According to the Government Liasson for the Sand Hill Indians, in her blog post this morning at Blue Jersey, the NJ Sand Hill Band of Lenape Indians is considering suing the two judges involved in the case, based on judicial misconduct.
According to the liasson:
Since the end of June, Chief Holloway and the Tribe's attorney have located the judicial conduct rulings and codes which would allow them to sue both Judge Schwartz and Judge Hayden for their June 30th ruling that prohibits the plaintiffs' ability to use any previous case work in the current pending complaint. This also encompasses the dismissing without any consideration the massive amounts of documented case law, as well as Supreme Court rulings. In a letter of clarification written by the Judge she was also denying the Tribe the right to appeal their second amended complaint if they filed a third amended complaint.
At this time, both Chief Holloway and the Sand Hill Tribe are considering filing a personal suit against both judges and a final decision is expected shortly.
Mind you, there has as of yet in this long drawn out process, no discovery, no day in court. From the absurd rulings, the court appears to have been trying to prevent the Tribe from actually getting to a courtroom. Well, they may soon see the Sand Hill Indians in court. Not as judges this time, but as defendants charged with judicial misconduct for preventing plaintiffs from actually being able to argue their case in a court of law.