drill

Houston, We Have A Problem In June 2018, a crew of six was on board the International Space Station (ISS) for a 7 month mission.  Like all space missions, it was a culmination of years of preparations, tests, simulations, and investment of hundreds of billions of dollars and dedication of thousands of people. Less than … Continue reading A Space Odyssey: A scorned lover, a diaper, and a drill

Maine prosecutor, police, and town official charged in $13 million federal drug case

A Maine prosecutor, sheriff’s deputies, police officer and town selectman were among a dozen individuals charged in federal court on Wednesday in connection with a $13 million dollar illegal drug operation. According to federal charges, Franklin county prosecutor Kayla Alves tipped off the police officers involved in the conspiracy about the surveillance and the federal … Continue reading Maine prosecutor, police, and town official charged in $13 million federal drug case

Police and Prosecutorial Immunity: A Relic of the Feudal Class System

Last week New York City Council voted to end police officers’ qualified immunity from lawsuits.  Last year Colorado and Connecticut passed laws ending police immunity, and states of New Mexico, Florida, and Maine are currently considering similar legislation. These efforts need to be expanded to all states and broadened to eliminate qualified immunity of police … Continue reading Police and Prosecutorial Immunity: A Relic of the Feudal Class System

Are we living in a post truth and justice world?

My name is Vladek Filler.  In 2007 I was falsely accused by my then wife when I sought to end our marriage and gain custody of our children.  What followed were coached allegations, trumped up charges, prosecutions, false convictions, false imprisonment, appeals, my complete vindication, and a first of its kind Bar complaint and civil … Continue reading Are we living in a post truth and justice world?


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