The Kerchner et al vs Obama & Congress et al Appeal to the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals to Be Decided on the Briefs with No Oral Argument
For Immediate Release - 15 June 2010
A Letter of Notification from the three Judge panel which will decide the Appeal case has been electronically received by Attorney Mario Apuzzo in the Kerchner v Obama & Congress appeal case. The three Judges have ruled that the Kerchner et al vs Obama & Congress et al Appeal to the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals located in Philadelphia PA will be decided on the written briefs already submitted to court with no Oral Arguments being allowed. Thus the tentatively scheduled Oral Arguments for 29 June 2010 in Newark NJ have been canceled. See below link and comments by Attorney Mario Apuzzo for more details. Contact Attorney Mario Apuzzo for additional comments and details if needed:
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Kerchner v Obama & Congress
The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals which sits in Philadelphia has notified me today by letter dated June 15, 2010 that there will not be any oral argument on the Kerchner appeal to that Court. The case will be submitted on the briefs on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Our presence is therefore not required.
The Court also informed me that the Third Circuit Panel that will decide the appeal will be comprised of Circuit Judges Sloviter, Barry, and Hardiman.
The court can call for oral argument when it has questions. As we know, the Federal District Court granted Obama’s/Congress’s motion to dismiss the complaint/petition for lack of standing and political question. The Kerchner plaintiffs have appealed that decision to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. On a motion to dismiss the complaint on its face for lack of standing and political question, both the trial and the appeals courts are supposed to accept the facts alleged in the complaint/petition as true and in a light most favorable to the non-movant. We have alleged and shown that Obama is not and cannot be an Article II “natural born Citizen” because he was born a subject of Great Britain through descent from his British subject/citizen father who was never a U.S. citizen, making Obama born with dual and conflicting allegiances if he was born in the U.S. or with sole allegiance to Great Britain if he was born in Kenya. We have also alleged and shown that Obama has not conclusively proven that he was even born in Hawaii. Obama and Congress have presented no evidence or argument to the Federal District Court or to the Court of Appeals contesting these arguments. The issues of standing and political question are well briefed. We have presented in our briefs how the Kerchner plaintiffs have standing and how the Obama eligibility issue does not present any objectionable political question for the Court. Hence, the Court might not have any questions and so it did not see any need for oral argument.
Of course, it is our hope that the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals reverses the decision of the Federal District Court which dismissed the complaint/petition for lack of standing and political question and returns the Kerchner case to the District Court for discovery and trial. If the Third Circuit Court affirms the District Court, we will then be filing a petition for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court which will have the final word in any event.
Mario Apuzzo, Esq.
June 15, 2010