Traffic court misuses statute, bullies poor people, upholds fiction about ‘transportation’

print Traffic court is a venue for maintaining among the commonest people the idea that no liberty of travel by car exists and that Americans, especially the poor, must make obeisance to popular legal fiction. The traffic court in East Ridge opens Tuesday at 3 with nearly every seat occupied under the gaze of Judge Cris Helton. By David Tulis / 92.7 NoogaRadio The court, with more than 100 defendants a week, is a convenience that the administrative state grants itself so that it does not have to deal with citizens’ constitutional rights by giving them an indictment and a … Continue reading Traffic court misuses statute, bullies poor people, upholds fiction about ‘transportation’