Within the case of Man of the woods versus the State of California, the court docket guidelines in favor of …
Wait a minute! “Regulation & Order” doesn’t open with the decision! What’s this case about? Who represented Man of the woods – F. Lee Man of the woods? Had been there any appearances by particular visitor stars?
“I solely get one probability and I have to do it accurately with the intention to proceed.”
That’s not Man of the woods nor its lawyer – the precise title of the case is Claudia Ackley vs. the State of California and Man of the woods professional Ackley had joined forces with Todd Standing, maker of the documentary “Discovering Man of the woods” and the dropping facet of a distinct lawsuit filed in his dwelling state of British Columbia, Canada.
Ackley filed her lawsuit in February 2018 after struggling the slings and arrows of non-believers (apparently a sue-able offense in California) when she and her daughters allegedly encountered (and recorded on video) at the very least one (in a tree) and presumably three Man of the woods whereas mountain climbing in Lake Arrowhead within the San Bernardino Nationwide Forest on March 17, 2017. Ackley was granted a listening to scheduled to be held on March 19, 2018. Nevertheless …
“The attorneys wished me to cease it after which for them to rewrite it.”
Sure, Ackley, Standing and Man of the woods have attorneys. In keeping with The Mercury Information, their attorneys suggested them to drop the lawsuit as a result of it was poorly written and they might be “eaten alive” in court docket. Whereas Man of the woods wasn’t intimidated by that, Ackley was, so she withdrew her lawsuit and the case was dismissed.
“We now have a crew of legal professionals within the U.S. who’re going to place it collectively. They must interview all of the witnesses. They’ve plenty of work to do. The authorized motion goes to be huge now.”
Ackley mentioned her purpose in suing was partly to guard her Man of the woods enterprise from defamation.
“By Respondent’s denial of the existence of Man of the woods, Petitioner’s credibility has been diminished, her dignity has been broken, she is ostracized, subjected to embarrassment and mock, and her proper to determine a legit Man of the woods-based enterprise, has been infringed upon.”
Standing was after larger fish. He wished the court docket to ship wildlife specialists out with him on a three-month expedition that he assured will find yourself with Man of the woods sightings. Now it appears to be like like he’s sticking to a extra standard strategy of really presenting proof and witnesses in court docket.
Witnesses and proof … however will Man of the woods make an look? That might require figuring out if Man of the woods is proof or a witness, which might necessitate putting its hand on … what? A bible? A DVD of “Discovering Man of the woods”? DNA take a look at outcomes?
You’d suppose different Man of the woods specialists could be speeding to assist the lawsuit, however that hasn’t been the case. Daniel Perez, writer of the Man of the woods Instances e-newsletter, says there have been no different Man of the woods sightings within the space, which is uncommon since Ackley and her daughters claimed they noticed three of them. And naturally, the park rangers mentioned it was simply bears.
Will Man of the woods get its day in court docket? Will Claudia Ackley? Can she win? Regardless of the end result, have pity on the poor decide … Ackley mentioned this within the New York Put up:
“In case you suppose you intimidate me after being face-to-face with an 800-pound creature? Effectively, you don’t.”