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Searles: No grounds to overturn
Letter To The Editor

From Dave Searles


To the Editor: Republicans, such as Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, want the U.S. Supreme Court to immediately step in and overturn the 34 felony convictions that Trump was found guilty of in New York. Then he and they have the gall to claim that the Republican Party is the party of law and order.  

The U.S. Supreme Court cannot overturn a state court without the case first going to the state court of appeals, then the state supreme court, before it can go to the U.S. Supreme Court. This process normally takes years.  

The legal experts say there is no grounds to overturn the verdict on appeal. Therefore, there is no grounds for the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and overturn the conviction. It would be a gross violation, a mockery and a shredding of the U.S. Constitution.