Nelson Vs. the United States of America: A System in Denial

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G & B Pub., 1998 - Law - 484 pages
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The book recounts day by day how the FBI investigators somehow centered the entire extortion plot around Nelson and another innocent man whose only mistake was to spend fifteen minutes chatting by the lake, and then to stop at a fast food restaurant for a hamburger. Nelson fit the profile that the FBI had in mind - a long pony tail, a cellular phone, and a red Corvette which he liked to drive fast. From this harmless set of facts grew an inconsistent FBI surveillance log, incredibly biased misstatements of the truth, and wholly contrived witness statements, all elaborately tailored to inplicate Nelson. Other evidence of Nelson's innocence and the unreliability of the existing evidence was simply ignored, including an FBI wiretap conversation between the real extortionist and his accomplice discussing the extortion plot in detail. The real extortionist admitted that he had no idea who the FBI had arrested. Nevertheless, Nelson was indeed arrested with his photo plastered all over the Phoenix newspapers. Nelson's life would never be the same.
 

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Contents

The Beginning Of An American Citizen
1
When Does What We Are Start
3
Early Exposure To An Unsavory Aspect Of Life
6
Emergency Room And Possible Loss Of Finger
9
Do You Think Kids Dont Know Whats Going On
11
Things Do Tend To Go Full Circle Sometimes
17
First Flight Of The Bald Eagle Out Of The Nest By Law
20
Public School vs Catholic School
22
Saguaro Lake Surveillance Log
105
Examining The Credibility Of The FBI
119
Enlightening Information
149
Estrella Mountain Surveillance Operation
153
Criminal Complaint
175
FBI Make Arrests
227
Media Frenzy of the Indictments
249
House Arrest
289

A Kiss With A Priest
29
Catholic School vs Public School
32
The Showdown With The Sheriff Seven Years Later
36
Middle School Years In Phoenix Arizona
40
We Tried Setting A Worlds Record
42
Excerpts From The Book SOCIAL STANDINGS Class Of 79
46
Expelled From School
48
PART TWO ENTREPRENEUR
51
Desert Concerts And Nightclubs
52
The Calling Of The Gods
63
Lead Singer Voyeur Dire
66
Hollywood California Guitar God Search
68
A New Magazine Venture The Arizona Premier
72
The Days Preceding Alleged Participation
75
PART THREE SUDDENLY DIVERTED ONTO ANOTHER TRACK
89
Parallel Lives
91
A Letter Received
93
Notifying The FBI
99
Search For Additional Information From Albers Home
301
Nelsons Diary From Home Arrest
302
Nelsons Birthday
315
New Years Eve 1993
324
John Hannah Asst Federal Public Defender
336
Transcripts Of Sentencing For Frank Alber
344
Opinion Of Roger Parloff
345
Declarations Of The Governments Employees
351
Special Agent Keith D Tolhurst
352
Assistant U S Attorney Chuck Hyder
356
Criminal Division Of The U S Attorneys Office Roslyn MooreSilver
359
Reflecting Back
361
The News We Have Been Waiting For
374
Ninth Circuit Court Renders Its Decision
379
Letter From The Law Firm Johnston Maynard Grant And Parker
382
APPENDIXES
383
Copyright

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