Say What?

July 30th, 2016 / By

I just finished reading a transcript of the meeting during which the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity recommended that the Department of Education suspend the ABA’s power to accredit new law schools for one year. The transcript reveals some interesting details about the committee’s concerns; I will summarize those soon.

But before I do that, I can’t resist reporting the views of two “third party commenters” who spoke during the hearing. Committee rules gave each of these individuals 3 minutes to share their views.

The first, Montgomery Blair Sibley, offered to disclose the records of the DC Madam escort service so that the committee could see “the names of thousands of lawyers who used the escort service as part of their business model.” That, Sibley, concluded will “tell you what the ABA does in terms of developing ethical and morally decent people.”

The second speaker, William Sumner Scott, offered provocative comments of a different kind. He accused the ABA of being “one of the gatekeepers for forced ignorance in the United States.” To explain this charge, Scott told the committee:

On September 11, 2001 the U.S. mainstream media filmed the collapse of World Trade Center buildings 1, 2 and 7. Those films show the World Trade Center buildings came down at freefall speed into their footprints. Newton’s second law of motion requires extreme force to do that. The only way to  provide sufficient force is by the use of explosives, you can see the BYU physics Professor Dr. Stephen E. Jones’ work on that subject.

However the official United States Government 911 Commission report asserts that no explosives were used.

What does this have to do with the ABA or accreditation of law schools? Scott was happy to explain: “The American Bar Association is an integral part of the higher education system that enforces the acceptance of the official 911 Commission’s report of no explosives. As a consequence of the ABA control the U.S. legal system teaches that Newton’s second law of motion does not apply to the destruction of the World Trade Center.”

And you thought the mainstream media were critical of law schools. File this under “the downside of public comments” and levity for a summer evening.


* Sibley represented Deborah Jeane Palfrey, head of the defunct escort service, so he has plausible access to those records. A court order, however, bars him from releasing the information.



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