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Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 12:23:57 -0400
From: Mark Simko
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Judge mulls frivolousness of God lawsuit
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Is there any legislation banning frivolous email?
On Thu, 2008-08-07 at 23:20 -0400, Michael L. Richardson wrote:
> Judge mulls frivolousness of God lawsuit
> A Nebraska lawmaker says his lawsuit against God is perfectly valid
> until a judge says otherwise.
> State Sen. Ernie Chambers, D-Omaha, sued the Almighty for making
> terrorist threats against mankind in the form of floods, earthquakes,
> plagues and other calamities and demand he cease and desist immediately,
> KETV-TV in Omaha said Wednesday.
> Chambers was in court Tuesday to press his case but readily admitted it
> was a publicity stunt to remind his colleagues that it isn't up to
> politicians to limit citizens' constitutional access to the judicial
> system by bans on so-called frivolous lawsuits.
> KETV said Chambers has taken a stand against limits on lawsuits in the
> past and was quoted last year saying, "Anybody can file a lawsuit
> against anybody -- even God."
> The judge assigned to the case took the matter under advisement.
> Chambers told KETV he wasn't expecting a quick ruling.
> Copyright 2008 by United Press International.
> This news arrived on: 08/07/2008