Skip to comments.Walpin-gate judge has conflict Jurist owes career advancement to Attorney General Holder
Posted on 09/01/2010 5:35:43 PM PDT by Nachum
''I've got your back." That's what U.S. District Judge Richard Roberts said to his decades-long friend, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., in introducing the AG at an April 22 speech at Vassar College. At that time, Judge Roberts was ignoring several legal deadlines to the benefit of Mr. Holder's administration on numerous motions and countermotions in a key lawsuit for which Mr. Holder's underlings effectively were acting as defense attorneys.
Pressed by a higher court to justify his delays, Judge Roberts two months later ruled completely in the administration's favor - tossing out the suit, without trial, of Gerald A. Walpin, the AmeriCorps inspector general whose investigations had embarrassed several of President Obama's friends.
Mr. Walpin appealed Judge Roberts' decision for good reason. The court ruled, for example, that Mr. Walpin had not been "removed" from office prematurely, even though he had been denied all access to his office, files and staff. The judge even ignored a contemporaneous administration letter saying Mr. Walpin had been "removed."
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This is outrageous but typical of the Obama/Holder Justice Department. Judge Roberts is a sad example of a Federal Judge!
Hope someone in the GOP is keeping track.
I’m Shocked,Shocked I tell you........not really. Walpin is a first class American and he will prevail.
They are hoping Mr. Walpin dies soon.
We WERE a country of laws, rather than of men.
Now the Chicago gang simply runs roughshod over the legal system. It’s appalling.
I pray for the day when former Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is behind bars.
No American can ever again expect truth or justice from
the Courts because of corrupt Obama and Holder.
Those POS have raped justice and America in every
This judge’s been around when it comes to controversial rulings. It looks like we may have another Alcee Lamar Hastings in the works. Thanks Zero and Holder. That black vortex is picking up speed.