New York’s Lawyers and Judges Behaving Badly, From New York Law Journal

https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/2018/12/30/lawyers-judges-behaving-badly/ Tara Lenich, admitted to forging judicial orders to run illegal wiretaps on a fellow prosecutor and a New York City Police Detective, sentenced to one year in prison in early 2018. Edmund Duffy’s five-decade legal career, during which he rose to prominence as the former heard of the China practice at Skadden, officially ended…Read more »

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From Our Friends at Livinglies, Neil Garfield

https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/95852/posts/2112751964 How to Use and Oppose Judicial Notice 9h ago One of the biggest bluffs used by claimants in foreclosure and eviction proceedings is the request for judicial notice. If unopposed, this results in myths being propagated as facts. Just because a document exists or has been uploaded to SEC.GOV or any other site doesn’t…Read more »

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From Our Friends at Living Lies Weblog: CitiMortgage Must Face Class Action for False notarization of Documents in Foreclosures

CitiMortgage Must Face Class Action for False notarization of Documents in Foreclosures https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/95852/posts/1614247594 Oct 3, 2017 Where is the prejudice in requiring the foreclosing party to prove its case with facts raather than presumptions? There are two big takeaways: (1) Courts are getting more curious about what really happened in the mortgage meltdown and (2)…Read more »

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GA BlackRobe Mafia Strikes Again! This time, they cut the cases they have to rule on more than 50%. Ask yourself, just what does GA Supreme Court do?

Ga. Appellate Practice § 12:4Georgia Appellate Practice With Forms November 2016 Update Christopher J. McFaddena0, Charles R. Shepparda1, Charles M. Cork IIIa2, George W. K. Snyder, Jr.a3, David A. Webstera4, Kelly A. Jenkinsa5 Chapter 12. Overview of the Appellate Process§ 12:4. Selecting the proper court—Particular types of cases Before the Appellate Jurisdiction Reform Act of…Read more »

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Every day it seems, I read something about Judges in this Country, or someone contacts me about them, or I experience them first hand, or perhaps, one of the attorneys that I have worked with feels their wrath. The judges hate pro se litigants.  The judges hate foreclosure defense lawsuits.  The judges hate almost everything…Read more »

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OPINION: The heightened pleading standard established in 2009 is based on faulty propositions. Arthur H. Bryant, The National Law Journal

National Law Journal http://www.nationallawjournal.com/printerfriendly/id=1202758245088 ‘Iqbal’ Brings Seven Years of Bad Luck for Plaintiffs OPINION: The heightened pleading standard established in 2009 is based on faulty propositions. Arthur H. Bryant, The National Law Journal May 23, 2016 The seventh anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2009 decision in Ashcroft v. Iqbal was May 18. It’s a…Read more »

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Judge Says FBI’s Hacking Tool Deployed In Child Porn Investigation Is An Illegal Search

Judge Says FBI’s Hacking Tool Deployed In Child Porn Investigation Is An Illegal Search http://abovethelaw.com/2016/04/judge-says-fbis-hacking-tool-deployed-in-child-porn-investigation-is-an-illegal-search/ By Techdirt / Apr 22, 2016 at 9:56 AM The judicial system doesn’t seem to have a problem with the FBI acting as admins for child porn sites while conducting investigations. After all, judges have seen worse. They’ve OK’ed the FBI’s hiring of…Read more »

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