One of the worst piece of anti-Catholic bigotry I have ever seen in the legal profession.
Religious slurs in lawyer’s memo have court up in arms
By David Hanners
Updated: 11/30/2011 10:37:03 PM CST
In the sedate and sober world of bankruptcy law, one lawyer’s memorandum sticks out like a sore loser.”Across the country the court systems and particularly the Bankruptcy Court in Minnesota, are composed of a bunch of ignoramus, bigoted Catholic beasts that carry the sword of the church,” the Nov. 25 filing said.
It went on to call one bankruptcy judge “a Catholic Knight Witch Hunter,” said one trustee was “a priest’s boy” and claimed another trustee is a “Jesuitess.”
It got worse from there.
Hastings lawyer Rebekah Nett also called U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Nancy Dreher and other court personnel “dirty Catholics.” Then she expressed concerns over what might transpire at a hearing docketed for next week, writing, “Catholic deeds throughout the history have been bloody and murderous.”
People who spend their time writing and reading legal documents were stunned.
“I’ve never seen anything in 30 years of practicing law like this,” said Brian Leonard, a bankruptcy trustee. “This is so far over the line, it’s in another world.”
There is a lot more.