The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from “birther” attorney Orly Taitz, who sought to overturn a decision by Columbus federal judge Clay Land fining her $20,000.
Taitz faced sanctions in the case of Capt. Connie Rhodes, who in September 2009 questioned the legitimacy of Barack Obama’s presidency. U.S. District Court Judge Clay Land imposed the sanctions in late 2009 after he warned Taitz and then gave her a time limit to explain why he shouldn’t fine her.
The high court on Monday did not comment in refusing to hear the appeal filed by the California lawyer and dentist. Taitz said on Monday that she would ask the Supreme Court to reconsider.
“If it is denied, I will go to an international court,” Taitz told the Ledger-Enquirer. “I will be filing a proper complaint with the Committee of the Judiciary with the U.S. House.”
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