Common law courts

"Common law courts" are bogus courts established by adherents of the sovereign citizen movement, who reject the legitimacy of actual courts. They are often used to render unenforceable judgments regarding genuine legal disputes and to issue phony legal documents, including bogus property liens and criminal indictments, in efforts to intimidate or retaliate against their enemies. So-called "Marshals" have sometimes served as the enforcement arm for common law courts and have their own uniforms, fake badges and identification cards. Similar entities include "jural societies" and "common law grand juries."

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