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Re: “Art or obscenity?

So this is what our tax dollars go towards! We now have a US Attorney attempting to police fiction, even though it is probably vile fiction, it is still fiction. I agree with Tom Farrell, it is time for Mary Beth Buchanan to resign. These pet prosecutions that only serve her political ambitions have gone too far for too long. Her politically motivated prosecutions have gone un-checked, and lets not go into the more questionable cases where her staff have been proven to have falisified evidence and testimony...

Posted by Jason on 07/29/2007 at 5:48 AM

Re: “Drugs for Sex Case Appeals Nearly Exhausted

The medications in question are low doses of xanax, Oxycontin, and Duragesic. I thought these are legal medications in America. I thought a doctor is allowed to prescribe these medications.

Posted by Jason on 01/20/2007 at 8:02 PM

Re: “Drugs for Sex Case Appeals Nearly Exhausted

So let me get this straight. Five individuals came into one courtroom and lied. The judge was shown the statements these individuals made were false and even has letters from one witness documenting her discussions and motives for trading perjury for a get out of jail pass, and a new trial is not warranted. Mary Beth Buchanan and her staff should be going to jail here not the doctor. God help this nation when you have a US Attorney more worried about headlines than either truth or justice. It is sad that an innocent man, Dr. Rottschaefer, will have to pay the price for Ms. Buchanan's incompetence and ego.

Posted by Jason on 01/20/2007 at 8:00 PM

Re: “Drugs for Sex Case Appeals Nearly Exhausted

Question: I was just wondering are the women he made the deal sex for drugs,were they charged? Answer: No, actually the women were facing separate charges for drug dealing. All these individuals’ charges were dropped by the U.S. Attorney in exchange for these witnesses changing their initial statements to investigators and collaborating the government’s case. The charges ranged from drug dealing to armed robbery. Also, the alleged deal for sex for drugs was never proven in court. No evidence has ever surfaced that the sex occurred other than the accusations raised by five individuals who were seeking leniency in their court cases and knew that the US Attorney was targeting Dr. Rottschaefer. Question: If not why? I was under the understanding that would be prostituion. In this countny with the D.A. did he make the deal to let them go for more high profile headlines? In my opion he made a bad dececion, did he force them to do drugs? Did he take an add out an add that said this month only sex for drugs? Answer: Actually, the US Attorney played up the sex for drugs allegations throughout the trial and made the case into a media frenzy. The case probably would have ended after the trial if not for the evidence that has surfaced proving that the alleged victims lied. See Article Bitter Pills. Question: They were doctor shoping, the doctor is wrong and should have to answer for what he did but are the so called victims in the same boat? Actually, I do not believe the doctor is wrong here. He prescribed a legal medication for ailments these individuals had. During the criminal proceedings, the alleged victims simply provided false testimony by altered their original statements and saying they had no ailments. After the criminal trial, the witnesses changed their statements back to the original version that they had ailments the doctor said he prescribed to. As for the sex accusations, these alleged allegations surfaced after the US Attorney had raided the doctor’s office. After the doctor’s trial, the doctor’s legal team uncovered hand written correspondence by one of the alleged victims outlining how the accusations were false and had been planted by the DEA investigator. With these correspondence that were written by the prosecution witness in the months preceeding the doctor’s trial, the doctor’s legal team sought a new trial and asked for the US Attorney’s support. Unfortunately, the US Attorney, Mary Beth Buchanan, reversed her original course and said the sex accusations were neither proven or required to be proved in order for the verdict to stand. In Ms. Buchanan’s opinion, the doctor was guilty for simply prescribing a legal medication and sex never had to be proven. Now with sworn statements further outlining that all five material patient witnesses the prosecutor utilized in the trial withheld evidence and outright lied, the doctor again sought a new trial. Judge Lancaster has denied this request. To date, the only individual who has not changed his story is that of the doctor. The five felons that were granted get out of jail free passes by Ms. Buchanan’s office have continued their criminal careers.

Posted by Jason on 01/20/2007 at 7:58 PM

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