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Yes, Orly Taitz Is As Dumb As I Thought

by @ 8:57 am on September 21, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Dumbasses, Obama Derangement Syndrome, Politics

She’s decided to respond to a Federal Judge’s threat of Rule 11 Sanctions by engaging in yet more sanctionable conduct:

I will respond to Judge Land’s outrageous attack and threat of sanctions. This is very similar to what I have seen in the communist dictatorship in the Soviet Union. When judges refuse to hear the cases on the merits, when they summarily dismiss the case within a couple of days while they are supposed to give the counsel 20 days to respond by their own rules, when they take away from the plaintiffs their right to trial by jury, when they stifle free speech and take away right to counsel by threatening $10,000 sanctions if the attorney ever brings Obama illegitimacy case again, that is tyranny. That is judiciary as well as the top brass in the Department of Justice and Department of Defense colluding in perpetrating massive fraud and treason on the citizens of this country and taking away their constitutional rights. What is next? They will throw me in FEMA GULAG? I hope each and every citizen of this country rises against this tyranny. I will be seeking all means of redress available to me by law. I will be seeking Rule 11 discovery to prove that Obama is indeed illegitimate, my case was not frivolous and not only I don’t owe $10,000 in sanctions, but the defendants owe costs and my reasonable attorneys fees. These fees just went up significantly.

First of all, of course, there is no such thing as “Rule 11 discovery.” Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11 is only about a lawyer being held responsible for the representations he or she makes in a pleading and in Court, and the sanctions that can be imposed — on motion of a party or by the Court itself — if they violate those standards. The rule does not provide for any right of discovery at all, and only mentions discovery at subsection (d) when it provides that the rule itself does not apply to discovery requests. Any first year law student who has taken a Civil Procedure class and didn’t go to an online law school could tell you that.

Second, the Rule says that a Court can either order that the opposing party’s reasonable attorneys fees be paid or order that the offending party pay money to the Court as a sanction for the conduct in question. Judge Land has apparently chosen the second option, which he is permitted to do.

Finally, though, Orly has accused Judge Land of being a Communist, of colluding against her with the Obama White House, and of stifling free speech. The only good thing for Orly here is that she didn’t make these statements in a Court pleading — yet — or that too would be subject to sanctions.

This is gonna be fun to watch.

7 Responses to “Yes, Orly Taitz Is As Dumb As I Thought”

  1. Wow. Kind of takes your breath away, doesn’t it?

    Your non-lawyer readers ought to appreciate what a high bar for truly meritless, abusive conduct Rule 11 sets in practice. You can file a lawsuit years after the statute of limitations has expired and not run afoul of Rule 11. You can argue that the law ought to be changed and your case decided contrary to a thousand years of precedent, and not run afoul of Rule 11. You can accused the judge of corruption in open court and not run afoul of Rule 11 (although that might be contempt, depending on the circumstances).

    For Orly Taitz to have engendered Rule 11 sanctions indicates a truly shocking disregard of the law and basic procedure. It’s kind of like driving on the wrong side of the road, or driving using your hands on the pedals and your knees on the steering wheel — because your head is so far up your ass.

  2. TL,

    Not just that…..

    For Orly to have put herself at risk of sanctions sua sponte from the Judge rather than on motion of a party is itself extraordinary.

    She’s clearly pissed Judge Land off and, if past practice is any indication, her responsive pleading is only going to piss him off even more.

  3. Chris Monaccio says:

    @transplanted lawyer: Thank you for that perspective. I was not familiar with the term but that rundown gives you a much greater idea of how crazed this woman is (as if it were really necessary :/).

  4. Thanks to you for not posting her photo, Doug. There shall be a little extra in your check this week.

  5. Paul,

    I’m waiting for the photo of her in leg irons after Judge Land, or someone else, cites her for contempt of court

  6. Paul2 says:

    The birthers, the tea baggers, the screamers, and the deathers continued extreme minority presence will become tiresome to mainstream America, if it has not already done so. To all the birthers in La, La Land, it is on you to prove to all of us that your assertion is true, if there are people who were there and support your position then show us the video (everyone has a price), either put up or frankly shut-up. I heard Orly Taitz, is selling a tape (I think it’s called “Money, Lies and Video tape”). She is from Orange County, CA, now I know what the mean when they say “behind the Orange Curtain”, when they talk about Orange County, the captial of Conspiracy Theories. You know Obama has a passport, he travel abroad before he was a Senator, but I guess they were in on it. In my opinion the Republican Party has been taken over the most extreme religious right (people who love to push their beliefs on others while trying to take away the rights of those they just hate) and that’s who they need to extract from their party if they real want to win. Good Luck, because as they said in WACO, “We Ain’t Coming Out”. I heard that she now wants to investigate the “Republican 2009 Summer of Love” list: Assemblyman, Michael D. Duvall (CA), Senator John Ensign (NV), Senator Paul Stanley (TN), Governor Mark Stanford (SC), Board of Ed Chair, and Kristin Maguire AKA Bridget Keeney (SC).

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