"A person is guilty of criminal contempt in
the second degree when he engages in any
of the following conduct:
On or along a public street or sidewalk within
a radius of two hundred feet of any building
established as a courthouse, he calls aloud, shouts, holds or displays placards or signs
containing written or printed matter, concerning
the conduct of a trial being held in such courthouse or the character of the court or
jury engaged in such trial or calling for or
demanding any specified action or determination
by such court or jury in connection with such trial."
If you are a woman or identify as such,
you can, of course, argue that, since criminal
laws must be strictly construed, and this statute
says applies only to "he"-persons, by its
We can shout all we want that specific judges
are crooks for specific reasons and demand
courts to provide a specific result - charge
judges who are crooks criminally and jail them.
Or, we can carefully measure 200 feet and 1 inch
away from the courthouse, have our location
documented by videotaping and follow the list of
prohibited conduct to our heart's desire.
Of course, the bravest of us can stand right
in front of the courthouse with slogans
criticizing a judge and then sue the suckers who
attempt to arrest and prosecute them based
on a statute that clearly violates our
1st Amendment right of self-expression and
I also wonder - why 200 feet? Why not 100? Not 300?
Nor a kilometer? You know, those sound waves
can carry over a megaphone quite well.
survivors not a problem while criticizing courts
criticizing courts is?
while criticizing courts is?
I guess, I seek logic while, while it is wrong
to do so. After all, I was already punished
for seeking it, in writing, in pleadings.
When will I learn?
So, instead of seeking any logic in brazenly
unconstitutional statutes protecting
corrupt judiciary from criticism - you step
200 feet and one inch from the courthouse,
take a megaphone in hand, put a giant sign "LOCK UP CORRUPT JUDGE DOE" or such like - and
you are good to go.
Especially if you are a woman, remember,
this is a "he" statute.
And you know what is also GOOD about this statute?
It shows that the bastards in that courthouse are
afraid of exposure.
So exposure is what they should be getting.