Nine criminal defendants are not the only ones who are on trial, here, in a San Diego, California, courtroom. This trial, it turns out, is more about the American legal system. Today, this court’s irrational decisions, as attested to by the raised eyebrows, sideways glances, and sharp words of each of the nine defense attorneys present, proved, beyond a reasonable doubt, that the criminal sat not in front of, but behind the bench.
American justice, as evidenced in the courtroom of Judge David M. Gill this past Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, cares not any longer about the emasculated US Constitution. As the trial of innocent Rap musician Brandon “Tiny Doo” Duncan (pictured above, right) began at 1:30 PM, it would be a matter of minutes before this supposed trial became a surreal, Kafka-esque scene of first-time, twisted legal logic, turning two-hundred-plus years of legal precedent into farce.