Martin Foster Egelhoff v. Lesley Joe Taylor, 2013COA137 (Sept. 26, 2013).

“When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the [judge].” Cicero. After pleading guilty to criminal charges, an inmate sent his sentencing judge documents claiming the judge owed him $500 million. After the inmate filed a lien against the judge’s property, the judge sought and was granted an order declaring the lien spurious and invalid pursuant to CRS § 38-35-204 and CRCP 105.1. On appeal, the inmate claimed the court erred in finding the lien invalid, but did not provide any legal or factual support for its validity. Further, the inmate argued the judge failed to exhaust administrative remedies before challenging the lien. The court of appeals held that, with no supporting documentation for the lien, the court properly invalidated the lien. Further, the judge’s actions complied with statutory requirements, making administrative exhaustion unnecessary and impossible.

http://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Court_of_Appeals/Opinion/2013/12CA1963-PD.pdf

http://www.cobar.org/opinions/opinion.cfm?opinionid=9097&courtid=1

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