In Frightening and Extraordinary Order, Federal Judge Sanctions Obama DOJ's "Calculated Plan of Unethical Conduct" in Immigration Case
The Court does not have the power to disbar the counsel in this case, but it does have the power to revoke the pro hac vice status of out-of-state lawyers who act unethically in court."
During my years of legal practice, if I received anything close to that official rebuke from a federal judge, the only question in my mind would've been whether to bother stopping by the managing partner's office to receive a formal termination notice before packing up my belongings.
But that's exactly the rebuke that federal Judge Andrew Hanen just issued against Barack Obama's Department of Justice. The occasion for this extraordinary and frightening order was the Administration's bald misconduct in litigating the immigration executive order case now before the U.S. Supreme Court:
The Center for Individual Freedom last week ran a full-page print advertisement in The Weekly Standard and Washington Examiner urging Congress to “Get to Work” on passing business tax reform.
“With a 35% business tax rate - the highest among the OECD nations - U.S. businesses of all sizes are suffering,” the ad reads. “Global companies have left the U.S. Small businesses are being forced to close due to regulatory & tax burdens. America is falling behind.”
The ad goes on to stress that the tax code is in urgent need of fixing and urges Congress…
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