While she lived here, you could have sent donations for Linda's legal expenses, send a to:
9 Wilde Rd.
Shelburne Falls, MA 01370
6/25/2005: Linda Hamilton, RIP. Linda killed herself June 13, 2005. The link is to my weblog entry, containing her obtituary and a letter I wrote to the sentencing judge. Russ has left the country.
5/27/2005: Drop Your Public Servants a Line - a list of home address'es of some of the scum who were responsible for Linda's predicament.
|3/25/2005:||Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later - Linda's letter to North Adams Mayor Barrett communicating her intent to sue the town and offering an out-of-court settlement.|
Lesniak Public Records - another letter to Mayor Barrett requesting public records on the detective who stole Linda's gun.
3/22/2005: How to Help Linda fight the corruption in the western Massachusetts courts.
3/22/2005: Letter to Alec Gray - Linda's response to Mr. Gray's letter below of 3/18/2005
3/18/2005: Letter to Chief Justice Mulligan concerning Judge Barbalunga
3/18/2005: Letter from Alec Gray in response to the letter below of 3/10/2005
3/10/2005: Letter to Chief Justice Mulligan and Attorney Mulcahy
|3/6/2005:||Letter to North Adams Mayor Barrett & Board of Selectmen|
Letter to Chief Justice Robert Mulligan
Bill of Indictment
Letter to District Attorney David Capeless
Motion for Relief from Judgement [image: 41K]
Petition for a Writ of Mandamus
Complaint for Judicial Review
2/10/2005 - Letter to the Editor from Linda Hamilton - concerning three Massachusetts men who have served 18 years of a life sentence after being convicted due to perjury by an FBI agent.
12/19/2004 - Linda Hamilton v. Robert Chesbro-Attorney - Linda's lawsuit against her lawyer. Available formatted for printing as lawsuit.rtf.
2/18/2004 - Thank You - Appreciation to the few who helped Linda through her ordeal.
1/23/2004 - Letter to Romney - after the death of Gerard Downing, Berkshire County DA, Linda faxes a letter to the Governor's Council requesting that they fill the position with someone who is not corrupt to the bone.
1/21/2002 - The Saga Continues - Russ & Linda have been evicted from their house, even though they owned it free and clear. The bank stole their house to pay off another loan, on which the house was NOT collateral.
1/3/2002 - Robert Woodward - a letter to the editor about the killing by police of a suicidal man in Brattleboro, VT.
11/13/2001 - Arrogant Sheriff - someone from the sheriff's department served Russ Hamilton and warrant without identifying himself and in a manner that Russ considered to be assault. All Russ wanted was an apology, but he didn't get one, even when the judge recommended it.
10/18 - Government Corruption Stories - a page to collect links to stories of government corruption and general screwing of the populous.
9/27 - Criminals/Corruption - Linda has "found an attorney who has the integrity and the courage to file civil suits against corrupt police, attorneys, and judges".
7/9 - Response to McLaughlin - Linda's response to Lt. McLaughlin's letter.
7/8 - Letter from Thomas L. McLaughlin - Mass State Police internal affairs exonerates their own. The blue wall stands.
5/11 - Slingshot - Linda is suing her first attorney and the trucker's attorney. She also tells us about J.A.I.L. 4 Judges, a legal way to get back at rogue judges.
4/12 - Troopers Out of Control - Linda says that Cheshire Barracks cops are targeting Berkshire Eagle employees who wrote about her case. Then she asks what you have done about it.
4/5 - Sunshine Patriots - Russ berates the non-action of most of the folks who knew about Linda's case.
3/22 - Fax to Gregory Hession - Linda is dropping her appeal. She thinks she won't find a non-corrupt court or judge. She will proceed by filing civil and criminal charges. This letter advises her lawyer of this intention.
3/7 - Help! Russ & Linda are near bankruptcy. Linda hasn't been able to work since the accident. They need donations and/or a loan.
2/25 - FBI Opens Investigation into Crimes & Corruption Surrounding Linda Hamilton Case: Linda comments on a conversation with Joe Tamarkin of the FBI.
2/9 - A Case of Injustice: An article by Russ about the Kangaroo trial.
2/8 - Charges Against Trucker Dropped by DA In Hamilton Case: article by Ed Oliver in the Massachusetts News.
2/7 - Letter from Linda: a long letter to the editor. Linda lets some of her anger out here.
2/5 - It's Really Out of Hand: A letter from Russ about Linda's kangaroo court appearance and the rot in Massachusetts police departments and courts. Russ asks people to contact John Ashcroft and "ask him to sic the FBI on Massachusetts."
2/3 - Letters from Linda & Russ - to J.J. Johnson and Sierra Times readers from Linda about her "assassination" and from Russ thanking GOAL members for their donations and reminding them that they need more.
2/3 - Linda Hamilton Is Guilty of 'Assault With A Dangerous Weapon' - Ed Oliver at The Massachusetts News writes about Linda's trial last Wednesday, 1/31. After her attorney agreed to a bench trial, Judge Alfred A. Barbalunga gound her guilty in a Pittsfield court. She will lose her gun permit and be fined about $400. Her attorney \"barely began his closing argument before the judge cut him off and announced his decision.\" I talked with Linda on the phone. She said that they're filing for a mistrial. Her current attorney agreed to a bench trial on the advice of her former attorney, who Linda believes is in bed with the DA. Linda told me that Fox News in Albany has picked up her story, and it will be part of the new book that Claire Wolfe and Aaron Zelman are writing about Police State America.
2/3 - Heath woman guilty of gun charges by Lisa Gosslin of the Berkshire Eagle via Sierra Times. A mainstream press view of the story.
1/11/2001 - 2nd Amendment Injustice - Part 1, 2nd Amendment Injustice - Part 2 - Nancy Snow writes about Doug Burnes, a Boston man who was tried on assault and battery charges because he drew his licensed handgun to protect himself from assault.
11/11 - Interview (1 hour) of Linda by Larry Pratt of GOA. Requires RealPlayer. This was broadcast on Saturday, November 4, 2000.
11/1 - Linda: WARRIORS
10/25 - Linda: FREEDOM
10/10 - Russ: GUNOWNERS - We've been had.
10/6 - Russ'es request to write letters to editors and to picket the North Adams courthouse.
10/4 - Linda's update on the battle including a newspaper story by Susan Bush.
9/1 - A petition calling for the end to Linda's malicious prosecution for the crime of being prepared to defend herself and calling for the resignation of Hampden/Berkshire County DA Gerard Downing.
Pictures and my story about the protest in North Adams on April 11.