Saturday, May 13, 2017
Marcus Mumford: Judge's move to stop him from practicing in OR federal courts 'unwarranted'
Ammon Bundy's lawyer Marcus Mumford called a judge's push to revoke his ability to practice law in federal court in Oregon a "serious and stigmatizing" sanction and unwarranted. The Utah-based lawyer has asked U.S. District Judge Michael W. Mosman for more time to respond. Mumford also wants a full transcript of last fall's refuge occupation trial to challenge what Mosman called Mumford's repeated failures or refusals to observe court rulings, highlighted in about 545 pages of excerpts from the trial transcript. Mumford was supposed to file his response to Mosman by Thursday, but instead filed an 11-page memo asking for at least 45 more days, noting the gravity of Mosman's action and that it could significantly undermine his career...more