Paragraph 63 is very important. If the judge is saying the lawsuit is frivolous and that the attorney and client should be sanctioned, then it opens the door to them showing just WHY its not frivolous. Its not altogether dissimilar from accusing someone of libel - the accused then gets a chance to defend himself, truth being a defense. Could the judge be opening the door to a fuller airing of this issue without knowing it? I predict this Rule 11 hearing will go away quickly. If not, then again the door is opened a little more. If sanctions are applied without giving the parties a chance to defend themselves, then we have indeed gone beyond the looking glass.
The original order ruled the suit was frivolous becuase he tried to use the interpleader statute where it has no possible application. That has nothing to do with Obama's birth certificate. He will be sanctioned, and it will be upheld on appeal.
To: Lurking Libertarian
You need to read more carefully and read the supplement. The Judge completely misinterpreted and misrepresented the use of the Intervention Rule (mistaking it, among other things for a statute) and as the supplement to the Show of Cause makes clear there are cases supporting such use, which makes Rule 11 inapplicable. READ the supplement carefully.
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