As reported previously, Keith Nygren, et al’s attorney, James Sotos, filed paperwork in June in Federal Court charging that Seipler had posted internal documents on an internet blog.
In early summer, Sotos asked for sanctions, including dismissal of the Seipler suit, as I understand the legalese.
That was based on the allegation that Seipler had not told the truth under oath when he said that he had not posted internal Sheriff’s Department documents, copies of which were published on on a blog called “The Real McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Exposed,” which Sotos attached in an open court document as Exhibit G,
It’s not that Seipler did not have a blog. He did.
But, it was called, “McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Exposed.”
Seipler denied under oath, however, that he had posted the internal documents, that is, he swore that he had not violated the Protective Order of Magistrate Michael Mahoney.
Since Magistrates can’t make decisions concerning sanctions and dismissal of suits, the question was submitted to Federal Judge Frederick J. Kapala, who has the case on his docket.
Friday, Seipler attorney Black Horwitz was in court arguing that the defendants should be sanctioned.
Point, count point, so to speak.
Here’s what the filing says:
- “the dissemination of the deposition transcript of Scott Milliman;
- “the dissemination of a confidential domestic violence report;
- “the failure to tender a video of the Plaintiff.
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