Oregon Sheriff Gil Gilbertson Continues Stand Against U.S. Forest Service | NWV News

via NWV News — Oregon Sheriff Gil Gilbertson Continues Stand Against U.S. Forest Service,  By Sarah FosterPosted 1:00 AM EasternNovember 23, 2011© 2011 NewsWithViews.com

” Josephine County, Ore. — Two months ago Gil Gilbertson, the sheriff of this rural county in southern Oregon, drafted a 10-page report exploring the origins and extent of federal power within a state and emailed his findings to various parties, asking for comment… Since the report was in rough-draft form he was somewhat surprised that it went viral, but it shows there are a lot of people hungry for information about how much power particularly law-enforcement power the federal government actually wields within a state, where that power comes from, and the limits to that power…

Gilbertson continued his research and recently completed a 13-page revised and updated version, retitled: Unraveling Federal Jurisdiction within a State. It is highly footnoted with references to statutes and court decisions… Sheriffs in other counties have taken note of this development. In his report Gilbertson refers to a one-page position paper by the Western States Sheriffs’ Association that concurs with his observations, and in fact grew from his earlier one...”