Years of inconclusive legal battles have been "resolved" by
the courts' refusal to examine the facts on the grounds of
"official immunity." This fact has raised serious doubts
concerning the ability of the judicial system to halt the
nationwide erosion of individual liberty at the hands of
authoritarian power. Now two real-time tests of the basic premises are currently
in progress before United States District Court Judge Charles R.
Richey in Washington, D.C.
White House Shooting Case
In the first case, Thomas v. United States, USDC CA 94-2427, The White House Shooting Case, filed on December 22, 1994.The issues at bar are the violent death of an individual
and alleged authoritarian suppression of free thought and
expression under color of regulation.
White House Paranoia Case
The second case, Thomas v. Clinton, USDC CA 95-1018, The White House Paranoia Case,
seeks to address recent Secret Service moves to restrict public expression in,
and access to Lafayette Park, the symbol of our Free and Democratic Nation