To Kill a Messenger — for Reporting a Corrupt Judge
http://DougSchafer.com (This website was composed from 2000 to 2003 as events occurred. It is not updated.)
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On April 17, 2003, a 9-judge panel of the Washington State Supreme Court figuratively killed this messenger, then 24-year lawyer Doug Schafer, for having reported too much illuminating information in 1996 about a very corrupt judge. Click here for the court’s misguided published ruling. What’s more, the court’s black-robed lawyers dishonestly and maliciously maligned me with their many fabricated untrue “facts” and suspended my law license for 6 months. Click here for my statement observing that the court’s ruling destroys public confidence in our judicial system because it ranks lawyer-client secrecy as more important than judicial system integrity.