Judge Calls Atty's Attempt To Upend Sanctions 'Nonsense'

Law360 (May 21, 2020, 6:40 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Wednesday said a Delaware County attorney's bid to dodge court sanctions for missed deadlines was "nonsense," ruling that the court was able to impose a $1,600 penalty without a request from the opposing attorney because of how egregious the attorney's behavior allegedly was.

U.S. District Judge Joshua D. Wolson denied attorney Joshua Thomas' motion for reconsideration of the penalties the judge imposed in late March, saying it was entirely appropriate for the court to sanction Thomas for failing to file a disclosure statement in a lawsuit accusing a Pennsylvania man of filing frivolous lawsuits under the...

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