Some years ago I used an attorney for a real estate transaction. The other party asked the attorney whether he specialized in real estate. The attorney replied that while real estate “kept the doors open” what he really liked was a messy divorce where everything was contested, “that pays for the yacht.”
Jesus was aware of how messy lawsuits get, saying:
58For while you are going with your opponent to appear before the magistrate, on your way there make an effort to settle with him, so that he may not drag you before the judge, and the judge turn you over to the officer, and the officer throw you into prison. 59“I say to you, you will not get out of there until you have paid the very last cent.”
Luke 12 NASB
The Liberi v. Taitz (et al.) defamation lawsuit(s) was a long and messy affair with countless court filings (and a few dollars in sanctions to Taitz). In fact there were no less than 6 federal cases/appeals between May 4, 2009 and July 14, 2011.
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I don’t know how this turned out or even if it has turned out. The point is just that it is messy, and no one should know this better than Orly Taitz, a defendant in the suit.
So it is an interesting turn that Orly Taitz has taken the defamation lawsuit route herself, piling on defamation on top of the usual birther Obama business with two lawsuits, Judd v. Obama in California and the Indiana Elections Commission suit. In both of these instances anti-SLAPP laws will likely come into play, and Orly Taitz will lose and be required to pay costs to defendants, but mercifully long before the cases have run their otherwise lengthy courses. Maybe she won’t be buying a yacht for anyone at least in the defamation part of the lawsuits. I’m not sure about the rest.