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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

10-03-09 False Hospitalization of Attorney Richard Fine

Please notice comments, copied below, left on LA Daily News site, correction on news article regarding Richard Fine.

Summary: Marina v LA County (BS109420), the case in which Richard Fine was purported to be arrested provided one of the best examples of false court records published online by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, in collusion with the County of Los Angeles. The case of Inmate Richard Fine also provided good example of false records published online by the Sheriff's Department online Inmate Information Center. [1] In both cases the publication of false online records was accompanied by denial of access to the true records. In the case of the Court - such denial stood in disregard of First Amendment rights. In the case of the Sheriff - in disregard of California Public Records Act. Upon review of the records as a whole, a reasonable person would conclude that such false online records were published to cover up false arrest and false jailing of Richard Fine, with no valid records at all to provide the legal foundation for the arrest and jailing.

Complaints were filed with Los Angeles County Ombudsman, Stephanie Maxberry, regarding conduct of the Sheriff's Department in this case, however, so far no complaint number were ever issued. The Ombudsman was also requested to provide guidance regarding filing complaints against Los Angeles County persons/agencies, other the Superior Court, which colluded with the Superior Court in the online publication of false court records. No response was received from the Ombudsman so far on the request for such guidance.

Page 2/3 Comments published on Daily News site in re: March 3, 2010 article

March 9, 2010

Attorney still jailed for contempt
Please stand corrected regarding your March 3, 2010, Troy Anderson article on Richard Fine. Richard Fine is not jailed, he is only falsely hospitalized by the Sheriff's Deprtment, with no medical reason at all.

False Records Published online by the Sheriff's Department regarding Richard Fine, Inmate #1824367 Through a long correspondence with the Sheriff''s Department, including intervention by Supervisor Michael Antonovich, the Sheriff's Department refused to allow access to the arrest and booking records of Richard Fine, which were public records by California Public Records Act. Eventually, a letter from the Sheriff's "Risk Reduction" Unit, issued in response to Supervisor Michael Antonovich stated that the Sheriff's Department was not required by California Public Records Act to produce papers that did not exist. [2]

Please also notice that the Sheriff's online Inmate Information Center listed Richard Fine as arrested and booked by the Municipal Court of San Pedro. There is no Municipal Court in San Pedro for almost a decade. Moreover, the Sheriff's Unit at the Annex of the Superior Court at San Pedro stated that it had no booking facilities at all, and denied that Richard Fine was ever booked there. Needless to say, media reported that Richard Fine was taken by the Sheriff's Warrant Detail, albeit with no warrant at all, at the Superior Court of California, Central District, Judge David Yaffe courtroom, downtown LA.

The Sheriff's Department would not correct the false records it published in the online Inmate Information Center even after numerous requests.

False Records Published Online by the Superior Court of California in Collusion with the County of Los Angeles regarding Marina v LA County (BS109420) - the case in which Richard Fine was purportedly arrested.

Please notice that the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles continues to deny access to the true Register of Actions (California civil docket) in Marina v LA county, the case where Richard Fine was purportedly arrested. Instead false records were published online as "Case Summary", with the disclaimer that such records should not be relied upon.

Of particular notice should be the fact that the proceeding of March 4, 2009, in which Richard Fine was purportedly arrested, failed to be listed as a proceeding of the case at all.

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It should also be noted that the case file included no valid warrant and no valid judgment/sentencing for the purported jailing.

In short Richard Fine has been falsely arrested for a full year, under the guise of false hospitalization, with no medical reason at all. Such false arrest and false jailing was covered up by the online publication of false records by both the Court and the Sheriff's Department, and denial of access to the true records in the case.

Links: [1] Richard Fine -- a review http://www.scribd.com/doc/24729084/09-12-17-Richard-Isaac-Fine-Review-e

[2] December 29, 2009 correspondence from Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, as received from the office of Honorable Michael Antonovich - Los Angeles County Supervisor. http://www.scribd.com/doc/25555341/10-01-08-Supervisor-Antonovich-Los-Angeles-County-repeatmailing-of-January-8-2010-response-from-Sheriff-Lee-Baca-in-re-Richard-Fine-papers-inclu