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OPINION AND EDITORIAL

An Eastern District of Virginia federal judge has dismissed a very public and controversial lawsuit involving allegations of a woman having an affair with Lt. General. Michael Flynn, USA (ret.).  Interesting that the judge notes “Hollywood film maker” Jason Goodman.

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Above:  Lt. General. Michael Flynn, USA (ret.). (yellow circle)

Both the original complaint and the Amended Complaint began with this extremely offensive and inappropriate characterization of Halper. That sentence, and many other unnecessary statements in the complaint, are examples of plaintiff’s counsel’s over-heated rhetoric, which has led another judge in this district to chastise him, on threat of sanctions, for engaging in ad hominem attacks against another defendant. Steele v. Goodman, No. 3:17-cv-601, 2019 WL 3367983, at *3 (E.D. Va. July 25, 2019).

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200228/00191243998/steven-biss-loses-another-wacky-slapp-suit-judge-scolds-does-not-sanction-him.shtml

 

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Virginia – (Alexandria)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:19-cv-00632-LMB-JFA

Lokhova vs. Halper, et al.
Assigned to: District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema
Referred to: Magistrate Judge John F. Anderson
Demand: $25,350,000,000
Cause: 28:1332 Diversity-Libel, Assault, Slander
Date Filed: 05/23/2019
Date Terminated: 02/27/2020
Jury Demand: Plaintiff
Nature of Suit: 320 Assault Libel & Slander
Jurisdiction: Diversity
Plaintiff
Svetlana Lokhova represented by Steven Scott Biss
Law Office of Steven S. Biss
P O Box 592
Richmond, VA 23219
804-861-8733
Fax: 804-318-4098
Email: stevenbiss@earthlink.net
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
02/27/2020 90 MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 2/27/2020. (rban, ) (Entered: 02/27/2020)
02/27/2020 91 ORDERED the motions to dismiss filed by Stefan Halper, Dow Jones & Company, Inc. d/b/a the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times Company, WP Company, LLC d/b/a the Washington Post, and NBCUniversal Media LLC d/b/a MSNBC 58 , 61 , 63 , 64 , and 68 are GRANTED; Halper’s Motion for Sanctions 35 and Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Memorandum in Support of Sanctions Motion 85 are DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE; that the Amended Complaint 52 be and is DISMISSED. Signed by District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema on 2/27/2020. (rban, ) (Entered: 02/27/2020)
02/27/2020 92 CLERK’S JUDGMENT.
Pursuant to the order of this Court entered on 2/27/2020 and in accordance with Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 58, JUDGMENT is hereby entered in favor of the defendants and against the plaintiff. (rban, ) (Entered: 02/27/2020)

 

ORIGINAL COMPLAINT

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JUDGE’S OPINION

 

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PRIOR SANCTIONS REQUEST

 

SANCTIONS OPP

 

BACKGROUND

 

STEVEN S. BISS, ESQ.

NPR seeks Rule 11 misconduct sanctions against Ed Butowsky lawyer — allegedly Steven S. Biss — in Texas lawsuit

New rumors: Ed Butowsky paid $5K to Steven S. Biss, esq. to represent Tervor Fitzgibbon — according to Thomas Schoenberger — what?

 

The Seth Rich SHADOWBOX STRATEGIES lawsuit club: Ed Butowsky, Steven S. Biss, esq., Manuel Chavez, III, and Denise Matteau

To be continued….

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