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MLB Objector's Atty Says Judge Can't Sanction Him

Law360, New York (August 15, 2016, 1:45 PM EDT) -- A Texas attorney told a New York federal judge on Friday that she lacks the power to sanction him of her own accord for his role in pushing an ill-fated objection to MLB’s non-monetary settlement with fans over its streaming service, saying that despite the judge’s scolding, she can’t prove his conduct was so poor it merits a fine.

Coming a little less than a month after a heated hearing in which Judge Valerie Caproni likened attorney Christopher Bandas' history of filing what she considers questionable objections to throwing “a monkey wrench in the gears hoping someone will pay you off,”...

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New York Southern

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May 9, 2012

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