For Immediate Release                               July 27, 1996

                Juries in Check Around the Nation


                 Paul Andrew Mitchell, B.A., M.S.
                Counselor at Law, Federal Witness,
                   and Private Attorney General

                       All Rights Reserved
                        without Prejudice

Payson, Arizona

     The founders  of a  new legal cooperative -- the Supreme Law
Firm --  have just  issued a  ground-breaking formal challenge to
the process  of selecting  grand and  trial juries  everywhere in

     Paul  Mitchell,   one  of   the  co-founders,  has  recently
documented a  serious flaw  in the  laws enacted  by Congress  to
select jurors  for grand  and trial jury service.  These laws are
found in  Title 28,  United States  Code, Sections 1861 and 1865,
the federal Jury Selection and Service Act.

     On the  one hand, Congress has said that all citizens should
have the  opportunity to  serve on  both kinds of juries (section
1861).   On the  other hand,  Congress has  also said  that  jury
candidates must  be federal citizens (section 1865).  Citizens of
the several  Union states  are not  mentioned in  these  Acts  of
Congress, and the omission was intentional.

     Grand juries  are convened  to consider  probable cause  for
issuing indictments,  or formal charges, against people suspected
of criminal  behavior.   Trial juries  are convened  to try those
people and  to determine their guilt or innocence.  Both kinds of
juries are  now assembled entirely from voter registration lists,
which consist  of federal citizens only.  In many states, it is a
felony to falsify information on a voter registration affidavit.

     Ever since  the Civil  War, Congress  has been pushing hard,
through force  and fraud,  to get  all Americans  into a  second,
inferior class of citizenship known as federal citizenship.  This
class did not exist in the law before the Civil War.

     Prior to  that war, there was only one class of citizenship,
a class  which today  is called  state Citizenship.   This is the
class that  is mentioned in the qualifications for serving in the
Congress and  the White House.  The term "United States" in those
provisions means  "states United",  and the  "C" in  Citizen is a
capital "C",  not a  lower-case "c"  as in  the case  of  federal

     Unfortunately for  Congress,  the  U.S.  Supreme  Court  has
ruled, several  times, that class discrimination in the selection
of grand  or trial  jurors is a ground for proving that a jury is
not a  legal body.  This means that any jury which exhibits class
discrimination cannot  issue lawful indictments, nor can it issue
lawful verdicts.  There are two "classes" of citizens in America.

     In fact, several courts have already ruled that one can be a
state Citizen without also being a federal citizen, regardless of
the Civil War and its ugly aftermath.

     "We are  prepared to stipulate that federal citizens have no
standing to  challenge the  obvious conflict  between  these  two
statutes," says Paul Mitchell, the author of several court briefs
which are  racing through the Internet at present.  "But, when it
comes to  Sovereign state  Citizens, the  class discrimination is
unmistakable, and unconstitutional."

     At an  introductory lecture  last  week  in  Mesa,  Arizona,
members of  the audience  were enthralled  by the  prospect  that
government indictments against state Citizens will soon be thrown
out.  "The correct procedural move is to petition the court for a
dismissal, or  a stay of proceedings, pending final resolution of
the challenge,"  explained Mitchell.   A  stay  is  a  procedural
"freeze" on  any  further  hearings,  until  the  controversy  is

     Final resolution  means that  the  matter  will  be  finally
decided by the United States Supreme Court, probably after two or
more federal  appeals courts  decide  the  matter  with  opposite
results.  This will almost guarantee a hearing before the Supreme

     Sample briefs  can be  obtained from the Supreme Law Firm by
contacting the founder -- Paul Andrew Mitchell, B.A., M.S.  -- at
the email address stored here  Contact Us.  With  minor  changes,
the  two   briefs  can   be  adapted  to  any  state  or  federal
prosecution, no matter at what step in the proceedings.  Mitchell
is  even  prepared  to  utilize  their  logic  in  habeas  corpus
petitions, in  order  to  release  state  Citizens  from  federal
prisons.   Their indictments  and  convictions  were  decided  by
juries that were not legal bodies.

Contact:  Paul Andrew Mitchell          2509 N. Campbell, #1776
          Counselor at Law              Tucson [zip code exempt]
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