Using colorful language, Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court on Thursday denied a motion by Ralph Nader's campaign in its ongoing effort to get on the state ballot. The judge singled out West Chester, Pa., attorney Samuel C. Stretton for filing a "duplicitous and disingenuous" pleading. His opinion began: "In over 24 years of judicial service, this court has never encountered a pleading which has more misstated the facts and tortured the law..."
Nader's Lawyer 'Tortured the Law'
The Legal Intelligencer
September 24, 2004