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There is no such thing as frivolous emails on hangout. ;-}
Mark Simko wrote:
> 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