Almost a whole month after the July 2, 2019 shooting-death of Isaiah Robinson by employees of the Elyria Police Department corporation, conflicting concerns have begun to arise among the community over whether or not the investigation being carried out by an investigator for the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office corporation is in fact “fair and impartial”. Do they have a real reason to be concerned?
After doing some careful research, on top of also being born and raised on the organic land where the City of Elyria municipal corporation does business, I would have to say that not only may the loved ones of Isaiah Robinson have reason to be concerned but, the people who domicile within the Elyria territory may also have reason to be concerned; as the “independent” investigation being carried out by Lorain County Sheriff’s Office corporation may, in fact, be legally defective due to a conflict of interest.
How is there A Possible Conflict of Interest by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Department Investigating the EPD Isaiah Robinson Shooting?
Before I can begin to answer how there may be a possible conflict of interest by the Lorain County Sheriff’s Department investigating the Elyria Police Department shooting-death of Isaiah Robinson, we must first ask ourselves, in whose interest is the Lorain County Sheriff’s Department working? Is it the interest of the City of Elyria municipal corporation? Is the Interest of the Elyria Police Department corporation? Could it be that they are working for the interest of Isaiah Robinson’s loved ones? Maybe that’s something you will be able to discern on your own by the time you reach the end of this blog. At the very least, we are going to want to get a proper comprehension of the term “conflict of interest” from the perspective of law. It will not do anyone any justice by me allowing you to think your commoner’s English is what’s used at law. In the law, the universal language is known as legalese. What a term may mean in regular conversation does not hold the same meaning when being used at law.
Black’s Law Dictionary 5th Edition defines conflict of interest as the following: