Presentations to the California Court August 10-2010

On August 10, 2010, California Attorney Eliel Chemerinski presented to the United States District Court for the Central District of California-Southern DIvision a motion to dismiss the accusations against Ricardo Asch , based on the grounds that the prosecution on this case violates the Double Jeopardy provision contained in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rigths (ICCPR).

Attached to the motion are presented the oficial translation into english of the rulings of the Republica Argentina Justice system, by which Ricardo Asch was completely aquitted of all charges originated in the California Court.

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 16 December 1966, and in force from 23 March 1976. It commits its parties to respect the civil and political rights of individuals, including the right to life, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, electoral rights and rights to due process and a fair trial. The ICCPR is part of the International Bill of Human Rights, along with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) Both countries, Argentina and United States of America have subscribed and ratified the ICCPR (1968 and 1986 for Argentina) (1977 and 1992 for the United States of America) and should respect it as the Supreme Law of the Land.

To this day (June 28, 2013) the California Court has not responded to the motion.

Eliel Chemerinski,Esq.
Bar No. 143740, Sherman Oaks, California, USA