My Son’s Death Cannot Be In Vain: Esther Salas Pleads For More Protections For Judges | NBC News NOW

2020 8/05
My Son’s Death Cannot Be In Vain: Esther Salas Pleads For More Protections For Judges | NBC News NOW

U.S. District Judge Esther Salas recorded remarks to honor the memory of her son, Daniel, provide a brief update on the condition of her husband, Mark, and address why the lack of privacy afforded to federal judges is an issue that cannot be ignored any longer.
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My Son’s Death Cannot Be In Vain: Esther Salas Pleads For More Protections For Judges | NBC News NOW



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  • Duce 50Thy says:

    The lives of all of us needs to be protected. Money for specail needs, money to seek out at risk depressed people and children, end racist groups, and hate ralleys. The bandaids do not work. Put money where the problem is, and care about all of us. 3 percent of americal people on more well than the bottom 50 to 70 percent. That is our problem, not the internet. Poverty breeds, depression, stress, crime and desperation. Desperate people with no hope and easily be persuaded by someone who pretends to understand, or does understand them. Bad love is to a desperation what good love it to a person who is not.

  • USA ALL THE WAY says:

    So sorry for your loss. RIP Daniel. And may God grant your family comfort in knowing that all of you will be together again in Christ. 🙏🏻

  • I love the universe. says:

    It’s not a game out here. people have to understand what you are getting into with these cases. It’s a heavy price that comes with it.

  • michelle fish says:

    This woman’s son is no more important or any less grieved than others who have lost a child.

    • Annie, Are You Ok says:

      I think the way he died is what makes it a special circumstance. Have some empathy. Her family was targeted, pre-meditated murder by an assassin.

  • Tara Graham says:

    I’m deepest condolences to you and your family. May ANGELS rest on your son’s pillows. R.I.H

  • Jerry Wells says:

    Condolences to your entire family, but this is EXACTLY why my grandfather & father told me to always have two(2) children-just in case of tragedy. Sorry 4 your loss, & best wishes 4 full recovery of your husband. God bless, & may piece be with you…..

  • Michael Burgess says:

    Heartbreaking! In my prayers.

  • Taciana Assuncao says:

    God confort you, Judge Esther. I feel so sad too. I lost my only son here in Brazil, fighting against corruption. He was an attorney of republic here. God stay by your side and of your husband

  • Cynthia Amoateng says:

    L AM SO SORRY for your. May the Lord GOD BLESS YOU and guide you with your husband. We are going to pray for you🙏🙏🙏🙏

  • Mira Motaal says:

    I am so terribly sorry for your loss!

  • Paula Hussaney says:

    You know in life you will never know what another family is going through until it reach your door step.

  • Victory is mine says:

    And as a judge all evidence should be presented in every case. Sometime they select evidence and reject others. That doesn’t help to make justice. That is showing bias to one side. Im sorry for what happen, now, judges learn from this and start doing thing right. We have too many innocent people in jail for stupid things and the serious cases are going free because they have money and they buy the system. The judicial system in the US is a disgrace.

  • Scott Roat says:

    I don’t know anything about this case, and I don’t think violence is acceptable in any instance, and I’m not suggesting anything untoward occurred. But I do want to say that judges ignore evidence, the rule of law, and practice bias in the courtroom to impact outcomes rather than ameliorate problems. To reiterate, I don’t know that she’s done this. I just want to note that if judges diligently applied even-handed and appropriate justice across the board, people would know they were treated fairly. In addition to what she is asking for, judicial accountability would make up at least half of the concern, in my estimation.

  • claude Last says:

    Just help the judges? There it is in a nutshell. Protect them not us…..

  • Dan Thomas says:

    Hate to tell you but if this country keeps going down the s******* hole It ain’t going to be enough protection for judges, politicians or the rich

  • Dionne Douglas says:

    I’m sorry for your loss

  • gregoryian123 says:

    Really bad acting really where are the raspberries

    • Aria Beal says:

      You think she is acting? Do you also think youre some independent, original thibker against the status quo? Youre being played like a fiddle because your ignorance and desire to be “not a sheep” makes you easy prey for misinformation

    • gregoryian123 says:

      @Aria Beal look it just seemed insincere. Contrived.and so I commented, that’s all

    • Aria Beal says:

      @gregoryian123 okay. I found your comment disrespectful towards this woman’s grief so I commented. Maybe you should consider the information you’ve received that would program your mind in such a way to think this is fake. It’s good to question things but there is such a thing as the objective truth. Imagine losing your only child — contrived, maybe because every word she produces is painful I imagine.

  • Kabin Sharma says:

    I no longer need my work with the help of, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*

  • Victoria Van Laanen says:

    May your son RIP. Our country is under a new malignant monster called Trump above all else. Remember when the lovely young actress was killed by a stalker? That made a change in the DMV giving out addresses. But with Trump as president don’t expect any protective laws for all Americans, he’s just taking a punch at everything and everyone to keep sucking money out of our country for his idiotic family and sycophants he owes, as well as Putin, whom had him elected. We all need protection from an unstable MORON.

  • MaoPao Brown says:

    She was assigned to take jefferey Einstein’s money laundering case at duetsch bank.

  • Star Of the show says:

    Trumps America that Americans keep voting for

  • Mugzy Hillbillie says:

    Ok boomer

  • nic d says:

    Wow crazy. Sry lady.

  • Mr K says:

    American really do HATE women.

  • Tyrone Silky Patrick McFitzerwellington the XXXV says:

    I am truly and deeply saddened this happened… that being said, doesn’t this feel not genuine at all? Kinda hard to connect with a very personal and emotional message when you’re obviously looking down and reading off a script every 3 seconds

  • Elizabeth Brocato says:

    The lord be with you .. sorry for your lose . May the lord be with you .. so so sorry ..

  • warn81 says:

    So sad

  • Maria Denuccio says:


  • R Berg says:

    Sorry, but you got what you deserved! It is you who are the monster, judge Salas. Feel the pain! Feminazi’s primary focus is not on equality but hegemony over issues that favor women. Sorry, you believe only males should be drafted into the military draft, despite females being allowed to do every job in the military equally. Sorry, males are not dispensable members of society that you, and feminists of your ilk believe. Feel the pain judge Salas! Hope you agonize. You deserve exactly what you got..!! I’m sure your pain would have been much more severe if your only child was a daughter, rather than a son, because sadly you perpetuate the reality that sadly, our society does value females over males.

  • djsmisc says:

    Our Constitution places JURIES as the DECISION MAKING authority. The current judiciary drawn from the most disreputable professions of avaricious sophists and sharks has usurped the authority. For this alone, they deserve to be targets.

  • lex marr says:

    I would like to start by saying that this is not for anyone to get offended and in no way I am saying she is a bad judge….yes this was tragic for this family and it should not have happened to them or anyone I just see the logic and reasoning behind everything, that being said it is a fact that there is corruption in all aspects of life especially in those given power to decide other peoples fate,this is why there are innocent people in jail and also the reason that family’s are getting separated because someone decided there fate for them, weather you believe in karma or not I can assure you it’s very real, when bad things happen to us the first thing we say is WHY ME at this point we should stop and think about all the seeds we have planted along the way because I can assure you not all your seeds were well planted, everyones info should be private not just judges no life is above another, being at the top does not make anyone a good person a good or bad person is judged on those seeds planted along the way…

  • AR H says:

    I stand with mom’s of slain son and daughters…

  • Bill Anderson says:

    I do not owe anybody anything now because of, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*

  • Christopher Adams says:

    This is very sad. Extra monitoring, and embracing of the rights we Americams hold dear is the full proof plan. Drug dealer cops or cops on drug dealer pay rolls I rely on God not the system that has been violating the constitutional rights of Americans for over 100 years.

  • Christopher Adams says:

    I’m not happy a high official was disgraced like this.

    • G C says:

      High official or just ur average person- is just plain wrong NO ONE deserves such pain no one.

  • Mr Charles says:

    E P S T E I N D I D N T K I L L H I M S E L F

  • Lucio Brekke says:

    I don’t need anymore my job thanks to, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*

  • Jesus Greenblatt says:

    I see a favorable verdict in Deutsche Bank’s future.

  • real isrealite says:

    Judges are lawyers and in the same corrupt culture.Do like the citizens that you judge(protect yourself)!

  • Animal life says:

    I don’t owe anyone anything now with the help of, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*

  • Ryan Josheph says:

    I do not owe anybody anymore with the help of, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*

  • Ela B says:

    Not only federal judges. Everyone’s information is up for sale or free of charge. That’s not how it is in places like Europe.

  • Untethered says:

    So awful. I support more protections for judges.

  • Emma watson says:

    I don’t owe anybody anything now because of, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*

  • Joe Goulart says:

    Where is her video on George Floyd death? Where is her video on Breonna Taylor? Ah! It was not HER business. What she is facing right now has happened / is happening in daily basis to many american families and no JUDGE has come forward posting videos to condemn a broken system. But when it happens to the judges… Oh, NOW it is sad! (Especially when she points that “disclosure of her personal information” was the cause of tragic situation!) It sounds that judges must have “right to hide themselves from populace” violence. As father of young children, I really feel sorry for her loss, but she is – at some degree – to blame on this situation. Protection for Judges? What about protection for everyone? I feel sorry for her son, but I don’t feel sorry for her.

  • West Coast Hustle says:

    Same sick pedophiles that killed Epstein, surely are the same people that targeted this judge’s family. I hope she starts dropping some names. After all, she has nothing else to live for. Very sad

  • beast mode says:


  • lilithfairxo says:

    This was an obvious hate crime. The current Presidential vile & hateful remarks about those he hates perpetuates this type of violence. My heart breaks for this remarkable federal judge.

  • Aneka 1004 says:

    Aloha Judge Salas, my deepest sympathy of Aloha to you and your Husband and Family and friends and neighbors and everyone. I have 3 boys and 2 girls all grown up and 2 Grandsons and most are nurses. I can’t imagine 😥😔 your horrible loss. God Bless you and your family and friends and everyone 🙏💞 Thank you for your Service to America ❤️

  • 박재영 says:

    This case reminds me of the case of the Republic of Korea.
    The Republic of Korea took all the personal information of all the members of a church, as many as 300,000 people, for the reason of the Kobe 19 quarantine. As a result, more than 5,000 cases of damage were caused, and two people were killed.

  • Max Xam says:

    May her son RIP and her husband recover quickly.

    I agree with her, except that I think everybody should be able to opt out of having our addresses available, not just judges. Also, I recently bought a used car and I googled the VIN to see if anything weird would pop up– the previous owner’s name and city came up. I think that is wrong too!

  • Joseph Corniel says:

    I do not owe anybody anymore with the help of, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*

  • Nettie Mccollum says:

    My heart goes out to you sis

  • Dawn Kuzio says:

    It was a HIT JOB they missed ..becareful lady

  • Eileen Shenale says:

    Don’t forget about Us, citizen’s. Not just Judge’s.

  • Hashem Khadra says:

    This is horrible, and sad . I pray for you judge 🙏🙏

  • Chris Macaulay says:

    may God bless this grieving woman

  • K Lu Quinn says:

    This is horrible in every way. I admire her strength and ability to be able to come share this story with the world. My heart goes out to her. The trauma this family is enduring is unimaginable. Bless them. Definitely see why she’s made it so far in her career!!! Such a STRONG WOMAN!!!!

  • David Womack says:

    We use to have freedom of anonymity…..

  • Papa Hershel says:

    God bless you.. as a father.. this was so painful to watch. You’re in my prayers

  • Vicky Torcolini says:

    God Bless you and your husband. You are in my thoughts and prayers. 🙏♥️

  • Average individual with a Smart Phone says:

    Corrupted morons should never play with guns. Disturbing lack of morality… pathetic.

  • Kathy says:

    Judge Salas, I can’t imagine what you’re going through and my heart hurts for you. To lose your only child is something I cannot fathom. I support you in whatever you can do to stop this insanity. We have no privacy anymore and it’s not right. God bless you and your family. RIP Daniel.

  • Amanda Darrk says:

    🙏 ❤️

  • blessed says:

    Continued prayers to this family. She is such a strong lady to be speaking out to try to help protect others.

  • m Pierson says:

    Des culpa senora. Soo sorry . So, so, sad!

  • KangaAnd TwoRoos says:


  • Yolanda McBride says:

    Lord protect her, her husband and other judges and their families. 🙏🏽

  • Hector Mansancar says:

    70 Monstrous Demons came here to thumb this video down, I hope you get your karma soon 1000 times over.

  • G C says:

    My God this is so sad. My sincere condolences go to the Salas family. I just will never understand the evil in ppl.

  • Annapoorni Arulanandan says:

    America!!!! GUN. CONTROL!!!!!!!!!!

  • Belle Jones says:

    So sad.

  • Denny Hutton says:

    Well what is it you want me to do ohh sorry for your loss

  • Corren love says:

    She is clearly a strong, unbreakable, brave mother. As a mom I feel her pain and I can imagine the horrible pain she is enduring. The fact that she mustered all of the strength necessary to make this video so soon and to appeal for the necessary protections says so much about her character.

    She’s so right, the ease with which somebody can find anyone else’s personal information online it’s horrifying. It’s especially terrifying for somebody in her position but it is also scary for regular citizens like you and I. This is another thing we need to add to the list, there needs to be a system in which we can ensure that our privacy and that of our children is protected even with the web ever-expanding. It’s the information age sure, but that doesn’t mean that are personal and private information should be readily available.

  • Moving Forward says:

    So very sorry for your loss.

  • AJ Lo says:

    My ♥ goes out to you and your family. May Daniel RIP and protect you and your husband. I am so sorry this happened to you. I love you.


    So they gonna ignore the Epstein cover up and this was a hit from the elite 🤔

  • zachary stotz says:

    So it’s ok if the government knows all my info but not theirs. I feel for her loss, no parent should have to bury their own child. But I don’t agree with her assessment. Your also free not to be a federal judge.

  • Stephen Enders says:

    It wasn’t just she is a judge she is a judge in the epstein case.

    That is why it happened. Tragic but it isn’t like a random act.

  • New Day says:

    I feel your pain. God will give you peace 🙏🙏🙏

  • la verdad says:

    That monster what she forgot to say was it happened because I am Latina , when was the last time this happened to a white federal employed. I guess never….

  • MM 27 says:

    RIP Daniel
    My deepest sympathy to this mother.

    Whatever it is we need to do as a society to reduce the risk of violence to all of us, we must do!

  • Mint Julep says:

    Strength and resilience

  • Brian Smith says:

    It’s almost as if right wing politicians are encouraging violence and chaos to prop up ineptitude.

  • dee MAVERICK says:

    Something is up☝….. I feel there is something not being told.

  • mark seixas says:

    This is Trump’s America the America he is going to ruin forever!!!!

  • Jake Edwards says:

    Weird how you can just go on video and say this stuff rite now. Your a psychopath!

  • Greg Grisham says:

    A SATANIC www666ville seat of DEMONIC TREASON not a judge lawyers jailers procecuters but CAREERED SABATOUR TRAITORS that must be DRAGGED out n execute on public tv until we’ve purged our planet of these www666ville careered traitors and their demonically created families and institutions holding EARTH hostage before to late and our planet cannot sustain itself!

  • Ashley LoRayne says:

    My heart breaks for her

  • Phyllis Strider says:

    I am so sorry for your sons death. I can’t imagine the pain and sorrow. I hope your pleas don’t fall on deaf ears. Prayers to you and your husband. 🙏

  • Renee Roberson says:

    Words can’t express how I feel about this prayers for you 💞💞

  • dennis coates says:


  • Virus Untreated says:

    Is this fake?

  • Virus Untreated says:

    Her eyes are pretty white and not red for someone that seems to be crying?

  • Beautiful Lei says:

    Ohhh. Bless😥😥😥

  • Ninja Ninja says:

    I am so sorry. I can’t imagine if I lost my child. I pray for your heart and healing of your husband.

  • G Sand says:

    If a FEDERAL judge’s son is shot dead we are in deep trouble. The corruption is deep. My condolences to Judge Salas🙏🏽

  • Tasha Ulmer says:

    May Daniel rest in peace..this is heart breaking 💔

  • Angela Mackay says:

    I am sorry for your lose but now you understand what parents in school feel do they have choices no your son isn’t more special then every child in America I didn’t see one nor are they still stepping up to protect children in school as bad as I for your your lose cause no parent should out live their child every child deserve the same protection not just a judge son so once again the privilege believe their lives are more important and deserves better treatment i hope you get the same help the parents of all the school shot up in America I have a lot of empathy for those who aren’t judges who don’t have the voice judges or police officers have the next black person murdered in their home the next child gun down in school that’s were my empathy lies so when judges lends their voice to these victims I will lend mine to their cause