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_ “Affirming cases that should be reversed.”
_ “Reversing cases that should be affirmed.”
_ “Construing the rules to promote the most unjust, protracted and expensive determination of a matter.”
_ “Denying requests for oral argument and thus violating the most fundamental tenet of due process.”
_ “Contending dishonestly and fraudulently that the lawyer has waived an argument when the lawyer clearly and unambiguously has not waived and would not under any circumstances waive an argument.”
_ “Spewing an order as ‘Entered at the direction of an individual justice’ without stating the name of the ‘Just-us’ so that one is unable to determine and track the whims, inclinations and peccadillos of the Justice. And usually an order that allows the Justice and the Court not to do any work and to go home early.”
_ “Dismissing the most meritorious and novel argument by demeaning and dissing it as ‘absolutely without merit’ because it would require reflection and intellect to appreciate.”
_ “Disregarding the law.”
_ “Making up the law.”
_ “Disregarding the facts.”
_ “Making up the facts.”
_ “Developing the reputations of friends and destroying the reputations of non-friends.”
_ “Embarrassing an attorney at every opportunity to perpetuate the most institutionalized system of bullying in America.”
_ “Adopting the most arrogant resolution of a matter.”
_ “Taking far too long to address a matter and then getting it wrong.”
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This bill of particulars is inspired in part by the example in the Declaration of Independence that enumerates the grievances that underpinned the decision to declare independence from George The Third. Now may be the time to declare independence from a legal system that is not working.
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Our Motto: Petty, Personal, Political
Appalling, Disgusting, Revolting
Grade (very low standards; grade inflation): D+
You can say with a high degree of confidence that the Arctic High School Court will more likely than not reach the wrong decision.
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If the shoe fits, you’ve got to indict.