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July 5, 2007
LAW: Little Black Book

Federal District Judge Gladys Kessler has lifted a temporary restraining order barring the "DC Madam," Deborah Jane Palfrey, from distributing copies of her list of telephone numbers, over objections by the prosecution. Presumably there will be some unhappy people in DC this afternoon.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 3:35 PM | Law 2006-08 | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)
Comments

What is ridiculous is that it takes 8 pages to say, "OK, you can publish."

Posted by: Daryl Rosenblatt at July 5, 2007 8:28 PM

Daryl: Judges worry about two things -- having to work hard and being reversed on appeal. For the former they hire law clerks. For the latter, they instruct those clerks to write eight page opinions saying "OK, you can publish."

Posted by: WD at July 6, 2007 9:33 AM
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