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Pathfinder to Law on the Edge: Sovereign Citizens, Common Law Courts,
                    Patriot Groups, Tax Protesters, et al.

General

The Anti-Government Movement Guidebook, (National Center for State Courts, 1999). KF8720 .A67 1999. (Also posted on the Internet by various patriot sites.)

Extremism in America, from the Anti-Defamation League. Including, the Sovereign Citizen Movement and the Tax Protest Movement.

Feliu, Vicenc. "Meeting the Needs of Constitutionalist Patrons: a Guide for Reference Librarians," 25 Legal Reference Services Q. 89 (2006).

Focus on Militia Extremism", from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Huhn, Wilson. "Political Alienation in America and the Legal Premises of the Patriot Movement," 34 Gonz. L. Rev. 417 (1998/1999).

Levin, Daniel Lessard & Michael W. Mitchell, "A Law Unto Themselves: the Ideology of the Common Law Court Movement," 44 S.D. L. Rev. 9 (1999).

Pitcavage, Mark. Common Law and Uncommon Courts: an Overview of the Common Law Court Movement, a Militia Watchdog Special Report. (1997).

Pitcavage, Mark. The Militia Watchdog Archives.

The Sovereign Citizen Movement, from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Sovereign Citizens Movement, from the Southern Poverty Law Center.

The Sovereigns: A Dictionary of the Peculiar, from the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Sullivan, Francis X. "The 'Usurping Octopus of Jurisdictional/Authority': The Legal Theories of the Sovereign Citizen Movement," 1999 Wis. L. Rev. 785 (1999).

Sussman, Bernard J. Idiot Legal Arguments: A Casebook for Dealing with Extremist Legal Arguments (1999).

Minnesota

Opinion of the Minnesota Attorney General 390a-21, November 5, 1996, "Sheriff is not authorized to serve documents pertaining to proceedings in purported "courts" not established by law."

Young, Christopher A. "Minnesota Has New Weapons in the Fight Against 'Paper Terrorism.'" 76 Hennepin Lawyer 17 (September 2007).

Tax

Jackson, Christopher S. "The Inane Gospel of Tax Protest: Resist Rendering Unto Caesar--Whatever His Demands," 32 Gonz. L. Rev. 291 (1996/1997).

"Tax Prosecutions", 46 USA Bulletin 1, 15-27 (April 1998).

Tax Scams, from Financial & Tax Fraud Education Associates, Inc.

Tax Return Errors and Frivolous Tax Arguments, from the United States Internal Revenue Service.

The Truth About Frivolous Tax Arguments, from the United States Internal Revenue Service.

The Truth About Frivolous Tax Arguments, from Financial & Tax Fraud Education Associates, Inc.

Topics

Conklin, Curt E. "The Case of the Phantom Thirteenth Amendment: A Historical and Bibliographic Nightmare," 88 Law. Libr. J. 121 (1996).

Johnson, Michael D. "Ostrich Defense: Internet Scams in Consumer Credit Collection," 61 Bench and Bar of Minn. 22 (March 2004).


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