1. marty pohlman
    November 17, 2009 @ 9:33 am

    So don’t leave us hanging. What happened on 10/22?


  2. marty pohlman
    November 17, 2009 @ 9:39 am

    You have been remiss in your duty. There is no followup as to what happened on 10/22.I see mini-series all over this.


    • Mark Bennett
      November 17, 2009 @ 3:21 pm

      Judge Hittner recused himself. Hon. Melinda Harmon has the case now, and Hittner owes her one.


  3. shg
    November 17, 2009 @ 10:13 am

    There’s nothing more enjoyable than an even judicial temperament in a judge with life tenure. It leaves the public with a true sense of the blessings of our system of justice.


    • marty pohlman
      November 18, 2009 @ 8:43 am

      Many thanks.


  4. Robert Louque
    November 26, 2009 @ 7:57 am

    I have been reading your blog for some time now. You first caught my attention with your post on rehabilitating non judgmental jurors.

    I believe I have the answer to the question on whether the plaintiff can hold his temper in person.



  5. Matt Parker
    November 27, 2009 @ 12:46 pm

    Clearly the judge was a jerk. I’m not saying that the plaintiff isnt a jerk, but it’s the judge’s duty to enforce the law.


    • Mark Bennett
      November 27, 2009 @ 12:48 pm

      David Hittner does not suffer fools gladly. Recusing himself was probably the right call.


  6. Gary Mosher
    November 27, 2009 @ 1:04 pm

    When a prose plaintiff kicks a judges ass in a circuit appeals court it is way past time for the plainly incompetent judge to be looking for some other line of work.


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