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Golinski – Big development

July 3, 2012

Golinski v. OPM (currently being appealed at 9th Circuit)

Today, the DOJ filed its opening brief.

But in a rather dramatic development, the DOJ has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take the case before the 9th Circuit issues its judgment.  Read notice to court and petition here.

6 Comments Leave a Comment

  • 1. Ann_S  |  July 3, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    I haven't read the filings, but this strikes me as quite an unusual move. I have no idea *how* unusual, though.

  • 2. sfbob  |  July 3, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    According to the filing, it's unusual but not unprecedented. Several precedents are cited.

  • 3. sfbob  |  July 3, 2012 at 4:39 pm

    What's truly strange is that ScribD insists that the content of the filing includes material which may be suitable only for adults and asked whether I was sure I wanted to continue (of course I said yes). I wasn't aware that court filings could be x-rated.

  • 4. Kathleen  |  July 3, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Yeah, sfbob. Suddenly Scribd started flagging my uploads today as "adult." I'm trying to get it resolved, but not sure if I'll hear back before end of holiday.

    If anyone has an "in" with Scribd, let me know. It's MOST annoying!

  • 5. Kathleen  |  July 5, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    Scribd says this is resolved. If anyone encounters this again with any docs, please let me know.

  • 6. Gregory in SLC  |  July 5, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    I thought it was sort of fun/funny and evoked curiosity to see what could possibly be considered "Adult Content"…and true to how some haters treat us as pornographic "don't expose the kids" (to love, caring, reality)