Alemayehu G. Mariam: Ethiopia: The A B C’s of Stealing an Election

https://i0.wp.com/1.bp.blogspot.com/_296NQg-haeg/R8OQNH1_sYI/AAAAAAAAAJ8/V-FuQxZFAfs/s320/AlMariamBlogPixColor45.jpgIt is a staple of the criminal defense bar to represent thieves, robbers, burglars, muggers, pickpockets, shoplifters, embezzlers, con men, fraudsters and swindlers. It is also the ineluctable lot of the defense lawyer to learn about the M.O. (modus operandi, techniques) of the criminal classes with professional detachment. But few defense lawyers could claim the dubious honor of representing criminals that specialize in election heists. So, when the Carter Center issued its post-mortem “Ethiopia National Elections Observation Mission 2005 Final Report”[1] recently, a unique academic opportunity became available to learn about how an election is actually stolen.

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