UPDATE ON Leo Donofrio’s and Cort Wrotnowski’s suits FROM Leo Donofrio’s site:
[UPDATE 3:12 pm]
Cort’s Docket now shows that the renewed application to Justice Scalia is dated Nov. 29. That’s the date Cort express mailed the original papers. We don’t know if they’ve passed the original papers on or if they used the new papers submitted in person today by Cort. If they used the old papers, then why was Cort told yesterday it would take seven days? Perhaps they used the new papers with the original date of filing. We don’t know.
[UPDATE 2:44pm] – Cort’s docket has been updated at SCOTUS. The application has been “refiled and submitted to Justice Scalia”.
SCOTUS UPDATES for December 2, 2008: CORT WROTNOWSKI HAND DELIVERS EMERGENCY APPLICATION – DONOFRIO LETTER REGARDING NJ JUDGE MISCONDUCT HITS DOCKET
Cort Wrotnowski, (SCOTUS Docket No. 08A469) a day after facing the shock of his life when told by a SCOTUS clerk that his renewed application to Justice Scalia would be held back for 7 days due to anthrax screening, hand delivered 10 copies of his renewed application to the Security booth at SCOTUS this morning at 10:30 AM. Cort was told by the Clerk’s office that the papers would “probably” be in the Clerk’s office by 2:00 PM. Cort’s application, according to Supreme Court Rule 22.1, should be “transmitted promptly” to the Honorable Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. Keep your eyes on that Docket to see if they will follow the Rules of Court.
In my case, SCOTUS Docket No. 08A407, Donofrio v. Wells, the docket has been updated to include the letter I sent to all nine Justices which included copies of official Judicial Misconduct allegations against the New Jersey Judge who handled my initial NJ Appellate Division case. This is important because the letter made clear that should the SCOTUS request an official copy of the case file from the lower court, the file on record there is fraudulent.
It’s significant to note that I sent this letter directly to the nine Justices. While I did send a copy to the Clerk of the Court, the copies I sent to Justices went directly to them without asking the Clerk to distribute them. Since this was not an official pleading, I wasn’t required to go through the Clerk’s office. The letter was sent on November 22, 2008 but has only just hit the Docket today, December 2, 2008. I didn’t think this letter would become part of the Docket. I expect members of the press might be able to find out what this means. Nobody in the Clerk’s office will take my calls.