July 7, 2010

Speaking of Language

Filed under: Uncategorized — ruleswatch @ 9:07 pm

“The record clearly shows that the defendants are fools, but that is not the same as being incompetent.” So writes the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a ruling issued today addressing whether the defendants in a criminal case were properly allowed “to represent themselves and assert an absurd legal theory wrapped up in Uniform Commercial Code gibberish.”


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