Trump-Appointed Judge Rejects L. Lin Wood’s Election Lawsuit In Georgia
A judge that was appointed by #DonaldTrump has blocked Lin Wood’s “creative” election lawsuit in #Georgia.
U.S. District Judge #StevenGrimberg on #Thursday rejected a lawsuit that Georgia’s assistant attorney general, Russell Willard, warned would roll back people’s voting rights in the state. “The election is over, and rather than accept that his candidate has lost, the plaintiff seeks the largest disenfranchisement in Georgia since the abolition of the poll tax and the vestiges of Jim Crow,” said Willard.
After roughly a two-and-a-half-hour hearing, Grimberg made his decision to reject the lawsuit. “To halt the certification at literally the 11th hour would breed confusion and disenfranchisement that I find have no basis in fact and law,” said Grimberg.
L. Lin Wood, Jr. is a celebrity attorney who has had a hand in several notable cases including defending the alleged victim in the Kobe Bryant case, as well as U.S. Congressman #GaryCondit. Wood is currently representing Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse and Marjorie Taylor Green. The website Law & Crime, states that while Wood filed the lawsuit as a Georgia voter, the judge explained that it does not give him grounds to sue. “There is no doubt that the right to vote, even an individual’s right to vote is sacrosanct,” Judge Grimberg added, saying that this “doesn’t mean that individual voters have the right to dictate” how the vote is counted… #feed #news