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Chuck Turner to Sue City for ouster

Chuck Turner to sue City for ouster

by: Jamarhl Crawford, Blackstonian

Chuck Turner has secured the legal counsel of Chester Darling, storied conservative legal champion, who is coming out of retirement to represent Turner in what will now become the proverbial federal case.  Darling made his name in legal battles in this city ranging from anti-affirmative action stances to the banning of gay people from South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  After a highly publicized 11-1 vote to remove Turner, Darling sent a 3 page letter warning the Boston City Council not to go through with procedures to hold a special election to replace Turner after his federal conviction on felony charges.

Atty. Darling has stated he will file a complaint in US District Court in the next week.
The Boston City Council has slated the special election for February 15th with the final election on March 15th.
Turner faces sentencing on January 25th in US District Court.

FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE STORY

Turner’s not going away without a fight
Lawyer Darling says voter rights at issue

http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/12/16/turners_not_going_away_without_a_fight/

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  1. webcabbie

    I honestly Can`t blame him. He was elected to serve his constituents. Regardless of how the courts dispose of his case the people spoke and with one voice they chose Turner.

    I honestly hope he runs again and gets reelected even if it may be from a cell.

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  2. Christopher King

    http://christopher-king.blogspot.com/2010/12/kingcast-says-chuck-turner-should-get.html

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jS50v0A-pI

    27 December 2010
    KingCast says Chuck Turner should get probation, given white men Nicholas Mavroules and John Buonomo's schemes of crime and their sentencing.

    From my friends at Wikipedia, thanks guys.

    The U.S. Representative Nicholas Mavroules story:

    Mavroules was voted out of office in 1992, the year he was indicted on seventeen counts of corruption amid a federal investigation into alleged misuse of his office for private gain. Allegations included extortion, accepting illegal gifts and failing to report them on congressional disclosure and income tax forms. Mavroules pleaded guilty to fifteen counts in April 1993 and was sentenced to a fifteen-month prison term.

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    The John Buonomo story:
    Former Middlesex County Register of Probate John Buonomo was sentenced to 2 1/2 years for running two separate schemes in which he stole thousands of dollars of taxpayer money and more than $100,000 of campaign contributions… 18 Counts of breaking and entering, 8 counts of public theft and 10 counts of larceny.

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    The Chuck Turner story, remember:

    Chuck Turner had no prior Bad Acts alleged, and the government paid a guy hooked up with a major cocaine dealer $30,000.00 to get him to slip Mr. Turner $1,000.00. Then the witness himself claimed that racism was in play. And John Buonomo does not have a decorated history of helping his community at all, but Chuck Turner is the 2007 winner of the Community Church of Boston Sacco and Vanzetti Social Justice Award