A federal appellate court has ordered an army specialist and her attorney to show cause why they should not be sanctioned for bringing a frivolous suit accusing former Vice President Dick Cheney, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Richard Myers of orchestrating the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
In Gallop v. Cheney, 10-1241, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit yesterday affirmed the dismissal of the case by Southern District Judge Denny Chin, and gave April Gallop and her attorney, William W. Veale, 30 days to file a brief explaining why they should not be jointly and severally liable for $15,000 in sanctions.
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