Petition battle to return to court

Petition battle to return to court

There are 129 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Mar 25, 2009, titled Petition battle to return to court. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

Circuit Court Judge Westbrook J. Parker broke months of silence Tuesday by allowing 40 Gloucester County petitioners back into court to argue that he wrongly fined them $80,000. Parker, in a letter filed in Gloucester County Circuit Court, stood by his December decision to make petitioners pay $2,000 each toward attorney fees accrued by the four ...

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Doris Gets Her Oats

Gloucester, VA

#122 Mar 30, 2009
Hey Cymp what time are you leaving? We want set the countdown clock so we'll know when to start the party.
John

Seattle, WA

#123 Mar 30, 2009
Doris Gets Her Oats wrote:
Hey Cymp what time are you leaving? We want set the countdown clock so we'll know when to start the party.
Wow, you guys are cold. Do you treat visitors that way too?
Doris Gets Her Oats

Gloucester, VA

#124 Mar 30, 2009
John wrote:
<quoted text>Wow, you guys are cold. Do you treat visitors that way too?
Well howdy there John
Cold to the Cymp? Hardly. Heck no we don't treat visitors that way. We're mighty welcoming as a matter of fact and you're invited to the party.
RSVP

Parker supporter

Ashburn, VA

#125 Apr 21, 2009
Justice in Gloucester wrote:
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You folks in Suffolk are stuck with Parker full time as head of the court there. A perfect example of incompetent being put on the bench. You should get your fellow citizens and flood your General Assembly representatives with complaints and urge them not to re-appoint Parker in 2010. This man is dangerous to our rights and must be removed from any position that affords him the ability to do his harm.
Surely Suffolk has qualified people that could sit on the bench with honor and integrity something that Parker doesn't know the meaning of.
I do not have a dog in this fight, but I find it hard to believe that those of you who call for the removal of Judge Parker, do so on the premise of a single decision from the bench. What a bunch of narrow minded imbeciles. I challenge those of you who call for his removal to give an example of any wrong doing by Judge Parker. It is my understanding that the Judge did not order a "fine" to the 40 petitioners, he ordered that they pay the legal fees of the four individuals who were wrongly persecuted for ousting the old regime. You lost your attempts to manipulate the system and now you have to pay for it. I have practiced in front of Judge Parker as a lawyer for the past nine years. He is an excellent Judge and is the fairest Judge that I have ever been before in the fifteen years that I have been practicing law. If any of you can show me a record as remotely impressive as Judge Parker's, then you should be given some credibility. Otherwise pipeup and sit down.
Phenry

King William, VA

#126 Apr 21, 2009
Parker supporter wrote:
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I do not have a dog in this fight, but I find it hard to believe that those of you who call for the removal of Judge Parker, do so on the premise of a single decision from the bench. What a bunch of narrow minded imbeciles. I challenge those of you who call for his removal to give an example of any wrong doing by Judge Parker. It is my understanding that the Judge did not order a "fine" to the 40 petitioners, he ordered that they pay the legal fees of the four individuals who were wrongly persecuted for ousting the old regime. You lost your attempts to manipulate the system and now you have to pay for it. I have practiced in front of Judge Parker as a lawyer for the past nine years. He is an excellent Judge and is the fairest Judge that I have ever been before in the fifteen years that I have been practicing law. If any of you can show me a record as remotely impressive as Judge Parker's, then you should be given some credibility. Otherwise pipeup and sit down.
ESAD
Think about it

United States

#127 Apr 21, 2009
Parker supporter wrote:
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I do not have a dog in this fight, but I find it hard to believe that those of you who call for the removal of Judge Parker, do so on the premise of a single decision from the bench. What a bunch of narrow minded imbeciles. I challenge those of you who call for his removal to give an example of any wrong doing by Judge Parker. It is my understanding that the Judge did not order a "fine" to the 40 petitioners, he ordered that they pay the legal fees of the four individuals who were wrongly persecuted for ousting the old regime. You lost your attempts to manipulate the system and now you have to pay for it. I have practiced in front of Judge Parker as a lawyer for the past nine years. He is an excellent Judge and is the fairest Judge that I have ever been before in the fifteen years that I have been practicing law. If any of you can show me a record as remotely impressive as Judge Parker's, then you should be given some credibility. Otherwise pipeup and sit down.
Yeah, but on mistake can undo a long record and his sanctioning of the petitioners to the tune of $2,000.00 each for doing their constitutional right, is just wrong. I don't "practice" law. Mainly be cause you lawyers are always "practicing". Why not get it right and stop practicing. I think Judge Parker was "practicing" when he passed out those sanctions. More scholarly lawyers than you have denounced this ruling.
Think about it

United States

#128 Apr 21, 2009
And maybe if lawyers had to pay each other's legal fees when they win and lose, the courts would be a lot less burdened with suits. I doubt Troy and company would have taken up this cause if they were under the same threat as the petitioners for payment of fees if they lost.

Funny how lawyers make the laws to protect themselves while making an honest working man pay for trying to right a wrong.
My Opinion

Gloucester, VA

#129 Apr 21, 2009
Parker supporter wrote:
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I do not have a dog in this fight, but I find it hard to believe that those of you who call for the removal of Judge Parker, do so on the premise of a single decision from the bench. What a bunch of narrow minded imbeciles. I challenge those of you who call for his removal to give an example of any wrong doing by Judge Parker. It is my understanding that the Judge did not order a "fine" to the 40 petitioners, he ordered that they pay the legal fees of the four individuals who were wrongly persecuted for ousting the old regime. You lost your attempts to manipulate the system and now you have to pay for it. I have practiced in front of Judge Parker as a lawyer for the past nine years. He is an excellent Judge and is the fairest Judge that I have ever been before in the fifteen years that I have been practicing law. If any of you can show me a record as remotely impressive as Judge Parker's, then you should be given some credibility. Otherwise pipeup and sit down.
Excellent post
Gaelic Sookie

King George, VA

#130 Apr 22, 2009
Parker supporter wrote:
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I do not have a dog in this fight, but I find it hard to believe that those of you who call for the removal of Judge Parker, do so on the premise of a single decision from the bench. What a bunch of narrow minded imbeciles. I challenge those of you who call for his removal to give an example of any wrong doing by Judge Parker. It is my understanding that the Judge did not order a "fine" to the 40 petitioners, he ordered that they pay the legal fees of the four individuals who were wrongly persecuted for ousting the old regime. You lost your attempts to manipulate the system and now you have to pay for it. I have practiced in front of Judge Parker as a lawyer for the past nine years. He is an excellent Judge and is the fairest Judge that I have ever been before in the fifteen years that I have been practicing law. If any of you can show me a record as remotely impressive as Judge Parker's, then you should be given some credibility. Otherwise pipeup and sit down.
Why was PARKER muzzled?
Why are there not MORE legal scholars agreeing with you and your thoughts on the matter?

You should have a DOG in this fight, for our inherited rights to address ANY elected Officials.

You must a working relationship with PARKER, and that is fine. However, PARKER/TROY were incorrect in their legal reasoning, and the 99% of the Legal Scholar's disagree with your thoughts &
nature of the First Amendment took on by Parker/Troy.

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