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(The Hill)   For some inexplicable reason, white supremacist Richard Spencer can't find a lawyer to represent him in Charlottesville case   ( thehill.com) divider line
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2018-02-09 12:03:14 PM  
Spencer thread!

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2018-02-09 12:15:26 PM  
Hell Charles Manson got a lawyer and Spencer can't?
 
2018-02-09 12:16:13 PM  
What's wrong with William Burck?  He's already representing dozens of folks related to this absurd administration, and on all sides.  What's another Nazi?
 
2018-02-09 12:27:42 PM  
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2018-02-09 12:43:36 PM  
The two most likely reasons that Spencer can't find a lawyer to represent him
1.  He rejects any lawyer who won't violate their professional ethics in representing him; or
2.  He wants them to represent him without paying, them claiming that the exposure they will get is compensation enough.
 
2018-02-09 12:48:01 PM  
He's having trouble finding one that accepts payment in Tiki oil
 
2018-02-09 12:49:44 PM  

BizarreMan: Hell Charles Manson got a lawyer and Spencer can't?


If it's a criminal case, the court will appoint one. If it's not a criminal case, why compare it to Manson. You know, other than the facts that they are both evil farks who needed to be removed from society.
 
2018-02-09 12:50:05 PM  
I bet he could find one to smash him in the face with a brick.
 
2018-02-09 12:52:24 PM  
I'll get this out of the way.

Spencer can't find a lawyer?  I bet he did Nazi that coming.
 
2018-02-09 12:53:01 PM  
Why do these Nazi's care about getting punched? Don't they get "jumped" as initiation?
 
2018-02-09 12:54:16 PM  
Well, if it's a criminal case the court will ensure he has a lawyer. Not necessarily a lawyer he likes, but then he can go pro se. The court will likely make that lawyer stick around to fight off any claims of ineffective counsel.

If it's not a legal case, tough shiat.
 
2018-02-09 12:55:39 PM  
Well maybe if he offered to let lawyers sock him in the jaw as part of their compensation he would have several lined up already.
 
2018-02-09 12:56:05 PM  

stan unusual: The two most likely reasons that Spencer can't find a lawyer to represent him
1.  He rejects any lawyer who won't violate their professional ethics in representing him; or
2.  He wants them to represent him without paying, them claiming that the exposure they will get is compensation enough.


I was leaning towards number 2...
 
2018-02-09 12:56:12 PM  
It's a given that there are some white nationalist lawyers out there.  They've been trying to get their people into police departments, so surely they would have sent one or two to law school.

Which means that Spencer is so much of an asshole that even other white supremacists won't represent him.
 
2018-02-09 12:57:01 PM  
You know you've really stepped in it when even the ACLU, which sometimes takes these type of cases on the principle of 1st Amendment grounds, doesn't want you as a client.
 
2018-02-09 12:57:39 PM  
There are 62 million clowns out there. I know one of them has to be a lawyer.

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2018-02-09 12:57:39 PM  

stan unusual: The two most likely reasons that Spencer can't find a lawyer to represent him
1.  He rejects any lawyer who won't violate their professional ethics in representing him; or
2.  He wants them to represent him without paying, them claiming that the exposure they will get is compensation enough.


3. He refuses representation by Jewish lawyers
 
2018-02-09 12:58:19 PM  

stan unusual: The two most likely reasons that Spencer can't find a lawyer to represent him
1.  He rejects any lawyer who won't violate their professional ethics in representing him; or
2.  He wants them to represent him without paying, them claiming that the exposure they will get is compensation enough.


This.

If you have the money, you can find a lawyer. I guess white supremacy doesn't pay as well as it used to. At least, it doesn't pay as well as it used to without joining the Trump administration or getting elected as a Republican.
 
2018-02-09 12:58:20 PM  

stan unusual: The two most likely reasons that Spencer can't find a lawyer to represent him
1.  He rejects any lawyer who won't violate their professional ethics in representing him; or
2.  He wants them to represent him without paying, them claiming that the exposure they will get is compensation enough.


Pretty much this.
 
2018-02-09 12:58:53 PM  
Good luck with that State appointed counsel.
 
2018-02-09 12:59:25 PM  

cookiefleck: Why do these Nazi's care about getting punched? Don't they get "jumped" as initiation?


Have you seen the new crop of Nazis?  These pantywaists are not cut from the Aryan Nation/Neo-Nazi skinhead cloth of old.

These idiots aren't getting "jumped" into anything.

/I meant absolutely no respect to the old timey Nazis.
 
2018-02-09 12:59:37 PM  
Richard Spencer believes in eugenetics but he is dismayed that no lawyers will naturally select him to be their client.
 
2018-02-09 01:01:56 PM  
Wow I did not realize The Hill did pay for play shill content like this. Very disappointed in the lack of up front disclosure.
 
2018-02-09 01:02:07 PM  
He should have listened to his messiah.

Reagan on Mexico Border 1980 - No Wall!
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2018-02-09 01:02:50 PM  

damageddude: You know you've really stepped in it when even the ACLU, which sometimes takes these type of cases on the principle of 1st Amendment grounds, doesn't want you as a client.


I'm pretty sure they view Spencer's speech as less "saying Obama should go back to Kenya" and more "falsely yelling 'fire' in a crowded theater." There are limits to free speech, and encouraging Nazis to murder Americans is probably more than just a little bit beyond those limits.
 
2018-02-09 01:03:39 PM  

gopher321: Spencer thread!

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I'd say it is more of a hypocrisy thread in that you don't really believe in the rights of the people to be peaceably assembled, just those you agree with.
 
2018-02-09 01:04:19 PM  

DeaH: BizarreMan: Hell Charles Manson got a lawyer and Spencer can't?

If it's a criminal case, the court will appoint one. If it's not a criminal case, why compare it to Manson. You know, other than the facts that they are both evil farks who needed to be removed from society.


It's a civil case, so he has no constitutional right to counsel. In general, it is a real problem that people who aren't wealthy can't afford to defend themselves in a civil case. But in the case of Spencer, fark him.
 
2018-02-09 01:06:29 PM  

phrawgh: He should have listened to his messiah.

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Good video, somehow I've never seen that before and I had no idea that it existed. That one will be bookmarked and put in my back pocket, thanks.
 
2018-02-09 01:06:48 PM  

gopher321: Spencer thread!

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That's absolutely wrong and we shouldn't be applauding it.

Because if the Nazi's still breathing after you punch him, you got more work to do.
 
2018-02-09 01:07:31 PM  

WoodyHayes: gopher321: Spencer thread!

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I'd say it is more of a hypocrisy thread in that you don't really believe in the rights of the people to be peaceably assembled, just those you agree with.


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2018-02-09 01:08:30 PM  

Prank Call of Cthulhu: gopher321: Spencer thread!

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That's absolutely wrong and we shouldn't be applauding it.

Because if the Nazi's still breathing after you punch him, you got more work to do.


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2018-02-09 01:08:40 PM  
best thing about that punch (past the obvious) was the internet detectives who declared the puncher was this leather daddy fetish guy...who had been dead for several years
 
2018-02-09 01:09:39 PM  
Even Lava soap couldn't clean away the taint clinging to you from defending him.
 
2018-02-09 01:09:58 PM  
He further claims that last summer's violent, hate-inspired rally should be accepted as the "cost of free assembly and maintaining a vibrant political culture."

UNaccepted, Nazi scum.
 
2018-02-09 01:10:10 PM  

inglixthemad: Well, if it's a criminal case the court will ensure he has a lawyer. Not necessarily a lawyer he likes, but then he can go pro se. The court will likely make that lawyer stick around to fight off any claims of ineffective counsel.

If it's not a legal case, tough shiat.


The court really needs to make an exception in this case.  "Mr. Spencer, the court is sorry to hear about your inability to find counsel.  This is your court-appointed lawyer, Camila Flores-Baruel; she is a Chilean-American Jewish lesbian, and will be providing you with a vigorous defense, much better than your cracker ass could mount. ....  Bailiff, could you please contact the paramedics?  It seems Mr. Spencer is having some sort of seizure.  No, no, finish your break first; just see to it before the end of business."
 
2018-02-09 01:10:12 PM  

WoodyHayes: phrawgh: He should have listened to his messiah.

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Good video, somehow I've never seen that before and I had no idea that it existed. That one will be bookmarked and put in my back pocket, thanks.


You're quite welcome. Use it for good, never for evil.

/and always remember: President Reagan was a filthy stinking hippy commie ant-American LIBTURD!
 
2018-02-09 01:12:46 PM  

WoodyHayes: gopher321: Spencer thread!

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I'd say it is more of a hypocrisy thread in that you don't really believe in the rights of the people to be peaceably assembled, just those you agree with.


People generally have some kind of limit to what they'll tolerate.  For some people this limit is something like "having to listen to chucklefarks who publicly advocate an ideology that includes killing entire sub-populations just because they're different. " This could be worse, like having a limit of tolerance like "not allowing for the continued existence of Jews, coloreds, the disabled, or homos" or something like those goddamned Nazis.

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2018-02-09 01:14:13 PM  

WoodyHayes: gopher321: Spencer thread!

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I'd say it is more of a hypocrisy thread in that you don't really believe in the rights of the people to be peaceably assembled, just those you agree with.


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2018-02-09 01:14:14 PM  

BizarreMan: Hell Charles Manson got a lawyer and Spencer can't?


Criminal case vs civil lawsuit
 
2018-02-09 01:16:26 PM  

Karac: It's a given that there are some white nationalist lawyers out there.  They've been trying to get their people into police departments, so surely they would have sent one or two to law school.

Which means that Spencer is so much of an asshole that even other white supremacists won't represent him.


If they were smart, they would have tried to send people to law school.  However, they are dumb, which is why they concentrated on infiltrating people into police departments, because police officers have uniforms and get to carry guns and stuff.  The few Nazis who slip through police screenings, probably can't do as much damage as one good attorney.
 
2018-02-09 01:16:28 PM  

Wadded Beef: He further claims that last summer's violent, hate-inspired rally should be accepted as the "cost of free assembly and maintaining a vibrant political culture."

UNaccepted, Nazi scum.


Hopefully the next tiki-fueled hate-inspired rally like that will feature someone with a bucket of flammable liquid turning the Nazi MAGA C.H.U.D.s into crispy critters.
 
2018-02-09 01:16:32 PM  

BizarreMan: Hell Charles Manson got a lawyer and Spencer can't?


Manson is only slightly less reprehensible in that he served his sentence and died in prison.
 
2018-02-09 01:16:36 PM  

Raoul Eaton: DeaH: BizarreMan: Hell Charles Manson got a lawyer and Spencer can't?

If it's a criminal case, the court will appoint one. If it's not a criminal case, why compare it to Manson. You know, other than the facts that they are both evil farks who needed to be removed from society.

It's a civil case, so he has no constitutional right to counsel. In general, it is a real problem that people who aren't wealthy can't afford to defend themselves in a civil case. But in the case of Spencer, fark him.


Spencer's a trust fund brat. He can afford a lawyer, he just doesn't want to pay for it.
 
2018-02-09 01:16:44 PM  

JDAT: Good luck with that State appointed counsel.


State appointed counsel in a civil case? I don't think so.
 
2018-02-09 01:18:40 PM  
Milo Yiannopolopololpous is trying to be his own lawyer, so maybe this douche will try the same thing. Go on, unleash that master race intellect on the court.
 
2018-02-09 01:19:03 PM  
So I guess his, "Dear Judge, No lawyer in this state will represent me, therefor you must drop all the charges against me" ploy didn't work out too well.
 
2018-02-09 01:19:03 PM  

phalamir: inglixthemad: Well, if it's a criminal case the court will ensure he has a lawyer. Not necessarily a lawyer he likes, but then he can go pro se. The court will likely make that lawyer stick around to fight off any claims of ineffective counsel.

If it's not a legal case, tough shiat.

The court really needs to make an exception in this case.  "Mr. Spencer, the court is sorry to hear about your inability to find counsel.  This is your court-appointed lawyer, Camila Flores-Baruel; she is a Chilean-American Jewish lesbian, and will be providing you with a vigorous defense, much better than your cracker ass could mount. ....  Bailiff, could you please contact the paramedics?  It seems Mr. Spencer is having some sort of seizure.  No, no, finish your break first; just see to it before the end of business."


No. Just NO.

We do not selectively give people rights. If we start doing that we will end up no better than some third world dictatorship in short order, and don't you doubt that it'll be people like Spencer in charge with you lined up on a wall getting shot. The only way we keep the Nazis (and similar) in line is by protecting the right of everyone to peaceably assemble. The right of everyone to speak. By allowing the free competition of ideas, people like Spencer will ultimately lose.

You get the idea I hope. What you are suggesting, even if only in jest, leads to the demise of liberty.
 
2018-02-09 01:20:18 PM  
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2018-02-09 01:22:40 PM  

stan unusual: The two most likely reasons that Spencer can't find a lawyer to represent him
1.  He rejects any lawyer who won't violate their professional ethics in representing him; or
2.  He wants them to represent him without paying, them claiming that the exposure they will get is compensation enough.


Or they have to have zero Jewish relations.
 
2018-02-09 01:23:26 PM  

WoodyHayes: gopher321: Spencer thread!

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I'd say it is more of a hypocrisy thread in that you don't really believe in the rights of the people to be peaceably assembled, just those you agree with.


Nazis freely assemble. Boxers freely assemble. Now if the Nazis want to find some idiots stupid enough to be Nazi boxers then they can assemble them.

Be careful though. Nazi boxers change their minds. Refusing to join the Nazi party, Schmeling risked his life to save two Jewish children by hiding them and then helping them escape Nazi Germany.

Many fine people on both sides.
 
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