TPP & TTIP Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) as Kangaroo Courts

The US, Europe and certain Pacific nations are engaged in secret trade deals.
We have trade rules not made in “public” or enforced in the “public”.
Instead we have what amounts to Kangoroo courts. I liked the definition found at

Kangaroo Court Definition:
A judicial proceeding or trial which has a predetermined outcome or where the basic legal rights of a party are jumped over.

“To describe the inquiry as a kangaroo court was to pour scorn upon the inquiry….

“(A) kangaroo court … an un-authorised or irregular court conducted with disregard for or perversion of legal procedure.

“To describe either a court or an inquiry pursuant to a commission as a kangaroo court is to be contemptuous of it.”

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