Monday, June 13, 2011
The dueling lawsuits to knock both mayoral candidates off the ballot will be heard this Thursday, June 16. Attorney William Walker will argue that Marshall Home doesn't meet residency requirements, while Home will argue that Democrat Jonathan Rothschild should be kicked off the ballot because he is a lawyer.
We suspect that Walker's lawsuit will have more luck in front of a judge. Home's legal case against Rothschild appears, to our untrained eye, as a legal longshot.
But Home is no stranger to legal long shots. Take a look at his filing in federal bankruptcy court declaring that federal reserve notes should not be considered legal tender and his citing of the "Magna Charta":