For twenty years, Paul facilitated the legally approved adoptions of five hundred children into homes with parents who wanted them, who would give them the support and love that every child needs and deserves.
So how is it possible that directing such a noble endeavor could result in confiscation of Paul’s assets, including his home and life savings, as well as prosecution and a prison sentence?
Why should we as taxpayers be forced to pay hundreds of thousands, potentially up to one million dollars to prosecute and incarcerate a person who was doing such good? Paul has reimbursed the $700,000 that the State of Arizona wrongfully claims he defrauded the AHCCCS fund.
The only victims are Paul, his family, and the taxpayers.
The answer to these questions lies in the examples given both in the writings and speeches of Sidney Powell. She has been lead counsel in more than 500 federal appeals. It was from her experiences that she felt compelled to write LICENSED TO LIE: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice , and The Conviction Machine, after seeing a core group of federal prosecutors break all the rules, make up crimes, hide evidence, and send innocent people to prison.
The contents of this website will tell you the truth about:
This picture was taken 3 years ago at one of the many adoption reunions arranged by grateful Moms and Dads.
The closer you look at the faces of these beautiful children, the better you will understand the “Good” Paul was doing. A statement made by a faith leader moves us like we hope it does you. “Only if you can see the “good” in others are you pure in heart.”
– Patti and David Petersen
Since 2000, adoptions were a life’s mission for Paul. Honoring a couples wishes to raise a child they could call their own brought him great joy.
Here are a few short stories written about the blessings of adoptions Paul was able to facilitate. We could provide you 500 more!
Prosecutorial Abuses in Paul’s CASE using the descriptions given by Sidney Powell
Sidney Powell and a growing list of experts have made the case that AT LEAST 10% of the current two million incarcerated prisoners today (200,000 men and women) were either completely innocent or were wrongfully imprisoned by “overzealous prosecutors.” Think about the devastation in the lives of spouses, children and siblings: over the years, millions of fatherless and motherless homes due to this “conviction machine.” Think of the billions of tax dollars spent on wrongful convictions while prevention and education programs have been frozen out of funding. Did you know that the phrase “zealous advocate” has been so abused by lawyers that it is being taken out of their oaths and ethical rules? Arizona was the first state in the country to remove that phrase from the rules of professional conduct for attorneys.
It’s time to “fix our criminal justice and our prison system” practices and hold the prosecutors, the courts and the prison systems accountable.
In Conviction Machine, Harvey A. Silverglate, a prominent criminal defense and civil liberties lawyer, said, “We laugh when we hear, Prosecutors can ‘indict a ham sandwich.’ It’s absurd! But, sadly, it’s true. The criminal justice system is so stacked in favor of the government that shocking numbers of innocent people have been sent to prison.” Silverglate showed that every one of us is vulnerable to criminal prosecution in his book Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent; as did Sidney Powell, who witnessed appalling abuses by prosecutors that prompted her to write Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice, and co-author Conviction Machine.
Powell and Silverglate put a spotlight on the defects in the system: overzealous prosecutors, perjury traps, negligent judges, perverse limits on self-defense, vague and overabundant criminal statutes, insufficient requirements for criminal intent and no accountability for prosecutors. Most importantly, they provide a much-needed blueprint for reforming the Department of Justice and the criminal justice system at all levels, including actions an average citizen can take to help restore justice.
Read the stories by Rachel Alexander, Former Deputy County Attorney/Special Assistant for the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona.
Source: AP Photo/Marco Ugarte
Source: AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
If this were your loved one, what would you do?
Click on Sign the Petition Below- to let our legislators know that both Arizona’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws and Arizona’s Enhanced sentencing laws need to either be eliminated or corrected for justice’s sake.
What about Paul’s Defense Costs? What is still needed?
We are overwhelmed with gratitude for those who have donated to Paul’s defense. Paul’s plea has significantly reduced his defense costs by eliminating three jury trials in three states. However, he still has significant legal fees and costs remaining to be paid to get him to the finish line with his sentencing in three states. These fees include attorneys’ fees, sentencing expert costs and fees, and travel costs to Arkansas and Utah for sentencing; he believes he still has at least another $200k in legal fees and costs still to be paid.
We are more than grateful for all your support and hope others will help us to reach this goal. If you are able, please consider helping Paul and his family. All donations, regardless of amount, will be gratefully received.
We’re doing everything we can to see to it that Paul has the best legal representation possible. We know you would do the same, and we’ll be there for you, if you need us. That’s what friends do. We hope you will reach out if you have any questions, need clarification, or want to pray with us. Call or email us [email protected] or 480-694-2470.
Again, emphasizing Sidney Powell’s statement as to the crushing effects of prosecutorial abuse on an individual, on families, and on society as a whole:
“ If you have not had the unfortunate position to have the entire might of the Federal prosecutors focused against you to literally crush you, you cannot begin to comprehend what it looks like for those who are.” Paul has the added abuses from two State Attorneys General and their well-funded — at taxpayer’s expense — prosecutors too!
“What happened to the defendants in this book can happen to anyone.” Sidney Powell
We are so grateful to have such incredible support, and to be so near achieving our goal of helping Paul, because of you. We wanted to update you on Paul’s case, and share some of what we have learned through this terrible abuse of our legal system, as we thought it would shock you as it has us.