Ceglia Can't Stall Facebook Contract Fight: Judge

Law360, San Diego (October 25, 2011, 3:52 PM EDT) -- A magistrate judge on Monday rejected Paul Ceglia's bid to temporarily stay his suit claiming a contract gives him half-ownership of Facebook Inc., after one of the plaintiff's lawyers withdrew in light of allegations that Ceglia directed him to ignore a court order.

Ceglia asked a New York federal court last week to stop the proceedings for three weeks to allow new counsel to come up to speed on the case, but U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio sided with Facebook in deciding Ceglia had failed to...
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