Satterberg Blistered by 5 Federal Judges

In a separate, though a-typical pattern by Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg and King County Prosecutors were given a “blistering opinion”  by 5 Federal Judges.

Prosecutor Mark Larson, Prosecutor Rich Anderson, Prosecutor Jason Simmons, Prosecutor Lisa Johnson, with Judge Lori K. Smith protecting the corruption provided by the Enumclaw Police. Most notably Enumclaw Detective Grant McCall.

We saw this pattern, and many others, again and again by King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg’s office.

In a blistering opinion, five federal appeals court judges accused two King County prosecutors of conspiring to hide evidence and allowing a witness to make false statements on the stand.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to offer any relief to Joshua Frost, who was sentenced to 55 years for his part in a string of robberies in 2003. But Judge Alex Kozinski and four others said in an opinion released this week that the prosecutors’ actions were “troubling” and needed to be revealed.

 Kozinski said it appeared the two prosecutors worked to hide a plea deal given to a man named Edward Shaw, who testified against Frost, and said allowing a witness to testify falsely would amount to professional misconduct.

The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office violated a rule requiring the disclosure of information material to the case “by willfully withholding evidence of Shaw’s domestic-violence plea deal and permitting Shaw to lie on the stand,” Kozinski said….