Two-Tier Justice in Cleveland

Not to be out done by flagrant two-tier justice on the national level, Cleveland demonstrates that it too can protect Democrats and their family members. Case in point involves the grandson of four-time Democratic mayor Frank Jackson. From the September 3 Cleveland Plain Dealer: A veteran city prosecutor declined to bring criminal charges against Mayor Frank Jackson's grandson after a woman accused him of chocking her and hitting her several times with a metal truck hitch. Assistant City Prosecutor Aric Kinast who has worked in the city prosecutor's office for 18 years declined to proceed with criminal charges despite two eye witnesses and the victim all naming the Mayor's grandson, Frank Q. Jackson, as the attacker.  Lest you think this is a simple assault case, the Plain Dealer goes on to provide a more thorough description: The beating happened about 6:45 p.m. June 10, according to Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority police...(Read Full Article)
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